- [archaic or literary/arcaico o literario] poco agraciado, mal parecidoMore example sentences
- Any changes to the council tax system, for example the introduction of new bands, should not be allowed to worsen the already ill-favoured position of rural areas.
- He is afflicted with recurring clinical depression, driven by stress - for instance, by terror about jumping out of aeroplanes or plucking up the nerve to mention to Mma Ramotswe his custody of two ill-favoured orphans.
- He also had some fun mocking an ill-favoured ginger-haired family: ‘There are some things in life you can't choose.’
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Spain's War of Independence against Napoleon Bonaparte's French occupation was ignited by the popular revolt in Madrid on 2 May 1808 against the French army. With support from the Duke of Wellington, Spanish resistance continued for over five years in a guerra de guerrillas which gave the world the concept and the term guerrilla warfare. The autocratic Fernando VII was restored to the throne in 1814, and his first act was to abolish the progressive Constitution of Cadiz adopted in 1812.