1. favored

adjective. ['ˈfeɪvɝd'] preferred above all others and treated with partiality.


  • favorite
  • best-loved
  • preferred
  • loved
  • preferent
  • pet


  • unpopular
  • undesirable
  • unwanted
  • alienated

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Rhymes with Favored

  • quavered
  • flavored
  • wavered
  • savored

Sentences with favored

1. Verb, past tense
Although both parties advocated federalism, the Federalists favored a strong centralized government at the expense of the states.

2. Adjective
It is also one of the favored spots for a day at the beach.

3. Verb, past participle
In the past, jet lag cures have favored the complex or expensive.

Quotes about favored

1. It's one of the worst-kept secrets of family life that all parents have a preferred son or daughter, and the rules for acknowledging it are the same everywhere: The favored kids recognize their status and keep quiet about it - the better to preserve the good thing they've got going and to keep their siblings off their back.
- Jeffrey Kluger

2. When the government puts its imprimatur on a particular religion it conveys a message of exclusion to all those who do not adhere to the favored beliefs. A government cannot be premised on the belief that all persons are created equal when it asserts that God prefers some.
- Harry A. Blackmun

2. ill-favored

adjective. usually used of a face.


  • ugly


  • pleasing
  • graceful

3. well-favored

adjective. pleasing in appearance especially by reason of conformity to ideals of form and proportion.


  • good-looking
  • well-favoured
  • better-looking
  • fine-looking
  • beautiful


  • stingy
  • displeasing
  • unattractive
  • ugliness