Favorable to Feasible

(Fa"vor*a*ble) a. [Written also favourable.] [F. favorable, L. favorabilis favored, popular, pleasing, fr. favor. See Favor, n.]

1. Full of favor; favoring; manifesting partiality; kind; propitious; friendly.

Lend favorable ears to our request.

Lord, thou hast been favorable unto thy land.
Ps. lxxxv. 1.

2. Conducive; contributing; tending to promote or facilitate; advantageous; convenient.

A place very favorable for the making levies of men.

The temper of the climate, favorable to generation, health, and long life.
Sir W. Temple.

3. Beautiful; well-favored. [Obs.] Spenser.

Fa"vora*ble*ness, n.Fa"vor*a*bly, sdv.

The faborableness of the present times to all extertions in the cause of liberty.

(Fa"vored) a.

1. Countenanced; aided; regarded with kidness; as, a favored friend.

2. Having a certain favor or appearance; featured; as, well-favored; hard-favored, etc.

(Fa"vored*ly) adv. In a favored or a favorable manner; favorably. [Obs.] Deut. xvii. 1. Arscham.

(Fa"vored*ness), n. Appearance. [Obs.]

(Fa"vor*er) n. One who favors; one who regards with kindness or friendship; a well-wisher; one who assists or promotes success or prosperity. [Written also favourer.]

And come to us as favorers, not as foes.

(Fa"vor*ess) n. A woman who favors or gives countenance. [Written also fovouress.]

(Fa"vor*ing), a. That favors.Fa"vor*ing*ly, adv.

(Fa"vor*ite) n. [OF. favorit favored, F. favori, fem. favorite, p. p. of OF. favorir, cf. It. favorito, frm. favorita, fr. favorire to favor. See Favor.]

1. A person or thing regarded with peculiar favor; one treated with partiality; one preferred above others; especially, one unduly loved, trusted, and enriched with favors by a person of high rank or authority.

Committing to a wicked favorite
All public cares.

2. pl. Short curls dangling over the temples; — fashionable in the reign of Charles II. [Obs.] Farquhar.

3. (Sporting) The competitor (as a horse in a race) that is judged most likely to win; the competitor standing highest in the betting.

(Fa"vor*ite), a. Regarded with particular affection, esteem, or preference; as, a favorite walk; a favorite child. "His favorite argument." Macaulay.

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