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Definition of Favorable


  1. Full of favor; favoring; manifesting partiality; kind; propitious; friendly.
  2. Conducive; contributing; tending to promote or facilitate; advantageous; convenient.
  3. Beautiful; well-favored.

Favorable Quotations

If one does not know to which port one is sailing, no wind is favorable.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca

A strong, successful man is not the victim of his environment. He creates favorable conditions. His own inherent force and energy compel things to turn out as he desires.
Orison Swett Marden

I constructed a laboratory in the neighborhood of Pike's Peak. The conditions in the pure air of the Colorado Mountains proved extremely favorable for my experiments, and the results were most gratifying to me.
Nikola Tesla

Never did a government commence under auspices so favorable, nor ever was success so complete.
James Monroe

Fortunate people often have very favorable beginnings and very tragic endings. What matters isn't being applauded when you arrive - for that is common - but being missed when you leave.
Baltasar Gracian
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Favorable Translations

favorable in Latin is aequus, prolixus, propitius, volens, prosper
favorable in Swedish is gynnsamt
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