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fall into disfavor

to lose one's influence; to be preferred less and less. This style of government fell into disfavor some years ago. Poor Lee fell into disfavor with the boss and lost all his special privileges.
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By (A), however, this amounts to claiming that my murdering John is worthy of my greater disfavor than George's murdering John.
Some of the reasons have to do with the history of politics wherein kings and other rulers were expected to treat their subjects similarly, without favor to some of them and disfavor to others.
and her associates undertook their analysis based on patients who were taking vitamin E during the time before high-dose vitamin E fell into disfavor.
In addition, I really disfavor a long complicated set of departure instructions thrown in with the takeoff clearance, such as: "November 12X, leaving 1000 turn right heading 250 until leaving 2000 then further right 350; amend altitude maintain 3000 till further advised; cleared for immediate takeoff, wind 220 at 20, gusting 29.
However, with the current turmoil in the mortgage markets, piggybacks and other exotic, high-risk loans have fallen into disfavor.
By the time she grew old enough to marry, John Smith had fallen into disfavor and disappeared from her life; and the settlers had barely survived many changes in leadership and adapting to life in America.
As a Navy chaplain, I once experienced much disfavor among other chaplaIns in Vietnam when I pondered among them, "What rank do you think Christ would have worn?
A proposed acquisition of ADVO drew the market's disfavor and the stock dropped from $24 to $18 since early July.
Legally, the courts disfavor the use of race unless (as in Gautreaux), race is used as a direct remedy to documented discrimination.
Loehe tried to mediate a dispute between Walther and Grabau and earned disfavor from supporters of both sides
From allegory as a device for interpreting Biblical passages that fell into disfavor since the eighteenth century but is occasionally still used at the popular level, to a brief history of the interpretation of the Book of Zechariah, Dictionary for Theological Interpretation of the Bible is filled with thoughtful, well-reasoned discourse and is highly accessible to readers of all backgrounds.
In North America, coastal salmon farms fell into public disfavor as they became implicated in both algae blooms (fed by fish feces) and the further decline of wild salmon runs (due to competition and interbreeding with escapees from the farms).
Many of the reasons for Kircher's recent and well-deserved popularity are just those features of his career and writings that found such disfavor among critics from the eighteenth century to the twentieth, as Daniel Stolzenberg points out in his introductory essay.
DF: One thing that interests me about your alternative-space, artist's-books kickoff point is that I've found younger people today may view the '80s not in terms of those politics but as a commercial period, when the gallery system recovered after a period of disfavor in the '60s and '70s.