A favorable impression.
When a movie gets two thumbs up, this is an example of a favorable review.
When you ask a question and the answer seems like it will be yes, this is an example of a time when you can expect a favorable response.
When you negotiate a divorce settlement and you get more than you really should have, this is an example of a favorable outcome.
When your doctor says it is very likely you will make a full recovery, this is an example of a favorable prognosis.
Origin of favorable
- From Old French favorable, from Latin favorabilis