HyperDic: dislike

English > 3 senses of the word dislike:
NOUNcognitiondislike, disfavor, disfavour, disapprovalan inclination to withhold approval from some person or group
feelingdislikea feeling of aversion or antipathy
VERBemotiondislikehave or feel a dislike or distaste for
dislike > pronunciation
Soundsdihslay'k
Rhymesalike ... wormlike: 58 rhymes with ayk...
English > dislike: 3 senses > noun 1, cognition
MeaningAn inclination to withhold approval from some person or group.
Synonymsdisfavor, disfavour, disapproval
NarrowerdoghouseAn idiomatic term for being in disfavor
reprobationsevere disapproval
Broaderinclination, disposition, tendencyAn attitude of mind especially one that favors one alternative over others
Spanishdesaprobación
Catalandesaprovació
English > dislike: 3 senses > noun 2, feeling
MeaningA feeling of aversion or antipathy.
Example"my dislike of him was instinctive"
NarrowerAnglophobiadislike (or fear) of Britain and British customs
alienation, disaffection, estrangementThe feeling of being alienated from other people
antagonismAn actively expressed feeling of dislike and hostility
antipathy, aversion, distasteA feeling of intense dislike
contempt, disdain, scorn, despitelack of respect accompanied by a feeling of intense dislike
creepy-crawliesFeelings of dislike and anxiety
disapprovalA feeling of disliking something or what someone is doing
disgustStrong feelings of dislike
disinclinationThat toward which you are inclined to feel dislike
scunnerA strong dislike
technophobiadislike for new technology
unfriendlinessdislike experienced as an absence of friendliness
BroaderfeelingThe experiencing of affective and emotional states
OppositelikingA feeling of pleasure and enjoyment
Spanishantipatía, asco, aversión, desagrado, disgusto
Catalanantipatia, desgrat, tírria
Verbsdislikehave or feel a dislike or distaste for
English > dislike: 3 senses > verb 1, emotion
MeaningHave or feel a dislike or distaste for.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody; Somebody ----s INFINITIVE
ModelSam cannot dislike Sue; Sam and Sue dislike the movie
Example"I really dislike this salesman"
EntailsdisapproveConsider bad / bad or wrong
Caused bydispleaseGive displeasure to
Narrowerhate, detestdislike intensely
resentFeel bitter or indignant about
OppositelikeFind enjoyable or agreeable
Spanishdesagradar, detestar
Catalandesagradar, detestar
Nounsdislikea feeling of aversion or antipathy

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