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What does dislike mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. disfavor, disfavour, dislike, disapproval(noun)

    an inclination to withhold approval from some person or group

  2. dislike(verb)

    a feeling of aversion or antipathy

    "my dislike of him was instinctive"

  3. dislike(verb)

    have or feel a dislike or distaste for

    "I really dislike this salesman"

Wiktionary

  1. dislike(Noun)

    An attitude or a feeling of distaste or aversion.

  2. dislike(Verb)

    To displease; to offend. (In third-person only.)

  3. dislike(Verb)

    To have a feeling of aversion or antipathy towards; not to like.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Dislike(verb)

    to regard with dislike or aversion; to disapprove; to disrelish

  2. Dislike(verb)

    to awaken dislike in; to displease

  3. Dislike(noun)

    a feeling of positive and usually permanent aversion to something unpleasant, uncongenial, or offensive; disapprobation; repugnance; displeasure; disfavor; -- the opposite of liking or fondness

  4. Dislike(noun)

    discord; dissension

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Dislike

    dis-līk′, v.t. to be displeased with: to disapprove of: to have an aversion to.—n. disinclination: aversion: distaste: disapproval.—adjs. Dislike′able, Dislik′able; Dislike′ful (Spens.)—v.t. Dislik′en (Shak.), to make unlike.—n. Dislike′ness (obs.), unlikeness. [L. dis, neg., and like; the genuine Eng. word is mislike.]

British National Corpus

  1. Verbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'dislike' in Verbs Frequency: #980

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of dislike in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of dislike in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Will Rogers:

    The only time people dislike gossip is when you gossip about them.

  2. Sallust:

    To like and dislike the same things, that is indeed true friendship.

  3. Maria Sharapova:

    I really dislike doing that, but it's quite educational, at least that's what the coaches tell me.

  4. Robert Byrne:

    Learning to dislike children at an early age saves a lot of expense and aggravation later in life.

  5. Groucho Marx:

    Money frees you from doing things you dislike. Since I dislike doing nearly everything, money is handy.

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Translations for dislike

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • كرهArabic
  • [[не]] [[харе́свам]], неприя́зън, антипа́тияBulgarian
  • nemít rádCzech
  • ablehnen, UnbehagenGerman
  • malŝatiEsperanto
  • aversión, desagradar, [[no]] [[gustar]]Spanish
  • vastenmielisyys, inhoFinnish
  • antipathie, [[ne]] [[pas]] [[aimer]]French
  • नापसंद करना, नफ़रतHindi
  • idegenkedik, nem szeret, idegenkedés, ellenszenvHungarian
  • [[non]] [[piacersi]], avversione, antipatiaItalian
  • 厭悪, 嫌悪, 嫌う, 否む, 嫌いJapanese
  • 미워하다, 싫어하다Korean
  • odi, odioLatin
  • het land hebben aan, een hekel hebben aanDutch
  • [[desgostar]] [[de]], [[não]] [[gostar]] [[de]], aversão, antipatiaPortuguese
  • aversiune, displăcea, antipatie, [[nu]]-i [[plăcea]]Romanian
  • [[не]] [[люби́ть]], нелюбо́вь, неприя́знь, невзлюби́ть, антипа́тияRussian
  • ogillaSwedish
  • అయిష్టత, అయిష్టముTelugu
  • ไม่ชอบThai
  • ناپسند کرناUrdu
  • ghét, [[không]] [[thích]], [[không]] [[ưa]]Vietnamese

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