What does dislike mean?

Definitions for dislike
dɪsˈlaɪkdis·like

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word dislike.

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.]

Suggested Resources

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British National Corpus

  1. Verbs Frequency

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

How to pronounce dislike?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say dislike in sign language?

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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

Examples of dislike in a Sentence

  1. Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate:

    We often hate or ridicule something that we believe to represent an integral part of our selves, our own character that we dislike internally. It's a dichotomy that we can't and won't hate anything that is truly outside our element. We're surely our own worst critics.

  2. Tracy Beckerman:

    Having had a child who was a victim of bullying on Facebook, there are already enough opportunities for kids to pick on each other through social media without adding something like a' Dislike' button, the problem with a' Dislike' button is it does not allow for any conversation.

  3. Tom Kupfer:

    Smallpox alone killed millions of millions of people, so if a human ancestor was predisposed to attend to those bumps, to dislike them and stay away from them.

  4. William Blum:

    I knew it would help the book's sales and I was not bothered by who it was coming from, if he shares with me a deep dislike for certain aspects of U.S. foreign policy, then I'm not going to spurn any endorsement of the book by him.

  5. Oscar Wilde:

    Morality is simply the attitude we adopt toward people we personally dislike.

Images & Illustrations of dislike

  1. dislikedislikedislikedislikedislike

Popularity rank by frequency of use

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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, antipatia, não gostaPortuguese
  • 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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