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, disapprovalnoun

    an inclination to withhold approval from some person or group

  2. dislikeverb

    a feeling of aversion or antipathy

    "my dislike of him was instinctive"

  3. dislikeverb

    have or feel a dislike or distaste for

    "I really dislike this salesman"

Wiktionary

  1. dislikenoun

    An attitude or a feeling of distaste or aversion.

  2. dislikeverb

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

  3. dislikeverb

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

Webster Dictionary

  1. Dislikeverb

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

  2. Dislikeverb

    to awaken dislike in; to displease

  3. Dislikenoun

    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. Dislikenoun

    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.]

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  1. Verbs Frequency

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

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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. Anuj Somany:

    Some people around a person have a mysterious way of showing their dislike towards him, as they like regularly almost everything that he says or shares on his social media account.

  2. J. R. R. Tolkien:

    I cordially dislike allegory in all its manifestations, and always have done since I grew old and wary enough to detect its presence.

  3. 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.

  4. Bernie Sanders:

    I don't want my integrity and honesty to be impugned, this is a lie, an absolute lie. Okay? We will win, or we'll lose -- we do it honestly. I really dislike people suggesting, what? We're going to bring in students from out of state, who are going to perjure themselves by saying they live in Iowa?

  5. Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate:

    You always see the world as you are, following your own image at every juncture. When you don't like something, it's probably because it reminds you of the part of your self that you dislike most.

Images & Illustrations of dislike

  1. dislikedislikedislikedislikedislike

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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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