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Synonyms for dislike
dɪsˈlaɪk

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Princeton's WordNet

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

    an inclination to withhold approval from some person or group

    Synonyms:
    disfavour, disapproval, disfavor

    Antonyms:
    liking, like

  2. dislike(verb)

    a feeling of aversion or antipathy

    "my dislike of him was instinctive"

    Synonyms:
    disfavour, disapproval, disfavor

    Antonyms:
    liking, like

  3. dislike(verb)

    have or feel a dislike or distaste for

    "I really dislike this salesman"

    Antonyms:
    liking, like

Wiktionary

  1. dislike(noun)

    Antonyms:
    like

  2. dislike(verb)

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

    Antonyms:
    like

  3. dislike(verb)

    Antonyms:
    like

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. dislike

    Abhor is stronger than despise, implying a shuddering recoil, especially a moral recoil. "How many shun evil as inconvenient who do not abhor it as hateful." Trench Serm. in Westm. Abbey xxvi, 297. [Murray's "New English Dictionary"] Detest expresses indignation, with something of contempt. Loathe implies disgust, physical or moral. We abhor a traitor, despise a coward, detest a liar. We dislike an uncivil person. We abhor cruelty, hate tyranny. We loathe a reptile or a flatterer. We abhor Milton's heroic Satan, but we can not despise him.

    Synonyms:
    abhor, abominate, despise, detest, hate, loathe, nauseate, scorn, shun

    Antonyms:
    admire, approve, covet, crave, desire, enjoy, esteem, esteem, like, love, relish

Editors Contribution

  1. hate

    i dislike bananas.

    Submitted by Jbmorrisii on April 20, 2020  

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. dislike(n.)

    Synonyms:
    disinclination, aversion, distaste, disrelish, antipathy, repugnance, displeasure, disgust

  2. dislike(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    disrelish, have an aversion to

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. dislike(n)

    Synonyms:
    aversion, antipathy, disrelish, disapproval, hatred, disaffection

  2. dislike(v)

    Synonyms:
    disapprove, disrelish, hate

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    aversion, antipathy, hate, abhorrence, displeasure

How to pronounce dislike?

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Alex
US English
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Daniel
British
Karen
Karen
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Veena
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How to say dislike in sign language?

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Words popularity by usage frequency

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#3527hate
#17397dislike
#29456aversion
#31276despise
#31524shun
#32649disapproval
#34727scorn
#48141displeasure
#49384loathe
#69016detest
#73795abhor
#78152antipathy
#103154abhorrence
#131547disfavor
#255157disfavour

How to use dislike in a sentence?

  1. Comedian Chelsea Peretti:

    We both dislike being typified by our gender, plus, we’re both beautiful blondes! Just kidding—I’m not blonde.

  2. Andy Murray:

    Everybody wants me and Novak Djokovic to dislike each other and people always try to stir things up between us, it’s impossible to be extremely close when we’re playing in these sorts of matches because it’s so mentally challenging and physically demanding and you need to try to still have that competitive edge as well.

  3. Charlotte Bronte, Jane Eyre:

    I must dislike those who, whatever I do to please them, persist in disliking me; I must resist those who punish me unjustly.

  4. 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.

  5. Susan Cain:

    They are the ones who prefer listening to speaking, reading to partying; who innovate and create but dislike self-promotion; who favor working on their own over brainstorming in teams.


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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