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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 for "dislike":

    aversion, antipathy, hate, abhorrence, displeasure

How to pronounce dislike?

Alex
Alex
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Daniel
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Karen
Karen
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Veena
Veena
Indian

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. Debbie Greene:

    Maybe a' sad' button instead of' Dislike.

  2. 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.

  3. Oscar Fingall O'Flahertie Wills Wilde:

    I dislike arguments of any kind. They are always vulgar, and often convincing.

  4. Bob Vander Plaats:

    It's not that we dislike Santorum.

  5. Kwon Ji-an:

    I was too young and socially immature to digest all the glamour and changes in the environment, and there's no self-medication whatsoever, then how do you respond to all of those vicious online comments? If you explain, they'll dismiss it as an excuse, and if you fight, they'll dislike you even more.

Images & Illustrations of dislike

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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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