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Synonyms for dislike

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Wiktionary0.0 / 0 votes

  1. dislikenoun


  2. dislikeverb

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


  3. dislikeverb


English Synonyms and Antonyms1.0 / 1 vote

  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.

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

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

Princeton's WordNet0.0 / 0 votes

  1. disfavor, disfavour, dislike, disapprovalnoun

    an inclination to withhold approval from some person or group

    disfavour, disapproval, disfavor

    liking, like

  2. dislikeverb

    a feeling of aversion or antipathy

    "my dislike of him was instinctive"

    disfavour, disapproval, disfavor

    liking, like

  3. dislikeverb

    have or feel a dislike or distaste for

    "I really dislike this salesman"

    liking, like

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Editors Contribution0.0 / 0 votes

  1. hate

    i dislike bananas.

    Submitted by Jbmorrisii on April 20, 2020  

Dictionary of English Synonymes5.0 / 1 vote

  1. dislikenoun

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

  2. dislikeverb

    disrelish, have an aversion to

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words0.0 / 0 votes

  1. dislikenoun

    aversion, antipathy, disrelish, disapproval, hatred, disaffection

  2. dislikeverb

    disapprove, disrelish, hate

PPDB, the paraphrase database0.0 / 0 votes

  1. List of paraphrases for "dislike":

    aversion, antipathy, hate, abhorrence, displeasure

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  1. Salman Rushdie:

    Both John F. Kennedy and Nelson Mandela use the same three-word phrase which in my mind says it all, which is, 'Freedom is Indivisible,' you can't slice it up, otherwise it ceases to be freedom. You can dislike Charlie Hedbo. ... But the fact that you dislike them has nothing to do with their right to speak.

  2. Elena Kagan:

    You are essentially saying, 'Yes, we generally dislike clutter, but we're willing to make exceptions for clutter for speech that we think has special First Amendment significance,'.

  3. Groucho Marx:

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

  4. Sipho P Nkosi:

    When we dislike disappointments, we dislike the free lessons of life.

  5. Will Rogers:

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

Translations for dislike

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  • كرهArabic
  • антипа́тия, неприя́зън, [[не]] [[харе́свам]]Bulgarian
  • nemít rádCzech
  • ablehnen, UnbehagenGerman
  • malŝatiEsperanto
  • desagradar, [[no]] [[gustar]], aversiónSpanish
  • vastenmielisyys, inhoFinnish
  • [[ne]] [[pas]] [[aimer]], antipathieFrench
  • नफ़रत, नापसंद करनाHindi
  • ellenszenv, idegenkedés, idegenkedik, nem szeretHungarian
  • avversione, antipatia, [[non]] [[piacersi]]Italian
  • 嫌悪, 否む, 嫌い, 厭悪, 嫌うJapanese
  • 싫어하다, 미워하다Korean
  • odi, odioLatin
  • het land hebben aan, een hekel hebben aanDutch
  • [[não]] [[gostar]] [[de]], [[desgostar]] [[de]], não gosta, aversão, antipatiaPortuguese
  • antipatie, [[nu]]-i [[plăcea]], displăcea, aversiuneRomanian
  • неприя́знь, нелюбо́вь, [[не]] [[люби́ть]], невзлюби́ть, антипа́тияRussian
  • ogillaSwedish
  • வெறுப்புTamil
  • అయిష్టము, అయిష్టతTelugu
  • ไม่ชอบThai
  • ناپسند کرناUrdu
  • ghét, [[không]] [[ưa]], [[không]] [[thích]]Vietnamese

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