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dis·​rel·​ish (ˌ)dis-ˈre-lish How to pronounce disrelish (audio)
disrelished; disrelishing; disrelishes

transitive verb

: to find unpalatable or distasteful


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: lack of relish : distaste, dislike

Examples of disrelish in a Sentence

Verb I disrelish the thought of sitting through endless meetings on the matter. Noun she showed a clear disrelish for the task of taking on her coworker's responsibilities

Word History

First Known Use


1604, in the meaning defined above


circa 1625, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of disrelish was in 1604

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Cite this Entry

“Disrelish.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/disrelish. Accessed 20 Apr. 2024.

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