mislike

verb mis·like \ -ˈlīk \

Definition of mislike

transitive verb
1 archaic : displease
2 : dislike

mislike

noun

Examples of mislike in a Sentence

  1. as Shakespeare's Othello famously pleaded, “Mislike me not for my complexion”

  2. he's such a polite, friendly, and kind young man, it's hard to see how any prospective father-in-law could mislike him

First Known Use of mislike

before 12th century

mislike Synonyms

Synonyms
disfavor, disrelish, dislike
Antonyms
adore, cotton (to), delight (in), dig, enjoy, fancy, groove (on), like, love, relish, revel (in)
Related Words
abhor, abominate, detest, execrate, hate, loathe, resent; condemn, despise, scorn; cringe (at), disapprove (of), frown (on or upon), mind, object (to), shy (from or away from)
Near Antonyms
admire, appreciate, cherish, esteem, regard, respect; adore, deify, idolize, revere, reverence, venerate, worship; prize, treasure, value; drink (in), savor (also savour); dote (on), idolize; favor, prefer


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