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dislike

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of dislike

  1. 1 a strong feeling of not liking or approving we have a strong dislike for olives and wouldn't eat them even if we were paid Synonyms of dislike allergy, averseness, aversion, disfavor, disinclination, disliking, disrelish, down [chiefly British], mislike Words Related to dislike disgust, distaste, loathing, nausea, repugnance, repulsion, revulsion; abhorrence, abomination, antipathy, detestation, execration, hate, hatred; deprecation, disapproval, displeasure, dissatisfaction; jaundice Near Antonyms of dislike affection, attachment, devotedness, devotion, love, passion; bent, leaning, penchant, predilection, propensity, tendency Antonyms of dislike appetite, favor, fondness, like, liking, partiality, preference, relish, shine, taste, use

  2. 2 refusal to accept as right or desirable the public's general dislike of negative campaign ads Synonyms of dislike deprecation, disapprobation, discountenance, disesteem, disfavor, disapproval, displeasureWords Related to dislike disrelish, distaste; rejection, thumbs-down; blame, censure, condemnation, criticism, denunciation, dispraise, opprobrium, reprehension, reproach, reprobation; antagonism, antipathy, hostility; belittlement, disparagement, objection, oppositionNear Antonyms of dislike acclaim, commendation, praise; endorsement (also indorsement), sanction, thumbs-up; empathy, sympathyAntonyms of dislike approbation, approval, favor


dislike

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of dislike

  1. 1 to feel dislike for the two dogs disliked each other the first time they met, and never did become friends Synonyms of dislike disfavor, disrelish, mislike Words Related to dislike 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 of dislike 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 Antonyms of dislike adore, cotton (to), delight (in), dig, enjoy, fancy, groove (on), like, love, relish, revel (in)

  2. 2 to hold an unfavorable opinion of dislike the governor's heavy-handed way of pushing his agenda Synonyms of dislike deprecate, discountenance, disesteem, disfavor, disapprove, frown (on or upon), mislike, reprove, tsk-tsk, tut (over or about), tut-tut (over or about)Words Related to dislike disrelish, object (to), pooh-pooh (also pooh), reject, reprehend, reprobate, scorn; censure, condemn, criticize, denounce, discommend; chide, rebuke, reproach, scoldNear Antonyms of dislike endorse (also indorse), sanction, support; adore, delight (in), dig, enjoy, fancy, groove (on), love, relish, revel (in)Antonyms of dislike approve, favor, like



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