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dislike

noun

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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

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2 refusal to accept as right or desirable
  • the public's general dislike of negative campaign ads

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dislike

verb

Synonyms & Antonyms of dislike (Entry 2 of 2)

1 to feel dislike for
  • the two dogs disliked each other the first time they met, and never did become friends

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2 to hold an unfavorable opinion of
  • dislike the governor's heavy-handed way of pushing his agenda

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The first known use of dislike was in 1567

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“Dislike.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/dislike. Accessed 27 May. 2022.

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