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mislike

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(Entry 1 of 2)

a strong feeling of not liking or approving
  • a well-known mislike of stuffy, formal affairs

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mislike

verb

Synonyms & Antonyms of mislike (Entry 2 of 2)

1 to feel dislike for
  • as Shakespeare's Othello famously pleaded, "Mislike me not for my complexion"

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2 to hold an unfavorable opinion of
  • he's such a polite, friendly, and kind young man, it's hard to see how any prospective father-in-law could mislike him

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“Mislike.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/mislike. Accessed 6 Aug. 2020.

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