Dislike

Definition of Dislike

Dis`like´
v. t.1.To regard with dislike or aversion; to disapprove; to disrelish.
[imp. & p. p. Disliked ; p. pr. & vb. n. Disliking.]
Every nation dislikes an impost.
- Johnson.
2.To awaken dislike in; to displease.
n.1.A feeling of positive and usually permanent aversion to something unpleasant, uncongenial, or offensive; disapprobation; repugnance; displeasure; disfavor; - the opposite of liking or fondness.
God's grace . . . gives him continual dislike to sin.
- Hammond.
The hint malevolent, the look oblique,
The obvious satire, or implied dislike.
- Hannah More.
We have spoken of the dislike of these excellent women for Sheridan and Fox.
- J. Morley.
His dislike of a particular kind of sensational stories.
- A. W. Ward.
2.Discord; dissension.

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