What is another word for dislike?

Pronunciation: [dɪslˈa͡ɪk] (IPA)

Dislike is a word that describes a feeling of not enjoying or appreciating something. Synonyms for dislike include words such as hate, loathe, detest, despise, abhor, and repudiate. Each of these words implies a strong negative feeling and a true lack of appreciation for something. While dislike may describe a mild sentiment, hate and loathe describe a stronger feeling of disgust or aversion. Detest and despise both imply a deep-seated hatred, while abhor suggests revulsion or a profound disgust. Repudiate specifies a rejection of something on principle, not simply due to personal preference. Synonyms for dislike can help convey a more precise sentiment and evoke a stronger emotional response.

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What are the hypernyms for Dislike?

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What are the opposite words for dislike?

Dislike is a word that denotes a negative feeling or emotion towards something or someone. The antonym of dislike is like, which means showing interest or admiration towards something or someone. Similarly, the antonyms for dislike are love, cherish, adore, admire, appreciate, and fancy. When someone likes something, it is natural for them to appreciate and admire it. Love, on the other hand, is an intense feeling of deep affection towards someone or something. Cherish means to hold someone or something dear to one's heart. Adore connotes an enthusiastic liking or affection while appreciating indicates acknowledging the value or worth of something. Lastly, fancy denotes having a liking or preference for something.

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Usage examples for Dislike

I did not think, Dick, that even your dislike of me could go so far.
"Jane Oglander"
Marie Belloc Lowndes
I believe that, in spite of herself, Lady Dorothea visited the dislike she bore Barry on his daughter.
"The Martins Of Cro' Martin, Vol. II (of II)"
Charles James Lever
You are trying that game on the wrong woman: see that you don't carry it too far, and turn her affection into dislike.
"The Locusts' Years"
Mary Helen Fee

Famous quotes with Dislike

  • We define ourselves, in part, by the discriminations we make. The value of what we love is enriched by our understanding of what we dislike.
    David Ansen
  • I'm so in control of my life, you shouldn't dislike anything I do-because I'm not only in the best place I've ever been, but it keeps getting better and better.
    Drew Barrymore
  • I don't remember ever being full of dislike and hatred for people, like some kids I've come across now.
    Jeffrey Bernard
  • I dislike when people try to pigeonhole me, when all I want is to do good work.
    Karen Black
  • However much I dislike the idea of abortion, you should not criminalize a woman who, in very difficult circumstances, makes that choice.
    Tony Blair

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