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Definition 1: an inclination to withhold approval from some person or group - [noun denoting cognition]

Synonyms for dislike in the sense of this definition

(dislike is a kind of ...) an attitude of mind especially one that favors one alternative over others

"he had an inclination to give up too easily" "a tendency to be too strict"

(... is a kind of dislike ) an idiomatic term for being in disfavor

"in the doghouse"

(... is a kind of dislike ) severe disapproval

Definition 2: a feeling of aversion or antipathy - [noun denoting feeling]

Samples where dislike or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • my dislike of him was instinctive

(dislike is a kind of ...) the experiencing of affective and emotional states

"she had a feeling of euphoria" "he had terrible feelings of guilt" "I disliked him and the feeling was mutual"

(... is a kind of dislike ) dislike for new technology

(... is a kind of dislike ) a strong dislike

"they took a scunner against the United States"

(... is a kind of dislike ) feelings of dislike and anxiety

"the cave gave me the creepy-crawlies"

(... is a kind of dislike ) strong feelings of dislike

(... is a kind of dislike ) lack of respect accompanied by a feeling of intense dislike

"he was held in contempt" "the despite in which outsiders were held is legendary"

(... is a kind of dislike ) a feeling of disliking something or what someone is doing

(... is a kind of dislike ) a feeling of intense dislike

(... is a kind of dislike ) the feeling of being alienated from other people

(... is a kind of dislike ) dislike experienced as an absence of friendliness

(... is a kind of dislike ) dislike (or fear) of Britain and British customs

(... is a kind of dislike ) that toward which you are inclined to feel dislike

"his disinclination for modesty is well known"

(... is a kind of dislike ) an actively expressed feeling of dislike and hostility

Definition 3: have or feel a dislike or distaste for - [verb of emotion]

Samples where dislike or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • I really dislike this salesman

(... is a kind of dislike ) feel bitter or indignant about

"She resents being paid less than her co-workers"

(... is a kind of dislike ) dislike intensely; feel antipathy or aversion towards

"I hate Mexican food" "She detests politicians"

(dislike implies ...) consider bad or wrong

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