dislikeable

dislike

[dis-lahyk]
verb (used with object), disliked, disliking.
1.
to regard with displeasure, antipathy, or aversion: I dislike working. I dislike oysters.
noun
2.
a feeling of aversion; antipathy: a strong dislike for Bach.

Origin:
1545–55; dis-1 + like2

dislikable, dislikeable, adjective
predislike, noun, verb (used with object), predisliked, predisliking.
self-dislike, noun
self-disliked, adjective


2. disrelish. Dislike, disgust, distaste, repugnance imply antipathy toward something. Dislike is a general word, sometimes connoting an inherent or permanent feeling of antipathy for something: to have a dislike for crowds. Disgust connotes a feeling of loathing for what is offensive to the feelings and sensibilities: He felt disgust at seeing such ostentation. Distaste implies a more or less settled dislike: to have distaste for spicy foods, for hard work. Repugnance is a strong feeling of aversion for, and antagonism toward, something: to feel repugnance for (or toward ) low criminals.
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dislike (dɪsˈlaɪk)
 
vb
1.  (tr) to consider unpleasant or disagreeable
 
n
2.  a feeling of aversion or antipathy
 
dis'likable
 
adj
 
dis'likeable
 
adj

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dislike
c.1540 (implied in disliking), hybrid which ousted native mislike as the opposite of like. 16c. also had the excellent dislove "hate, cease to love," but it did not survive.
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