3. Prospective Affections


[Antonyms: desire.]

[Nouns] dislike, distaste, disrelish, disinclination, displacency.

reluctance; backwardness (unwillingness) [more].

repugnance, disgust, queasiness, turn, nausea, loathing; averseness, aversation, aversion; abomination, antipathy, abhorrence, horror; mortal antipathy, rooted antipathy, mortal horror, rooted horror; hatred, detestation; hate [more]; animosity [more]; hydrophobia; canine madness; byssa, xenophobia. sickener; gall and wormwood (unsavory) [more]; shuddering, cold sweat.

[Verbs] mislike misrelish, dislike disrelish; mind, object to; have rather not, not care for; have a dislike for, conceive a dislike to, entertain a dislike for, take a dislike to, have an aversion to; have no taste for, have no stomach for.

shun, avoid [more]; eschew; withdraw from, shrink from, recoil from; not be able to bear, not be able to abide, not be able to endure; shrug the shoulders at, shudder at, turn up the nose at, look askance at; make a mouth, make a wry face, make a grimace; make faces.

loathe, nauseate, abominate, detest, abhor; hate [more]; take amiss [more]; have enough of (be satiated) [more].

cause dislike, excite dislike; disincline, repel, sicken; make sick, render sick; turn one's stomach, nauseate, wamble, disgust, shock, stink in the nostrils; go against the grain, go against the stomach; stick in the throat; make one's blood run cold (give pain) [more]; pall.

[Adjectives] disliking; averse from, loth, adverse; shy of, sick of, out of conceit with; disinclined; heartsick, dogsick; queasy.

dislike; uneared for, unpopular; out of favor; repulsive, repugnant, repellant; abhorrent, insufferable, fulsome, nauseous; loathsome, loathful; offensive; disgusting; disagreeable (painful) [more].

[Adverbs] usque ad nauseam.

[Interjections] faugh! foh! ugh!

[Phrases] non libet.

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