Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR DISLIKES

He dislikes to have me visit Aspasia; and was angry because I danced with Alcibiades.

But your father has given his sanction to your brother's dislikes, your uncles', and every body's!

Our judgment is always too much at the mercy of our likes and dislikes.

I'm pretty sure that Mrs. Van Dam dislikes to see us together.

He dislikes notoriety, thinking that a man is to be 'measured by what he does, not by what is said about him.'

He dislikes it to be shown—to strangers: the other is a Digby.

I do not presume to dictate to you your friendships or your dislikes.

He won't be there, she won't let him stay; she dislikes him too much; I know that, Smith.

As a matter of fact, I dislike her, and of course that means she dislikes me.

That it was a dreadful thing to live in families and have dislikes, and not give satisfactions.

WORD ORIGIN

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

Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.