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disliking

[ dis-lahyk ]SEE DEFINITION OF disliking

Synonyms for disliking

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Antonyms for disliking

  • admire
  • adore
  • approve
  • be happy
  • cherish
  • face
  • like
  • love
  • meet
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR DISLIKING

They made him a midshipman; but, disliking the sea, he was determined to go to America.

Forrester turned, knowing exactly what to expect, and disliking it in advance.

She has some reason, or she thinks she has, for disliking him, as she calls it.

What is dangerous is disliking a thing when we know what it is.

Whistler, while disliking his art, was wont to wish he had been his pupil.

Then I was not unjust, father, in thinking ill of the man and disliking him.

Did the bookkeeper have any other reasons for disliking you?

It was a wonder to me how Jack would persist in disliking this fellow.

He has another reason for disliking you, but of that by-and-by.

What I value is the pleasantness of the man and not his liking or disliking for myself.

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.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR DISLIKING

averse

adjectiveopposing
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