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I dislike the word 'victim.' I dislike being told that I 'lost' my husband - as if I had idly abandoned you by the side of the railway track like an unwanted pair of old shoes.
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Meaning of "dislike" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF DISLIKE

dislike  [dɪsˈlaɪk] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF DISLIKE

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Dislike is a verb and can also act as a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

The verb is the part of the sentence that is conjugated and expresses action and state of being.

See the conjugation of the verb dislike in English.

WHAT DOES DISLIKE MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Disgust

Disgust is an emotional response of revulsion to something considered offensive or unpleasant. In The Expression of the Emotions in Man and Animals, Charles Darwin wrote that disgust is a sensation that refers to something revolting. Disgust is experienced primarily in relation to the sense of taste, and secondarily to anything which causes a similar feeling by sense of smell, touch, or vision. Musically sensitive people may even be disgusted by the cacophony of inharmonious sounds. Research continually has proven a relationship between disgust and anxiety disorders such as arachnophobia, blood-injection-injury type phobias, and contamination fear related obsessive–compulsive disorder. Disgust is one of the basic emotions of Robert Plutchik's theory of emotions and has been studied extensively by Paul Rozin. It invokes a characteristic facial expression, one of Paul Ekman's six universal facial expressions of emotion. Unlike the emotions of fear, anger, and sadness, disgust is associated with a decrease in heart rate.

Definition of dislike in the English dictionary

The definition of dislike in the dictionary is to consider unpleasant or disagreeable. Other definition of dislike is a feeling of aversion or antipathy.

CONJUGATION OF THE VERB TO DISLIKE

PRESENT

Present
I dislike
you dislike
he/she/it dislikes
we dislike
you dislike
they dislike
Present continuous
I am disliking
you are disliking
he/she/it is disliking
we are disliking
you are disliking
they are disliking
Present perfect
I have disliked
you have disliked
he/she/it has disliked
we have disliked
you have disliked
they have disliked
Present perfect continuous
I have been disliking
you have been disliking
he/she/it has been disliking
we have been disliking
you have been disliking
they have been disliking
Present tense is used to refer to circumstances that exist at the present time or over a period that includes the present time. The present perfect refers to past events, although it can be considered to denote primarily the resulting present situation rather than the events themselves.

PAST

Past
I disliked
you disliked
he/she/it disliked
we disliked
you disliked
they disliked
Past continuous
I was disliking
you were disliking
he/she/it was disliking
we were disliking
you were disliking
they were disliking
Past perfect
I had disliked
you had disliked
he/she/it had disliked
we had disliked
you had disliked
they had disliked
Past perfect continuous
I had been disliking
you had been disliking
he/she/it had been disliking
we had been disliking
you had been disliking
they had been disliking
Past tense forms express circumstances existing at some time in the past,

FUTURE

Future
I will dislike
you will dislike
he/she/it will dislike
we will dislike
you will dislike
they will dislike
Future continuous
I will be disliking
you will be disliking
he/she/it will be disliking
we will be disliking
you will be disliking
they will be disliking
Future perfect
I will have disliked
you will have disliked
he/she/it will have disliked
we will have disliked
you will have disliked
they will have disliked
Future perfect continuous
I will have been disliking
you will have been disliking
he/she/it will have been disliking
we will have been disliking
you will have been disliking
they will have been disliking
The future is used to express circumstances that will occur at a later time.

CONDITIONAL

Conditional
I would dislike
you would dislike
he/she/it would dislike
we would dislike
you would dislike
they would dislike
Conditional continuous
I would be disliking
you would be disliking
he/she/it would be disliking
we would be disliking
you would be disliking
they would be disliking
Conditional perfect
I would have dislike
you would have dislike
he/she/it would have dislike
we would have dislike
you would have dislike
they would have dislike
Conditional perfect continuous
I would have been disliking
you would have been disliking
he/she/it would have been disliking
we would have been disliking
you would have been disliking
they would have been disliking
Conditional or "future-in-the-past" tense refers to hypothetical or possible actions.

IMPERATIVE

Imperative
you dislike
we let´s dislike
you dislike
The imperative is used to form commands or requests.
NONFINITE VERB FORMS
Infinitive
to dislike
Past participle
disliked
Present Participle
disliking
Infinitive shows the action beyond temporal perspective. The present participle or gerund shows the action during the session. The past participle shows the action after completion.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH DISLIKE


alike
əˈlaɪk
belike
bɪˈlaɪk
bird-like
ˈbɜːdˌlaɪk
childlike
ˈtʃaɪldˌlaɪk
godlike
ˈɡɒdˌlaɪk
homelike
ˈhəʊmˌlaɪk
human-like
ˈhjuːmənˌlaɪk
ladylike
ˈleɪdɪˌlaɪk
lifelike
ˈlaɪfˌlaɪk
like
laɪk
like-for-like
ˌlaɪkfəˈlaɪk
likes
ˈlaɪk
lookalike
ˈlʊkəˌlaɪk
mislike
mɪsˈlaɪk
moatlike
ˈməʊtˈlaɪk
summer-like
ˈsʌməˌlaɪk
sunlike
ˈsʌnˌlaɪk
unalike
ˌʌnəˈlaɪk
unlike
ʌnˈlaɪk
wandlike
ˈwɒndˌlaɪk

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE DISLIKE

disleaf
dislikable
dislikeable
dislikeful
disliken
dislikeness
disliker
dislikes
dislimb
dislimn
dislink
disload
dislocate
dislocated
dislocatedly
dislocation
dislodge
dislodgement
dislodgment
disloign

WORDS THAT END LIKE DISLIKE

asslike
businesslike
canvaslike
feel like
fortresslike
garden-like
glasslike
grasslike
guitar-like
jewel-like
mosslike
puslike
pusslike
sinuslike
stone-like
suchlike
the like
there´s nothing like
unbusinesslike
virus-like

Synonyms and antonyms of dislike in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «DISLIKE»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «dislike» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of dislike

Translation of «dislike» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF DISLIKE

Find out the translation of dislike to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of dislike from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «dislike» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

不喜欢
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

no gustar
570 millions of speakers

English

dislike
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

नापसंदगी
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

يَكْرَهُ
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

не нравиться
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

não gostar
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

অপছন্দ
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

aimer (ne pas)
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Tidak suka
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

nicht mögen
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

嫌う
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

싫어하다
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

ora seneng
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

không thích
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

வெறுப்பு
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

नापसंत
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

beğenmeme
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

detestare
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

nie polubić
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

неприязнь
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

a-i displăcea
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

αντιπαθώ
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

hekel
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

tycka illa om
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

mislike
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of dislike

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «DISLIKE»

The term «dislike» is very widely used and occupies the 1.566 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «DISLIKE» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «dislike» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «dislike» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about dislike

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10 QUOTES WITH «DISLIKE»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word dislike.
1
David Ansen
We define ourselves, in part, by the discriminations we make. The value of what we love is enriched by our understanding of what we dislike.
2
Nina Bawden
I dislike the word 'victim.' I dislike being told that I 'lost' my husband - as if I had idly abandoned you by the side of the railway track like an unwanted pair of old shoes.
3
Jeffrey Bernard
I don't remember ever being full of dislike and hatred for people, like some kids I've come across now.
4
Corbin Bernsen
I love working for myself. I've grown to dislike the Hollywood machine. Too much bull, disappointment, and quite frankly, untalented, mindless, and hugely disrespectful people involved in the process. I'll take carrying the load on my back, all the way up Everest if needed, to be able to steer away from it.
5
Tony Blair
However much I dislike the idea of abortion, you should not criminalize a woman who, in very difficult circumstances, makes that choice.
6
Pierce Brown
I usually dislike second books in series. The only second installment I ever loved was 'The Empire Strikes Back,' and I think that was wonderful because it evolved the characters while not seeming like a bridge.
7
Tucker Carlson
I think Michael Moore is loathsome, though, not because he dislikes Bush, but because he seems to dislike America.
8
Cassandra Clare
Creating characters is like throwing together ingredients for a recipe. I take characteristics I like and dislike in real people I know, or know of, and use them to embellish and define characters.
9
Chick Corea
It's very difficult for me to dislike an artist. No matter what he's creating, the fact that he's experiencing the joy of creation makes me feel like we're in a brotherhood of some kind... we're in it together.
10
Herbert Croly
I am not a prophet in any sense of the word, and I entertain an active and intense dislike of the foregoing mixture of optimism, fatalism, and conservatism.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «DISLIKE»

Discover the use of dislike in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to dislike and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
What Is it about Government that Americans Dislike?
This book, first published in 2001, examines why so many Americans do not like, trust, approve of, or support their government.
John R. Hibbing, Elizabeth Theiss-Morse, 2001
2
I (Sometimes) Dislike My Little Kid: The Steadfast Father ...
It is a book of checklists to find other causes for Poor Behavior than simply "bad attitude". Given are ways to find physical-based causes for classroom and home poor behavior! FREE SAMPLE This book FREE at http://dennishooker.com
Dennis A. Hooker
3
I Am Not Prejudiced I Dislike All Men Equally: A Must Read ...
This is a book about Good love gone bad and Bad men once thought to be good.
Jeri Usatch, 2008
4
Relational Maintenance for Nonvoluntary Dislike Relationships
The purpose of this study was to combine the efforts of previous research on distancing behavior and nonvoluntary relationships (Hess, 2000, 2002) and apply it to two different samples---an adult community sample and a college student ...
Sarah Ann Whitehead, 2006
5
The Prince's New Clothes: Why Do Australian's Dislike Their ...
In recent decades Australia has been swept by a mood of cynicism towards politicians and government.
David Burchell, Andrew Leigh, 2002
6
Why Americans Dislike England ......
This is a reproduction of a book published before 1923.
George Burton Adams, 2012
7
Creating Characters: A Writer's Reference to the Personality ...
A character may like streetcars and Van Gogh paintings, while at the same time he may dislike poodles, talking on the telephone, and anything in the color blue. These little revelations by themselves will certainly not create the basis for an ...
Howard Lauther, 2004
8
ADV EXPERIMENTAL SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGY
When p and o disagree about x, it is implied both that p dislikes o and that o dislikes (or is assumed to dislike) p. Furthermore, such mutual dislike itself creates a balanced p-o semicycle; p dislikes an o who is assumed to dislike p. Again ...
Berkowitz, Roger, Leonard Berkowitz, 1984
9
Preference Pollution: How Markets Create the Desires We Dislike
The book further investigates changes in perceptions and public policy toward such activities as gambling, credit, entertainment, and sexual behavior. /divDIVDavid George is Chair and Professor Economics, LaSalle University. /div
David George, 2004
10
Causes of Delinquency
student was asked the direct question, "In general, do you like or dislike school?" The correlation between Differential Aptitude Test verbal scores and this item is . 11; the correlation between English average marks and liking school is .23.
Travis Hirschi, 2011

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «DISLIKE»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term dislike is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Apple Music: How to like or dislike music | CIO
One of the great things about Apple Music is how it provides customized suggestions for songs, albums and playlists on the For You tab. It does ... «CIO, Jul 15»
2
'Allegiant-Part 1' Fans Still Dislike Ansel Elgort's Character Caleb! 3 …
(Photo : Facebook/Divergent Series) Discover why fans cannot wait to hate on Ansel Elgort as Caleb when "Allegiant - Part 1" hits theaters. «Fashion & Style, Jul 15»
3
Cramer -- Investors Dislike Horizon Pharma (HZNP) Bid but Can …
Cramer -- Investors Dislike Horizon Pharma Bid but Can Push Fitbit Higher. By Bret Kenwell Follow | 07/07/15 - 10:52 AM EDT. Reddit · Email · Print · Reprint. «TheStreet.com, Jul 15»
4
Pop culture: Dare you to dislike 'new' Archie - Tulsa World: Pop
This is Archie for the Twitter age. The good news: If you grew up listening to “Sugar, Sugar,” this is still your Archie. Dare you to dislike him. «Tulsa World, Jul 15»
5
Miss Manners, July 7: Best not to mention the things you dislike
DEAR MISS MANNERS: There is an old saying my mother-in-law seems to have embraced wholeheartedly: "If you have nothing nice to say, ... «Daily Herald, Jul 15»
6
Industry and environmentalists share dislike for federal sage grouse …
All strongly dislike a new Department of Interior plan to save the sage grouse, a chicken-sized bird that could be on its way to the endangered ... «Casper Star-Tribune Online, Jul 15»
7
Haircut dislike leads to Locks of Love in Fort Thomas
FORT THOMAS – Cyrstal Miller's avoidance of haircuts will put locks back on the head of a child who has none because of a medical condition. «Cincinnati.com, Jul 15»
8
Suns find another reason to dislike the Spurs
FILE - In this Monday, April 27, 2015 file photo, Portland Trail Blazers forward LaMarcus Aldridge, left, works the ball in against Memphis ... «Anderson Independent Mail, Jul 15»
9
1 Thing I Dislike About Superhero Movies
Let me tell you guys the 1 Thing I Dislike About Superhero Movies. Let's flashback to 2012 when The Avengers had just hit theaters. A couple of ... «moviepilot.com, Jul 15»
10
A Muslim country where people dislike Iran as much as Israel
WASHINGTON (Web Desk) – Marking the resumption of talks over Iran's nuclear programme, the Pew Research Centre conducted a major ... «Daily Pakistan, Jul 15»

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