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dis·like

dislike

 
pronunciation:
dIs laIk
parts of speech:
verb, noun
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part of speech: verb
inflections: dislikes, disliking, disliked
definition: to have a feeling of not liking; have objections to.
She doesn't come by often because she dislikes my dog.
antonyms:
adore, like, relish
similar words:
despise, detest, hate, loathe, mind
 
part of speech: noun
definition: a feeling of not liking.
He has a strong dislike for people who brag.
antonyms:
approval, like, liking, taste
similar words:
animosity, hatred, horror, hostility, ill will, scorn
derivations: dislikable (dislikeable) (adj.), disliking (n.)
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The word dislike contains the following part:
dis- Latin prefix that means not; apart; reverse, negate
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The prefix dis- occurs in English attached to Latin roots, as in dissent , but also forms words in English by attaching to verbs (dishearten) and nouns (disbelief ). dis- has two other forms, as the "s" sound in dis- assimilates to the initial sound of the base to which it is attached. See the assimilated forms dif- and di-3.
synonyms:
de-, un-