Definition of dislike :
1. A feeling of positive and usually permanent aversion to something unpleasant, uncongenial, or offensive; disapprobation; repugnance; displeasure; disfavor; - the opposite of liking or fondness.
2. Discord; dissension.
3. To awaken dislike in; to displease.
4. To regard with dislike or aversion; to disapprove; to disrelish.
dislike (part of speech: verb)
enmity (part of speech: noun)
coolness, hostility, hard feelings, loathing, contention, bad blood, inharmoniousness, coldness, bitterness, resentment, discordance, contrariety, antagonism, malevolence, spitefulness, surliness, enmity, inimicality, adverseness, friction, alienation, opposition, malice, polarity, quarrelsomeness, hatred, rancor, combativeness, unfriendliness, tension, averseness, conflict, incompatibility, wrath, animosity
- Such was truly my intention, but a very important reason, which nature took care to explain to me three days afterwards, compelled me to keep my word through a much more serious motive than a simple dislike for the woman. - "The Memoires of Casanova, Complete The Rare Unabridged London Edition Of 1894, plus An Unpublished Chapter of History, By Arthur Symons", Jacques Casanova de Seingalt.
- Everyone we've met seems to dislike that man. - "Hoofbeats on the Turnpike", Mildred A. Wirt.
- " No," cried Emilia, " I dislike anything but plain food." - "The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith", George Meredith.