Definitions

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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of dislike.

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  • adj. regarded with aversion

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Examples

  • Imagine this lead sentence in a news story on Nov. 7, 2012: "Barack Obama enters his second term disliked by the majority of voters, distrusted by his Democratic colleagues in Congress and facing a budget catastrophe with few painless solutions."

    A California Strategy for Obama's Re-Election

  • All it does is show why Darwin disliked Christianity.

    Congratulations, Chuck!

  • The sentence shows that Darwin disliked the form of Christianity that condems all non-believers to eternal damnation.

    Congratulations, Chuck!

  • The only person at the museum who was even more widely disliked is Jaber al-Tikriti.

    The Thieves of Baghdad

  • It was stated that the residents were known as Mesticos (in the past), a term disliked by the elders and unheard of by young residents.

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  • He regarded Webster's dictionary as a purveyor of corrupting neologisms like "feedback," a word he disliked.

    The Man Who Taught Us to See

  • You'd think any politician and spouse would have picked up on the contrast between Hillary Clinton and Laura Bush and which of the two was a huge political asset and which is "disliked" by a huge percentage of the public.

    Rudy: I'd Happily Let Wife Judith Nathan Hang Out At Cabinet Meetings

  • What a delight to have as a prospective First Lady (I've always kind of disliked that title) a woman who is so evidently smart and well-informed, dedicated to her family, and supportive of the man who will be President.

    Peter Clothier: Watching Obama on 60 Minutes Made me Feel Patriotic... (Almost)

  • Krauze replied with a quote bearing a very significant ellipsis, which he claimed proved Darwin was in the group of those who "disliked" Christianity.

    Congratulations, Chuck!

  • Much as I loved the image, I also found it "pretty" and was a bit resistant to it on that front, as I've always kind of disliked pretty tattoos on women.

    What if No One's Watching?: August 2008 Archives

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