from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Dislike or aversion.
  • transitive v. Archaic To feel repugnance for; dislike.
  • transitive v. Archaic To offend; displease.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. a feeling of dislike, aversion or antipathy
  • v. To dislike.
  • v. to be distasteful; to taste bad

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Aversion of the taste; dislike, as of food or drink; disrelish.
  • n. Discomfort; uneasiness.
  • n. Alienation of affection; displeasure; anger.
  • intransitive v. To be distasteful; to taste ill or disagreeable.
  • transitive v. Not to have relish or taste for; to disrelish; to loathe; to dislike.
  • transitive v. To offend; to disgust; to displease.
  • transitive v. To deprive of taste or relish; to make unsavory or distasteful.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To disrelish; dislike; loathe: as, to distaste drugs or poisons.
  • To offend; disgust; vex; displease; sour.
  • To spoil the taste or relish of; change to the worse; corrupt.
  • To be distasteful, nauseous, or displeasing.
  • n. Want of taste or liking for something; disrelish; disgust, or a slight degree of it; hence, dislike in general.
  • n. Discomfort; uneasiness; annoyance.
  • n. That which is distasteful or offends.
  • n. Synonyms Repugnance, disinclination, displeasure, dissatisfaction.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a feeling of intense dislike


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