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Roget category 867

6. Words relating to the sentient and moral
6.2. Personal affections
›› 6.2.3. Prospective affections

#867. Dislike


dislike, distaste, disrelish, disinclination, displacency.
reluctancebackwardness etc. (unwillingness) 603.
repugnance, disgust, queasiness, turn, nausea, loathingaverseness, aversation, aversionabomination, antipathy, abhorrence, horrormortal antipathy, rooted antipathy, mortal horror, rooted horrorhatred, detestationhate etc. 898animosity etc. 900hydrophobiacanine madnessbyssa, xenophobia.
sickenergall and wormwood etc. (unsavory) 395shuddering, cold sweat.


mislike misrelish, dislike, disrelishmind, object tohave rather not, would rather not, prefer not to, not care forhave a dislike for, conceive a dislike to, entertain a dislike for, take a dislike to, have an aversion to, have an aversion forhave no taste for, have no stomach for.
shun, avoid etc. 623eschewwithdraw from, shrink from, recoil fromnot be able to bear, not be able to abide, not be able to endureshrug the shoulders at, shudder at, turn up the nose at, look askance atmake a mouth, make a wry face, make a grimacemake faces.
loathe, nauseate, abominate, detest, abhorhate etc. 898take amiss etc. 900have enough of etc. (be satiated) 869.
wish away, unwish cause dislike, excite dislikedisincline, repel, sickenmake sick, render sickturn one's stomach, nauseate, wamble, disgust, shock, stink in the nostrilsgo against the grain, go against the stomachstick in the throatmake one's blood run cold etc. (give pain) 830pall.


disliking etc. v. — averse from, loathe, loathe to, loth, adverseshy of, sick of, out of conceit withdisinclinedheartsick, dogsickqueasy.
disliked etc. v. — uncared for, unpopularout of favorrepulsive, repugnant, repellantabhorrent, insufferable, fulsome, nauseousloathsome, loathfuloffensivedisgusting etc. v. — disagreeable c.
(painful) 830.


usque ad nauseam [Lat.].


faugh!, foh! , ugh!,


non libet [Lat.].

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