Roget category 8676. Words relating to the sentient and moral
› 6.2. Personal affections
›› 6.2.3. Prospective affections
reluctance — backwardness etc. (unwillingness) 603.
repugnance, disgust, queasiness, turn, nausea, loathing — averseness†, aversation†, aversion — abomination, antipathy, abhorrence, horror — mortal antipathy, rooted antipathy, mortal horror, rooted horror — hatred, detestation — hate etc. 898 — animosity etc. 900 — hydrophobia — canine madness — byssa†, xenophobia.
sickener† — gall and wormwood etc. (unsavory) 395 — shuddering, cold sweat.
object to —
have rather not,
would rather not,
prefer not to,
not care for —
have a dislike for,
conceive a dislike to,
entertain a dislike for,
take a dislike to,
have an aversion to,
have an aversion for —
have no taste for,
have no stomach for.
shun, avoid etc. 623 — eschew — withdraw from, shrink from, recoil from — not be able to bear, not be able to abide, not be able to endure — shrug the shoulders at, shudder at, turn up the nose at, look askance at — make a mouth, make a wry face, make a grimace — make faces.
loathe, nauseate, abominate, detest, abhor — hate etc. 898 — take amiss etc. 900 — have enough of etc. (be satiated) 869.
wish away, unwish cause dislike, excite dislike — disincline, repel, sicken — make sick, render sick — turn one's stomach, nauseate, wamble†, disgust, shock, stink in the nostrils — go against the grain, go against the stomach — stick in the throat — make one's blood run cold etc. (give pain) 830 — pall.
out of conceit with —
disliked etc. v. — uncared for, unpopular — out of favor — repulsive, repugnant, repellant — abhorrent, insufferable, fulsome, nauseous — loathsome, loathful† — offensive — disgusting etc. v. — disagreeable c.
usque ad nauseam [Lat.].
non libet [Lat.].
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