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 Meanings and Examples of DISLIKE
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
dislike
 v.  feel distaste for or hostility toward
 n.  a thing to which one feels aversion
Classic Sentence: (148 in 10 pages)
1  Presently her eye wandered to the other, and she was surprised to recognise in him a certain Mr. Hyde, who had once visited her master and for whom she had conceived a dislike.
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde By Robert Louis Stevenson
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER THE CAREW MURDER CASE
2  Once again, Stephen had to conquer an instinctive propensity to dislike this old woman, though her manner was as honest and simple as a manner possibly could be.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER VI
3  A jubilee of acclamations followed; and even Prince John, in admiration of Locksley's skill, lost for an instant his dislike to his person.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XIII
4  His had a cold, ugly look of dislike and contempt, and indifference to what would happen.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 8
5  But a profound physical dislike.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 9
6  The dog Flossie, standing on guard almost between her master's legs, moved uneasily, eyeing the chair with great suspicion and dislike, and very much perplexed between the three human beings.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 13
7  'I hope I have said nothing to offend you,' he added, in a tone of dislike.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 13
8  The old artist always did himself well: he took berths on the Orient Express, in spite of Connie's dislike of trains de luxe, the atmosphere of vulgar depravity there is aboard them nowadays.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 18
9  He heard the note of dislike in the other man's voice, and the note of contempt.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 18
10  They were too handsome themselves to dislike any woman for being so too, and were almost as much charmed as their brothers with her lively dark eye, clear brown complexion, and general prettiness.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER V
11  That is what I dislike most particularly.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XII
12  She had hoped that, to a man like her uncle, so discerning, so honourable, so good, the simple acknowledgment of settled dislike on her side would have been sufficient.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXXII
13  Altogether he was one in whom no man would have seen anything to admire, and in whom no woman would have seen anything to dislike.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 1: 5 Perplexity among Honest People
14  To be yearning for the difficult, to be weary of that offered; to care for the remote, to dislike the near; it was Wildeve's nature always.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 3: 6 Yeobright Goes, and the Breach Is Complete
15  When customers were present she seldom showed herself, owing to her inherent dislike for the business; but perceiving that no one else was there tonight she came out.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 4: 3 She Goes Out to Battle against Depression
Example Sentence: (29 in 2 pages)
1  Voters dislike opportunists - politicians who change their policies according to opinion polls.
2  What you dislike in another, take care to correct in yourself.
3  The women took an instant dislike to one another.
4  He seems to dislike any form of exercise.
5  Contrary to popular belief, many cats dislike milk.
6  Poor blacks dislike the Republican attack on welfare; rich blacks resent the Republican criticism of affirmative action.
7  We don't serve liver often because so many people dislike it.
8  He's the sort of person I really dislike.
9  I don't dislike sport qua sport I just think it's rather a waste of time.
10  Soldiers dislike having their mail read by a censor but understand the need for this precaution.
11  His ego is as large as the Space Shuttle, all guests dislike him.
12  Her hat is made of at least one beaver pelt, I dislike this style, or any style of fur.
13  They dislike you because your quip and sarcastic comment for their event.
14  I have taken an unaccountable dislike to my doctor: "I do not love thee, Doctor Fell. The reason why, I cannot tell.".
15  It was patent to anyone that she disliked the idea.