disliked


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dis·like

 (dĭs-līk′)
tr.v. dis·liked, dis·lik·ing, dis·likes
To regard with distaste or aversion.
n.
An attitude or a feeling of distaste or aversion.

dis·lik′a·ble, dis·like′a·ble adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.disliked - regarded with aversion; "he was intensely disliked"
liked - found pleasant or attractive; often used as a combining form; "a well-liked teacher"
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I should think she'd hate to poke herself where she isn't wanted," said Jo crossly, for she disliked the trouble of overseeing a fidgety child when she wanted to enjoy herself.
Much as he disliked to admit it to himself, he feared the visit of Professor Beecher to Mary Nestor in Fayetteville had but one meaning.
We stood about fifteen and a half hands high; we were therefore just as good for riding as we were for driving, and our master used to say that he disliked either horse or man that could do but one thing; and as he did not want to show off in London parks, he preferred a more active and useful kind of horse.
So the trader only regarded the mortal anguish which he saw working in those dark features, those clenched hands, and suffocating breathings, as necessary incidents of the trade, and merely calculated whether she was going to scream, and get up a commotion on the boat; for, like other supporters of our peculiar institution, he decidedly disliked agitation.
Angelo less cordially, since he disliked crowds, and did not drink the powerful intoxicants of America.
Some had no spare room, some had a larder less well stocked than usual, some had sickness in the family, some were "unequally yoked together with unbelievers" who disliked strange ministers.
Churchill, after being disliked at least twentyfive years, was now spoken of with compassionate allowances.
You never told me before that I talked too little, or that you disliked my company, Cathy
The young English governess who came to teach her to read and write disliked her so much that she gave up her place in three months, and when other governesses came to try to fill it they always went away in a shorter time than the first one.
As often as I caught the younger brother's eyes, their expression reminded me that he disliked me deeply, for knowing what I knew from the boy.
Much as Peggotty would have disliked such a service, I believe she would have retained it, for my sake, in preference to the best upon earth.
For the opposite reason, Prince John hated and contemned the few Saxon families of consequence which subsisted in England, and omitted no opportunity of mortifying and affronting them; being conscious that his person and pretensions were disliked by them, as well as by the greater part of the English commons, who feared farther innovation upon their rights and liberties, from a sovereign of John's licentious and tyrannical disposition.