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disrelish

[dis-rel-ish]
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verb (used with object)
  1. to have a distaste for; dislike.
noun
  1. distaste; dislike.

Origin of disrelish

First recorded in 1540–50; dis-1 + relish
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Examples from the Web for disrelish

Historical Examples

  • Richling swung his head from side to side as an expression of disrelish.

    Dr. Sevier

    George W. Cable

  • Disrelish of the Norwegian expedition was now a reasonable thing.

    Love and Lucy</p>

    Maurice Henry Hewlett

  • Be wary of him in the heart; especially be wary of the disrelish of brainstuff.

  • It is quite another kind of antipathy and disrelish which marks our time.

  • Gambling had no charm—he looked with disrelish at the cigarette he had but just lighted.

    Merton of the Movies

    Harry Leon Wilson


British Dictionary definitions for disrelish

disrelish

verb
  1. (tr) to have a feeling of aversion for; dislike
noun
  1. such a feeling
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