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disrelish

[ dis-rel-ish ]

verb (used with object)

  1. to have a distaste for; dislike.


noun

  1. distaste; dislike.

disrelish

/ dɪsˈrɛlɪʃ /

verb

  1. tr to have a feeling of aversion for; dislike


noun

  1. such a feeling

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Word History and Origins

Origin of disrelish1

First recorded in 1540–50; dis- 1 + relish

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Example Sentences

Katherine had ascribed it to the natural disrelish of Ferdinand now to be introduced to anyone.

By studying the old authors, he improved his taste, and acquired a disrelish for French literature.

It was with some feeling of disrelish that I accepted Hawkins' shoulder, to assist me in steadying myself on this unwonted leg.

The height of her esteem for Urquhart was the measure of her growing disrelish for James.

Pretty women of late years approached the captain in his fatherly capacity, much to his disrelish.

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