disliked Definition

  • 1to not like someone or something
  • 2to have a feeling of aversion or antipathy towards someone or something

Using disliked: Examples

Take a moment to familiarize yourself with how "disliked" can be used in various situations through the following examples!

  • Example

    She disliked the new teacher immediately.

  • Example

    I really dislike it when people talk with their mouth full.

  • Example

    He is generally disliked by his colleagues.

  • Example

    I dislike having to get up early in the morning.

disliked Synonyms and Antonyms

Synonyms for disliked

Antonyms for disliked

Phrases with disliked

  • to be the object of someone's dislike or disapproval


    The new policy is widely disliked by the employees.

  • to have a strong feeling of dislike towards someone or something


    I dislike intensely the way he talks to me.

  • to develop a feeling of dislike towards someone


    I don't know why, but she seems to have taken a dislike to me.


Summary: disliked in Brief

The verb 'disliked' [dɪsˈlaɪkt] means to have a feeling of aversion or antipathy towards someone or something. It is often used to express a lack of fondness or approval, as in 'She disliked the new teacher immediately.' Synonyms include 'hate,' 'detest,' and 'abhor,' while antonyms include 'like,' 'enjoy,' and 'love.' Phrases like 'be disliked by someone' and 'take a dislike to someone' are common.