disliked disliked  /dɪs ˈlaɪkt/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) regarded with aversion

Usage(s):

  1. Unpopular are: 1) his methods, disliked by 40%, liked by 35.
  2. It wasn't that she disliked Indiana, but for years she had known exactly what she wanted to do.
  3. Maurice Wilkins, a colleague who was also working on DNA, disliked the precociously feminist Franklin, and the feeling was mutual.

News

  1. Bill Cosby: ‘I Wanted to Take the House Back’ from Kids

    Bill Cosby does not suffer foolish parents gladly. In a recent interview with ABC News, the legendary comic, actor, writer and educator mused on the parenting philosophy behind his seminal television program, “The Cosby Show.” Drawn from his own life experiences, the show allowed Cosby to correct something he saw and disliked in popular culture: [...]
    on June 16, 2013     Source: Newsmakers via Yahoo! News

  2. Our opinion: What we like and disliked about the past week

    What the Reporter-News liked and disliked about the past week.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Abilene Reporter-News

  3. Pam Strickland: 'Boy Scout,' video ensured punishment

    A friend who used to work the cop beat says that when Knoxville Police Chief David Rausch was a patrolman and supervisor, Rausch was disliked by many of the rank and file for being “a (expletive) Boy Scout” instead of a good ole boy going along to get along.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Knoxville News Sentinel

Quotes

  1. "Harry didn't want a partner," Walters recalled. "Even though he was awful to me, I don't think he disliked me."
    on May 5, 2008 By: Barbara Walters Source: International Herald Tribune

  2. "I don't know, I just make films, you know, some of them work, some of them don't, and I guess I don't think about whether something is going to be liked or disliked. My instinct tells me it's the right thing to do," Kidman told AAP....
    on Dec 16, 2007 By: Nicole Kidman Source: Hills News

  3. "It was great to be in that heated rivalry for so many years," said Johnson. "The cities disliked each other, the teams disliked each other but we respected each other."
    on Jun 3, 2008 By: Magic Johnson Source: Reuters

Word of the Day
untenable untenable
/ən ˈtɛ nə bəl /