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disrelish Line breaks: dis|rel¦ish
Pronunciation: /dɪsˈrɛlɪʃ/

Definition of disrelish in English:


[mass noun]
A feeling of dislike or distaste: disrelish for any pursuit is ample reason for abandoning it
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  • Marshal Foss expresses his disrelish with the North American educational system.
  • A number of those who find admission within these walls, in some degree varying at different times, have an original disrelish to study, and a ruling propensity to the active business of life.


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Regard with dislike or distaste: I am not surprised that some members of the House should disrelish your report
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  • We disrelish going into lousy-deal Kim's Music and Video (St. Marks), but we had already traipsed half the East Village looking for a band we'd just heard of called My Morning Jacket.
  • I especially disrelish the idea of hand-editing scores of PHP pages.

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