I. transitive verb Date: 1604 to find unpalatable or distasteful II. noun Date: circa 1625 lack of relish ; distaste, dislike

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  • Disrelish — Dis*rel ish (?; see {Dis }), n. 1. Want of relish; dislike (of the palate or of the mind); distaste; a slight degree of disgust; as, a disrelish for some kinds of food. [1913 Webster] Men love to hear of their power, but have an extreme disrelish …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Disrelish — Dis*rel ish, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Disrelished}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Disrelishing}.] 1. Not to relish; to regard as unpalatable or offensive; to feel a degree of disgust at. Pope. [1913 Webster] 2. To deprive of relish; to make nauseous or disgusting …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • disrelish — [dis rel′ish, dis′rel′ish] n., vt. dislike …   English World dictionary

  • disrelish — /dis rel ish/, v.t. 1. to have a distaste for; dislike. n. 2. distaste; dislike. [1540 50; DIS 1 + RELISH] * * * …   Universalium

  • disrelish — 1. noun A lack of relish: distaste […] that those eyes may glow 2. verb To have no taste for; to reject as distasteful …   Wiktionary

  • disrelish — (Roget s Thesaurus II) I verb To have a feeling of aversion for: dislike, mislike. Archaic: distaste. Idiom: have no use for. See LIKE. II noun An attitude or feeling of aversion: disinclination, dislike, distaste, mislike. See LIKE …   English dictionary for students

  • disrelish — dis·rel·ish || ‚dɪs relɪʃ n. dislike; aversion; bad taste v. dislike; distaste; deprive of relish …   English contemporary dictionary

  • disrelish — archaic noun a feeling of dislike or distaste. verb regard with dislike or distaste …   English new terms dictionary

  • disrelish — I. n. 1. Dislike, distaste, want of relish. 2. Insipidity, insipidness, flatness, bad taste, nauseousness. 3. Aversion, antipathy, repugnance, disgust. II. v. a. Dislike, loathe, have an aversion to …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • disrelish — v 1. dislike, disfavor, turn up one s nose at, Sl. be turned off by. See dislike(def.1). n 2. distaste, dislike, disinclination. See distaste …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

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