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displeased


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Displease  \Dis*please"\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Displeased};  p. 
  pr  &  vb  n.  {Displeasing}.]  [OF.  desplaisir  whence  F. 
  d['e]plaisir  displeasure;  pref.  des-  (L.  dis-)  +  plaisir  to 
  please.  See  {Please},  and  cf  {Displeasure}.] 
  1.  To  make  not  pleased;  to  excite  a  feeling  of  disapprobation 
  or  dislike  in  to  be  disagreeable  to  to  offend;  to  vex; 
  --  often  followed  by  with  or  at  It  usually  expresses  less 
  than  to  anger,  vex,  irritate,  or  provoke. 
 
  God  was  displeased  with  this  thing  --1  Chron. 
  xxi.  7. 
 
  Wilt  thou  be  displeased  at  us  forever?  --Psalms 
  lxxxv.  5  (Bk. 
  of  Com. 
  Prayer). 
 
  This  virtuous  plaster  will  displease  Your  tender 
  sides.  --J.  Fletcher. 
 
  Adversity  is  so  wholesome  .  .  .  why  should  we  be 
  displeased  therewith?  --Barrow. 
 
  2.  To  fail  to  satisfy;  to  miss  of  [Obs.] 
 
  I  shall  displease  my  ends  else.  --Beau.  &  Fl 
 
  Syn:  To  offend;  disgust;  vex;  annoy;  dissatisfy;  chafe; 
  anger;  provoke;  affront. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  displeased 
  adj  :  not  pleased;  experiencing  or  manifesting  displeasure  [ant:  {pleased}] 




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