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displeasure


  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Displeasure  \Dis*pleas"ure\  (?;  135),  v.  t. 
  To  displease.  [Obs.]  --Bacon. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Displeasure  \Dis*pleas"ure\  (?;  135),  n.  [Pref.  dis-  +  pleasure: 
  cf  OF  desplaisir  F.  d['e]plaisir.  Cf  {Displease}.] 
  1.  The  feeling  of  one  who  is  displeased;  irritation  or 
  uneasiness  of  the  mind,  occasioned  by  anything  that 
  counteracts  desire  or  command,  or  which  opposes  justice  or 
  a  sense  of  propriety;  disapprobation;  dislike; 
  dissatisfaction;  disfavor;  indignation. 
 
  O  Lord,  rebuke  me  not  in  thine  anger,  neither 
  chasten  me  in  thy  hot  displeasure.  --Ps.  vi  1. 
 
  Undoubtedly  he  will  relent,  and  turn  From  his 
  displeasure.  --Milton. 
 
  2.  That  which  displeases;  cause  of  irritation  or  annoyance; 
  offense;  injury. 
 
  Hast  thou  delight  to  see  a  wretched  man  Do  outrage 
  and  displeasure  to  himself?  --Shak. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  displeasure 
  n  :  the  feeling  of  being  displeased  or  annoyed  or  dissatisfied 
  with  someone  or  something 




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