disoblige


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dis·o·blige

 (dĭs′ə-blīj′)
tr.v. dis·o·bliged, dis·o·blig·ing, dis·o·blig·es
1. To refuse or neglect to act in accord with the wishes of.
2. To inconvenience.
3. To give offense to; affront.

dis′o·blig′ing·ly adv.

disoblige

(ˌdɪsəˈblaɪdʒ)
vb (tr)
1. to disregard the desires of
2. to slight; insult
3. informal to cause trouble or inconvenience to
ˌdisoˈbliging adj
ˌdisoˈbligingly adv
ˌdisoˈbligingness n

dis•o•blige

(ˌdɪs əˈblaɪdʒ)

v.t. -bliged, -blig•ing.
1. to refuse or neglect to oblige; act contrary to the desire or convenience of.
2. to inconvenience.
[1595–1605; < Middle French]
dis`o•blig′ing•ly, adv.

disoblige


Past participle: disobliged
Gerund: disobliging

Imperative
disoblige
disoblige
Present
I disoblige
you disoblige
he/she/it disobliges
we disoblige
you disoblige
they disoblige
Preterite
I disobliged
you disobliged
he/she/it disobliged
we disobliged
you disobliged
they disobliged
Present Continuous
I am disobliging
you are disobliging
he/she/it is disobliging
we are disobliging
you are disobliging
they are disobliging
Present Perfect
I have disobliged
you have disobliged
he/she/it has disobliged
we have disobliged
you have disobliged
they have disobliged
Past Continuous
I was disobliging
you were disobliging
he/she/it was disobliging
we were disobliging
you were disobliging
they were disobliging
Past Perfect
I had disobliged
you had disobliged
he/she/it had disobliged
we had disobliged
you had disobliged
they had disobliged
Future
I will disoblige
you will disoblige
he/she/it will disoblige
we will disoblige
you will disoblige
they will disoblige
Future Perfect
I will have disobliged
you will have disobliged
he/she/it will have disobliged
we will have disobliged
you will have disobliged
they will have disobliged
Future Continuous
I will be disobliging
you will be disobliging
he/she/it will be disobliging
we will be disobliging
you will be disobliging
they will be disobliging
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been disobliging
you have been disobliging
he/she/it has been disobliging
we have been disobliging
you have been disobliging
they have been disobliging
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been disobliging
you will have been disobliging
he/she/it will have been disobliging
we will have been disobliging
you will have been disobliging
they will have been disobliging
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been disobliging
you had been disobliging
he/she/it had been disobliging
we had been disobliging
you had been disobliging
they had been disobliging
Conditional
I would disoblige
you would disoblige
he/she/it would disoblige
we would disoblige
you would disoblige
they would disoblige
Past Conditional
I would have disobliged
you would have disobliged
he/she/it would have disobliged
we would have disobliged
you would have disobliged
they would have disobliged
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.disoblige - to cause inconvenience or discomfort todisoblige - to cause inconvenience or discomfort to; "Sorry to trouble you, but..."
affect, bear upon, impact, bear on, touch on, touch - have an effect upon; "Will the new rules affect me?"
distress, straiten - bring into difficulties or distress, especially financial hardship
2.disoblige - ignore someone's wishes
brush aside, brush off, discount, dismiss, disregard, ignore, push aside - bar from attention or consideration; "She dismissed his advances"
oblige, accommodate - provide a service or favor for someone; "We had to oblige him"
Translations

disoblige

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References in classic literature ?
There was no reason why they should return to Devil's Ford in the heat of the summer; their host had written to beg him to allow them a more extended visit, and, if they were enjoying themselves, he thought it would be well not to disoblige an old friend.
But Miss Frances married, in the common phrase, to disoblige her family, and by fixing on a lieutenant of marines, without education, fortune, or connexions, did it very thoroughly.
She really did not care much about marrying James Clow, but she could not bear to disoblige him.