disobliging


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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.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.disobliging - intentionally unaccommodatingdisobliging - intentionally unaccommodating; "the action was not offensive to him but proved somewhat disobliging"
unaccommodating, unobliging - not accommodating; "the unaccommodating bus driver pulled out while she was banging on the door"
Translations

disobliging

[ˈdɪsəˈblaɪdʒɪŋ] ADJpoco servicial

disobliging

adj, disobligingly
advungefällig

disobliging

[ˈdɪsəˈblaɪdʒɪŋ] adj (frm) → poco disponibile
References in classic literature ?
My pipe was ready and would have been lit, if I had not been lost in thinking about how to banish oppression from this land and restore to all its people their stolen rights and manhood without disobliging anybody.
D'Artagnan perceived that it would be disobliging Athos not to leave him alone; and in a few minutes Cahusac fell, with a sword thrust through his throat.
You must decide for yourself," said Elizabeth; "and if, upon mature deliberation, you find that the misery of disobliging his two sisters is more than equivalent to the happiness of being his wife, I advise you by all means to refuse him.
Mary had shewn herself disobliging to him, and was now to reap the consequence, which consequence was his dropping her arm almost every moment to cut off the heads of some nettles in the hedge with his switch; and when Mary began to complain of it, and lament her being ill-used, according to custom, in being on the hedge side, while Anne was never incommoded on the other, he dropped the arms of both to hunt after a weasel which he had a momentary glance of, and they could hardly get him along at all.
Her heart instantaneously at ease on this point, she resolved to lose no time in particular examination of anything, as she greatly dreaded disobliging the general by any delay.
Of course no one need tell a story if he prefers to be disobliging.
As you please," said Aramis, "particularly as regards disobliging the Comte de la Fere; only I think I have a right to give you a louis for your idea.
His QC Mark Warby said: "The Government has recognised that various disobliging references in the documents were without foundation.
But Mr Warby said: "The Government has recognised that various disobliging references contained within the documents were without foundation.
I also wanted to understand why so many Labour colleagues, former civil servants and media commentators are queueing up to make disobliging remarks about him, emphasising his unsuitability for the high office he has yearned to occupy for well over a decade.
WHAT THEY MEAN: "I got drunk and posted some disobliging words about a colleague on Twitter.