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dis·please

 (dĭs-plēz′)
v. dis·pleased, dis·pleas·ing, dis·pleas·es
v.tr.
To cause annoyance or vexation to.
v.intr.
To cause displeasure or annoyance.

[Middle English displesen, from Old French desplaire, desplais-, from Vulgar Latin *displacēre, from Latin displicēre : Latin dis-, dis- + Latin placēre, to please; see please.]

dis·pleas′ing·ly adv.

displease

(dɪsˈpliːz)
vb
to annoy, offend, or cause displeasure to (someone)
disˈpleasing adj
disˈpleasingly adv

dis•please

(dɪsˈpliz)

v. -pleased, -pleas•ing. v.t.
1. to incur the dissatisfaction or dislike of.
v.i.
2. to be unpleasant; cause displeasure.
[1300–50; Middle English < Anglo-French, Middle French]
dis•pleas′ing•ly, adv.

displease


Past participle: displeased
Gerund: displeasing

Imperative
displease
displease
Present
I displease
you displease
he/she/it displeases
we displease
you displease
they displease
Preterite
I displeased
you displeased
he/she/it displeased
we displeased
you displeased
they displeased
Present Continuous
I am displeasing
you are displeasing
he/she/it is displeasing
we are displeasing
you are displeasing
they are displeasing
Present Perfect
I have displeased
you have displeased
he/she/it has displeased
we have displeased
you have displeased
they have displeased
Past Continuous
I was displeasing
you were displeasing
he/she/it was displeasing
we were displeasing
you were displeasing
they were displeasing
Past Perfect
I had displeased
you had displeased
he/she/it had displeased
we had displeased
you had displeased
they had displeased
Future
I will displease
you will displease
he/she/it will displease
we will displease
you will displease
they will displease
Future Perfect
I will have displeased
you will have displeased
he/she/it will have displeased
we will have displeased
you will have displeased
they will have displeased
Future Continuous
I will be displeasing
you will be displeasing
he/she/it will be displeasing
we will be displeasing
you will be displeasing
they will be displeasing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been displeasing
you have been displeasing
he/she/it has been displeasing
we have been displeasing
you have been displeasing
they have been displeasing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been displeasing
you will have been displeasing
he/she/it will have been displeasing
we will have been displeasing
you will have been displeasing
they will have been displeasing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been displeasing
you had been displeasing
he/she/it had been displeasing
we had been displeasing
you had been displeasing
they had been displeasing
Conditional
I would displease
you would displease
he/she/it would displease
we would displease
you would displease
they would displease
Past Conditional
I would have displeased
you would have displeased
he/she/it would have displeased
we would have displeased
you would have displeased
they would have displeased
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.displease - give displeasure to
annoy, devil, gravel, irritate, nark, rile, vex, nettle, rag, bother, chafe, get at, get to - cause annoyance in; disturb, especially by minor irritations; "Mosquitoes buzzing in my ear really bothers me"; "It irritates me that she never closes the door after she leaves"
repel, repulse - be repellent to; cause aversion in
dissatisfy - fail to satisfy
delight, please - give pleasure to or be pleasing to; "These colors please the senses"; "a pleasing sensation"

displease

verb annoy, upset, anger, provoke, offend, irritate, put out, hassle (informal), aggravate (informal), incense, gall, exasperate, nettle, vex, irk, rile, pique, nark (Brit., Austral., & N.Z. slang), piss you off (taboo slang), dissatisfy, put your back up He did not wish to displease her.

displease

verb
To be very disagreeable to:
Slang: turn off.
Idioms: give offense to, not set right with.
Translations
يُثيرُ اسْتِياء
netěšitneuspokojit
mishage
nem tetszik
skaprauna
pykdyti
kaitinātsadusmot
znepáčiť sa

displease

[dɪsˈpliːz] VT (= be disagreeable to) → desagradar; (= annoy) → disgustar

displease

[dɪsˈpliːz] vtmécontenter, contrarier

displease

vtmissfallen (+dat), → nicht gefallen (+dat); (= annoy)verstimmen, verärgern; to be displeased with somethingverärgert über etw (acc)sein; he was rather displeased to hear that …er hörte nur sehr ungern, dass …; I was not displeased with my effortsich war mit meinen Bemühungen nicht unzufrieden

displease

[dɪsˈpliːz] vtdispiacere a, scontentare
displeased with → scontento/a di

displease

(disˈpliːz) verb
to offend or annoy. The children's behaviour displeased their father.
disˈpleased adjective
She was displeased with him for being late.
displeasure (disˈpleʒə) noun
disapproval. She showed her displeasure by leaving at once.

displease

v. desagradar; incomodar.
References in classic literature ?
The drawback was, that I was often sleepy at night, or out of spirits and indisposed to resume the story; and then it was rather hard work, and it must be done; for to disappoint or to displease Steerforth was of course out of the question.
It will not surprise you, it will not displease you.
Do not be so angry, my good man," replied the Calender; "we should be very sorry to displease you;" so the quarrel was smoothed over, and supper began in good earnest.
It was they who terrified her, as thou hast said, senor," said I to her father; "but since she tells me to go, I have no wish to displease her: peace be with thee, and with thy leave I will come back to this garden for herbs if need be, for my master says there are nowhere better herbs for salad then here.
And in what have I been so unfortunate as to displease your Majesty?
Albert remarked this, expressing his fears lest, at the outset, the Parisian mode of life should displease the traveller in the most essential point.
I should have done so at once," replied Neptune, "if I were not anxious to avoid anything that might displease you; now, therefore, I should like to wreck the Phaeacian ship as it is returning from its escort.
But if I go on, I shall displease you by saying what I think of persons you esteem Stop me whilst you can.
All this appears to me to be ill conceived, disjointed, gentlemen; for if I satisfy some I shall displease others.
This unreasonable behaviour of the weather, however, could displease no one else in Hayslope besides Mr.
Pelet himself, and be sure you never mention my name, for I would not displease Zoraide on any account.
I fled to her and Jove left off looking for me in spite of his being so angry, for he did not dare do anything to displease Night.