displeased


Also found in: Thesaurus, Legal, Wikipedia.

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.

displeased

(dɪsˈpliːzd)
adj
annoyed; angry
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.displeased - not pleased; experiencing or manifesting displeasure
discontent, discontented - showing or experiencing dissatisfaction or restless longing; "saw many discontent faces in the room"; "was discontented with his position"
pleased - experiencing or manifesting pleasure
Translations
nespokojenýrozmrzelý
misfornøjetutilfreds
óánægîur
nejevoljen

displeased

[dɪsˈpliːzd] ADJ to be displeased at sth/sbestar disgustado con algo/algn

displeased

[dɪsˈpliːzd] adjmécontent(e)
displeased with sb/sth → mécontent(e) de qn/qch

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.

displeased

a. descontento-a; insatisfecho-a.
References in classic literature ?
I am not sure, but I think it was because his son, Laurie's father, married an Italian lady, a musician, which displeased the old man, who is very proud.
While the common herd stood aloof, in deference to the quarters of Webb, the figure we have described stalked into the center of the domestics, freely expressing his censures or commendations on the merits of the horses, as by chance they displeased or satisfied his judgment.
Fairfax, not displeased at being thus relieved of a lighter attendance on Mr.
said Hepzibah, not displeased at this allusion to the sombre dignity of an inherited curse.
The lad jumped out of the cart and was getting the basket when the master came out of the shop much displeased.
Adorable Princess," said Aladdin to her, accosting her, and saluting her respectfully, "if I have the misfortune to have displeased you by my boldness in aspiring to the possession of so lovely a creature, I must tell you that you ought to blame your bright eyes and charms, not me.
There was no being displeased with such an encourager, for his admiration made him discern a likeness almost before it was possible.
Disappointed, however, and vexed as she was, and sometimes displeased with his uncertain behaviour to herself, she was very well disposed on the whole to regard his actions with all the candid allowances and generous qualifications, which had been rather more painfully extorted from her, for Willoughby's service, by her mother.
On closer examination, you detected something in his face that displeased, or rather that failed to please.
He had a surly old face, and did not seem at all pleased to see her--but then she was displeased with his garden and wore her "quite contrary" expression, and certainly did not seem at all pleased to see him.
The House itself, magnificently reading the paper quite in the far-off perspective, lowered displeased, as if the Stryver head had been butted into its responsible waistcoat.
Jansenius calmly, not displeased to see that her daughter had taken the hint.