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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 ?
Don Quixote, seeing them examining him so attentively, and that none of them spoke to him or put any question to him, determined to take advantage of their silence; so, breaking his own, he lifted up his voice and said, "Worthy sirs, I entreat you as earnestly as I can not to interrupt an argument I wish to address to you, until you find it displeases or wearies you; and if that come to pass, on the slightest hint you give me I will put a seal upon my lips and a gag upon my tongue.
I try to be good; but I never know why he strikes me, so I cannot tell what I have done which displeases him.
I know--I see," repeated Passepartout; "but it would be, if not more prudent, since that word displeases you, at least more natural--"
And I," cried D'Artagnan, "will allow no man to laugh when it displeases me
And why did you so direct when you know that he displeases me?
Besides, such a complete retirement seemed to imply a satisfactory amount of trust in their officers, and to be trusted displeases no seaman worthy of the name.