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.
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.
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.
Robert has several times proposed marriage to me, which is what I had no reason to expect, my poor circumstances considered; but I have always resisted him, and that perhaps in terms more positive than became me, considering the regard that I ought to have for every branch of your family; but,' said I, 'madam, I could never so far forget my obligation to you and all your house, to offer to consent to a thing which I know must needs be disobliging to you, and this I have made my argument to him, and have positively told him that I would never entertain a thought of that kind unless I had your consent, and his father's also, to whom I was bound by so many invincible obligations.
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.
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.
Defoe's dual representation of criminal children is thus also an authorial indictment of the kind of boy who is disobliging and uncooperative with adult privilege.
You pious, self-righteous bore" - Gary Goldsmith, uncle of the Duchess of Cambridge, has a go at Gary Lineker on the football pundit's disobliging views about Britain's political leaders.
You pious, self-righteous bore" Gary Goldsmith, uncle of the Duchess of Cambridge, has a go at Gary Lineker on the football pundit's disobliging views about Britain's political leaders.
The weak guys bottle it away" The Duke of Cambridge "You pious, self-righteous bore" Gary Goldsmith, uncle of the Duchess of Cambridge, has a go at Gary Lineker on the football pundit's disobliging views about Britain's political leaders "I could not think of anyone I liked or who was successful who was called Gideon" Ex-Tory Chancellor George Osborne, who changed his name from Gideon to George