displeased


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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.

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 ?
The greater number of the middle-aged people and certain great personages were displeased at the prospect of the impending scandal in society.
The Partners Displeased With M'Dougal.- Equivocal Conduct of That Gentleman- Partners Agree to Abandon Astoria.- Sale of Goods to M'Tavish.- Arrangements for the Year.- Manifesto Signed by the Partners- Departure of M'Tavish for the Interior.
(Boris understood that Arakcheev envied Balashev and was displeased that evidently important news had reached the Emperor otherwise than through himself.)
"I trust you will not be displeased, sir, that Valentine has not come with us, or that I dismissed Barrois, for our conference will be one which could not with propriety be carried on in the presence of either.
To tell you the truth, I had supposed that YOU were jesting in your letter; wherefore, my heart was feeling heavy at the thought that you could feel so displeased with me.
Mercury, displeased at his knavery, not only took away the golden axe, but refused to recover for him the axe he had thrown into the pool.
'I was not harming the child, madam,' said I, scarce knowing whether to be most astonished or displeased; 'he was tumbling off the wall there; and I was so fortunate as to catch him, while he hung suspended headlong from that tree, and prevent I know not what catastrophe.'
Tho' certainly nothing could to any reasonable Being, have appeared more satisfactory, than so gratefull a reply to her invitation, yet I know not how it was, but she was certainly capricious enough to be displeased with our behaviour and in a few weeks after, either to revenge our Conduct, or releive her own solitude, married a young and illiterate Fortune- hunter.
A sacrifice was always noble; and if she had given way to their entreaties, she should have been spared the distressing idea of a friend displeased, a brother angry, and a scheme of great happiness to both destroyed, perhaps through her means.
He longed for wealth, for "wealth," he said, "is liberty, and liberty is a blessing fittest for a philosopher." And if Swift was displeased at being made only a Dean, the Irish people were equally displeased with him as their Dean.
Upon the whole, however, he was more pleased than displeased; and, indeed, the reader may probably wonder that he was displeased at all; but the reader is not quite so much in love as was poor Jones; and love is a disease which, though it may, in some instances, resemble a consumption (which it sometimes causes), in others proceeds in direct opposition to it, and particularly in this, that it never flatters itself, or sees any one symptom in a favourable light.
The lad jumped out of the cart and was getting the basket when the master came out of the shop much displeased. After looking at the horse he turned angrily to the lad.