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v. dis·pleased, dis·pleas·ing, dis·pleas·es
To cause annoyance or vexation to.
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.]
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|Adj.||1.||displeasing - causing displeasure or lacking pleasing qualities|
ugly - displeasing to the senses; "an ugly face"; "ugly furniture"
unpleasant - disagreeable to the senses, to the mind, or feelings ; "an unpleasant personality"; "unpleasant repercussions"; "unpleasant odors"
pleasing - giving pleasure and satisfaction; "a pleasing piece of news"; "pleasing in manner and appearance"
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displeasing[dɪsˈpliːzɪŋ] ADJ → desagradable
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displeasing[dɪsˈpliːzɪŋ] adj displeasing (to) → sgradevole (a)
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