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displeasure Explained

displeasure at CMU American English spelling Of Explained:

[dıs'pleʒə]

displeasure at English => English (Longman) Of Explained:

n [U] formal the feeling of being annoyed or not satisfied with someone or something// annoyance// displeasure at/with// --Their displeasure at being kept waiting was clear.// incur sb's displeasure (=make someone displeased) //

displeasure at English => English (Moby Thesaurus II) Of Explained:

112 Moby Thesaurus words for "displeasure":
aggravation, anger, angst, anguish, annoyance, anxiety, aversion,
bad books, ban, blackball, blackballing, boredom, chagrin,
cheerlessness, complaint, dim view, disaffection, disaffinity,
disagreeability, disagreeableness, disagreement, disappointment,
disapprobation, disapproval, discomfort, discomposure, discontent,
discontentedness, discontentment, discountenance, disenchantment,
disesteem, disfavor, disgruntlement, disillusion, disillusionment,
disinclination, dislike, disliking, displeasingness, disquiet,
disrelish, disrespect, dissatisfaction, dissent, distaste,
distastefulness, dread, dudgeon, dullness, emptiness, ennui,
exasperation, exclusion, existential woe, flatness, grimness,
humorlessness, indignation, indisposition, infelicity, infestivity,
inquietude, ire, irritation, joylessness, lack of pleasure,
low estimation, low opinion, malaise, mirthlessness, misery,
nausea, nongratification, nonsatisfaction, objection, opposition,
opposure, ostracism, painfulness, protest, rejection,
resentfulness, resentment, savorlessness, spleen, staleness,
tastelessness, tediousness, tedium, thumbs-down, ugliness,
unappealingness, unattractiveness, uncheerfulness,
uncomfortableness, undelectability, undesirability, unease,
uneasiness, unhappiness, unjoyfulness, unmirthfulness,
unpalatability, unpleasantness, unpleasingness, unpleasure,
unsatisfaction, unsavoriness, vexation, vexation of spirit,
wretchedness

displeasure at English => English (English Thesaurus) Of Explained:

[N] (Pain): suffering, pain, dolor, suffering, ache, smart, displeasure, dissatisfaction, discomfort, malaise, discontent, weariness, annoyance, irritation, affliction.

[N] (Resentment): resentment, displeasure, animosity, anger, wrath, indignation, exasperation, bitterness, pique, umbrage, huff, dudgeon, acerbity, virulence, acrimony, ill humor, bad humor, irascibility.

displeasure at English => English (Oxford Advanced Learners) Of Explained:

noun
[U] ~ (at / with sb/sth) (formal) the feeling of being upset and annoyed:
She made no attempt to hide her displeasure at the prospect. * The incident has heightened public displeasure with the authorities.
compare PLEASURE

displeasure at English => English (Oxford Advanced Learners) Of Explained:

noun
[U] ~ (at / with sb/sth) (formal) the feeling of being upset and annoyed:
She made no attempt to hide her displeasure at the prospect. * The incident has heightened public displeasure with the authorities.
compare PLEASURE

Displeasure at English => English (Websters 1913) Of Explained:

Displeasure \Dis*pleas"ure\ (?; 135), v. t.
To displease. [Obs.] --Bacon.

Displeasure \Dis*pleas"ure\ (?; 135), n. [Pref. dis- + pleasure:
cf. OF. desplaisir, F. d['e]plaisir. Cf. {Displease}.]
1. The feeling of one who is displeased; irritation or
uneasiness of the mind, occasioned by anything that
counteracts desire or command, or which opposes justice or
a sense of propriety; disapprobation; dislike;
dissatisfaction; disfavor; indignation.

O Lord, rebuke me not in thine anger, neither
chasten me in thy hot displeasure. --Ps. vi. 1.

Undoubtedly he will relent, and turn From his
displeasure. --Milton.

2. That which displeases; cause of irritation or annoyance;
offense; injury.

Hast thou delight to see a wretched man Do outrage
and displeasure to himself? --Shak.

displeasure at English => English (WordNet) Of Explained:

displeasure
n : the feeling of being displeased or annoyed or dissatisfied
with someone or something

displeasure at English (WD) Of Explained:

==English==

Etymology

Inter: prefix » dis|pleasure

Pronunciation

* Inter: a » UK Inter: IPA » /dɪsˈplɛʒə/, Inter: X-SAMPA » /dIs"plEZ@/
  • Inter: a » US Inter: enPR » dĭs-plĕzhʹər, Inter: IPA » /dɪsˈplɛʒɚ/, Inter: X-SAMPA » /dIs"plEZ@`/
  • Inter: rhymes » ɛʒə(r)

    Noun

    Inter: en-noun » -|s

  • A feeling of being displeased with something or someone; dissatisfaction.
    1. Inter: quote-news »


    |year=2011
    |date=October 20
    |author=Michael da Silva
    |title=Stoke 3 - 0 Macc Tel-Aviv
    |work=BBC Sport
    |url=http://news.bbc.co.uk/sport2/hi/football/europe/15285214.stm
    |page=
    |passage=Tangling with Ziv, Cameron caught him with a flailing elbow, causing the Israeli defender to go down a little easily. However, the referee was in no doubt, much to the displeasure of the home fans.
    1. Pain or discomfort.
    2. Disapproval.

      Synonyms

      * Inter: sense » feeling of being displeased with someone or something discontent, discontentment, dissatisfaction, unhappiness

  • Inter: sense » pain|discomfort ache, discomfort, pain
  • Inter: sense » disapproval condemnation, disapprobation, disapproval

    Antonyms

    * Inter: sense » feeling of being displeased with someone or something contentment, happiness, pleasure, satisfaction
  • Inter: sense » pain|discomfort ease
  • Inter: sense » disapproval approbation, approval, blessing

    Derived terms

    * displeasurable
  • take a displeasure, take displeasure
  • displeasurement

    Translations

    Inter: trans-top » feeling of being displeased with someone or something
  • Bulgarian: Inter: t+ » bg|неудоволствие|n
  • Finnish: Inter: t- » fi|tyytymättömyys
  • Kurdish:
  • : Sorani: Inter: ku-Arab » ناڕه‌زایی

  • Inter: trans-mi » d
    • Romanian: Inter: t- » ro|nemulțumire|f


    Inter: trans-botto » m
    Inter: trans-top » pain, discomfort
    • Esperanto: Inter: t- » eo|malplezuro
    • Romanian: Inter: t- » ro|indispoziție|f, Inter: t+ » ro|jenă, Inter: t- » ro|stinghereală|f


    Inter: trans-mi » d
  • Spanish: Inter: t- » es|desazón|f

  • Inter: trans-botto » m
    Inter: trans-top » disapproval
    • Bulgarian: Inter: t+ » bg|неодобрение|n
    • Kurdish:
    • : Sorani: Inter: ku-Arab » ناڕه‌زایی


    Inter: trans-mi » d
  • Romanian: Inter: t- » ro|dezaprobare|f, Inter: t- » ro|nemulțumire

  • Inter: trans-botto » m
    Translation: de » displeasure
    Translation: et » displeasure
    Translation: el » displeasure
    Translation: eo » displeasure
    Translation: io » displeasure
    Translation: kn » displeasure
    Translation: hu » displeasure
    Translation: mg » displeasure
    Translation: my » displeasure
    Translation: ja » displeasure
    Translation: pl » displeasure
    Translation: ro » displeasure
    Translation: fi » displeasure
    Translation: ta » displeasure
    Translation: te » displeasure
    Translation: vi » displeasure
    Translation: zh » displeasure