displeasure


displeasure
noun
ADJECTIVE
extreme, great

The President indicated his great displeasure with the media coverage.

divine

the belief that eclipses are signs of divine displeasure

VERB + DISPLEASURE
incur

His tactless words had incurred his father's deep displeasure.

express, make known, register, show, voice

The veterans made their displeasure known to the senator.

He wrote her a letter registering his displeasure.

hide

He made no attempt to hide his displeasure.

PREPOSITION
displeasure at

his displeasure at being ignored

displeasure with

her displeasure with her colleagues


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  • 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Displeasure — Dis*pleas ure (?; 135), v. t. To displease. [Obs.] Bacon. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • displeasure — index disapprobation, disapproval, disparagement, dissatisfaction, exception (objection), nuisance, odium …   Law dictionary

  • displeasure — early 15c., from O.Fr. desplaisir, infinitive used as a noun (see DISPLEASE (Cf. displease)). Earlier in same sense was displesaunce (late 14c.) …   Etymology dictionary

  • displeasure — [n] unhappiness, anger annoyance, aversion, disapprobation, disapproval, discontentment, disfavor, disgruntlement, disinclination, dislike, disliking, disrelish, dissatisfaction, distaste, incensement, indignation, indisposition, irritation,… …   New thesaurus

  • displeasure — ► NOUN ▪ a feeling of annoyance or dissatisfaction …   English terms dictionary

  • displeasure — [displezh′ər] n. [ME displesir < OFr desplaisir, inf. used as n.: see DISPLEASE] 1. the fact or feeling of being displeased; dissatisfaction, disapproval, annoyance, etc. 2. Archaic discomfort, sorrow, trouble, etc. SYN. OFFENSE …   English World dictionary

  • displeasure — n. 1) to incur smb. s displeasure 2) to show one s displeasure with 3) to smb. s displeasure * * * [dɪs pleʒə] to incur smb. s displeasure to show one s displeasure with to smb. s displeasure …   Combinatory dictionary

  • displeasure — dis|plea|sure [dısˈpleʒə US ər] 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… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • displeasure — [[t]dɪsple̱ʒə(r)[/t]] N UNCOUNT: oft poss N, N with/at n Someone s displeasure is a feeling of annoyance that they have about something that has happened. The population has already begun to show its displeasure at the slow pace of change …   English dictionary


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