• Definition for "displease"
    • To cause irritation or vexation to.
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  • Sentence for "displease"
    • "Does the expression displease you, mademoiselle?"…
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displease definition

  • verb-transitive:
    • To cause irritation or vexation to.
    • to produce not happy; to excite a feeling of disapprobation or dislike in; is disagreeable to; to upset; to vex; -- usually accompanied by with or at. It frequently expresses less than to anger, vex, irritate, or provoke.
    • To don't fulfill; to miss of.
    • resulting in irritation or vexation to.
    • to help make not pleased; to excite a feeling of disapprobation or dislike in; become disagreeable to; to upset; to vex; -- often followed closely by with or at. It frequently expresses less than to fury, vex, irritate, or provoke.
    • To fail to fulfill; to miss of.
    • resulting in annoyance or vexation to.
    • To make perhaps not pleased; to stimulate a sense of disapprobation or dislike in; to-be disagreeable to; to offend; to vex; -- frequently followed closely by with or at. It usually expresses lower than to fury, vex, irritate, or provoke.
    • To are not able to satisfy; to miss of.
  • verb-intransitive:
    • resulting in annoyance or displeasure.
    • To give displeasure or offense.
    • To cause irritation or displeasure.
    • To give displeasure or offense.
    • resulting in annoyance or displeasure.
    • to offer displeasure or offense.
  • verb:
    • to create not happy; to stimulate a feeling of disapprobation or dislike in; becoming disagreeable to; to upset; to vex; -- frequently accompanied by with or at. It frequently expresses significantly less than to anger, vex, irritate, or provoke.
    • To neglect to satisfy; to miss of.
    • to provide displeasure or offense.
    • give displeasure to
    • to create maybe not happy; to stimulate a feeling of disapprobation or dislike in; become disagreeable to; to upset; to vex; -- often followed by with or at. It generally expresses lower than to fury, vex, irritate, or provoke.
    • To neglect to fulfill; to miss of.
    • to offer displeasure or offense.
    • give displeasure to
    • In order to make perhaps not happy; to stimulate a feeling of disapprobation or dislike in; becoming disagreeable to; to offend; to vex; -- frequently followed closely by with or at. It often expresses less than to anger, vex, irritate, or provoke.
    • To don't fulfill; to miss of.
    • To give displeasure or offense.
    • give displeasure to
  • others:
    • To neglect to please; offend; be disagreeable to; excite aversion in: as, acrid and rancid substances displease the flavor; glaring colors displease a person's eye; his conduct displeased his family relations.
    • To are not able to achieve or satisfy; fall short of.
    • [Frequently accompanied by to in old English.] Synonyms To annoy, chafe, provoke, pique, worry.
    • To stimulate disgust or aversion.
    • To fail to kindly; offend; be disagreeable to; excite aversion in: as, acrid and rancid substances displease the flavor; glaring colors displease a person's eye; his conduct displeased their family relations.
    • To don't accomplish or satisfy; flunk of.
    • [usually followed by to in old English.] Synonyms To annoy, chafe, provoke, pique, worry.
    • To stimulate disgust or aversion.
    • To are not able to kindly; offend; be disagreeable to; excite aversion in: as, acrid and rancid substances displease the flavor; glaring colors displease a person's eye; their conduct displeased his family members.
    • To are not able to achieve or fulfill; fall short of.
    • [regularly followed closely by to in old English.] Synonyms To annoy, chafe, provoke, pique, worry.
    • To stimulate disgust or aversion.
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