disoblige


dis·oblige

verb \ˌdis-ə-ˈblīj\

Definition of DISOBLIGE

transitive verb
1
:  to go counter to the wishes of

Examples of DISOBLIGE

  1. <didn't want to disoblige her relatives by spending the night at their place>

Origin of DISOBLIGE

French désobliger, from Middle French, from des- dis- + obliger to oblige
First Known Use: 1632

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