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displeasure

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noun dis·plea·sure \(ˌ)dis-ˈple-zhər, -ˈplā-\

Simple Definition of displeasure

  • : a feeling of unhappiness or annoyance

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of displeasure

  1. 1 :  the feeling of one that is displeased :  disfavor

  2. 2 :  discomfort, unhappiness

  3. 3 archaic :  offense, injury

Examples of displeasure in a sentence

  1. The meeting will give people who object to the policy a chance to voice their displeasure.

  2. Fans showed their displeasure at the umpire's call by booing loudly.



15th Century

First Known Use of displeasure

15th century

Rhymes with displeasure


DISPLEASURE Defined for Kids

displeasure

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noun dis·plea·sure \dis-ˈple-zhər\

Definition of displeasure for Students

  1. :  a feeling of dislike and irritation :  dissatisfaction





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