Examples of displeasure in a Sentence
The meeting will give people who object to the policy a chance to voice their displeasure.
Fans showed their displeasure at the umpire's call by booing loudly.
Recent Examples of displeasure from the Web
Following Trump's decidedly unpresidential response to the violence in Charlottesville, Virginia, this weekend, people are voicing their displeasure—and loudly.
Leading Democrats said a 2018 candidate could benefit from displeasure with the controversies surrounding Republicans who dominate state and national government.
Otter helped lead efforts to collaborate with the feds on the grouse plan, but in the last two years has consistently shared his displeasure with how the plan turned out.
The reason for their displeasure with the low-cal cola?
Eight major veterans’ groups expressed opposition to the House plan, voicing displeasure after it was quietly released last Friday after days of closed-door negotiations.
With little information being provided by the company, many angry brides took to Twitter to voice their displeasure.
The Padres manager expressed his displeasure in a lengthy rant.
During a hearing, it was revealed that Ladewig was under scrutiny for submitting a letter to a local newspaper and voicing his displeasure with economic development efforts.
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First Known Use of displeasure
Synonymsdeprecation, disapprobation, discountenance, disesteem, disfavor, dislike, disapproval
Antonymsapprobation, approval, favor
Related Wordsdisrelish, distaste; rejection, thumbs-down; blame, censure, condemnation, criticism, denunciation, dispraise, opprobrium, reprehension, reproach, reprobation; antagonism, antipathy, hostility; belittlement, disparagement, objection, opposition
Near Antonymsacclaim, commendation, praise; endorsement (also indorsement), sanction, thumbs-up; empathy, sympathy
DISPLEASURE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of displeasure for English Language Learners
: a feeling of unhappiness or annoyance
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