displeasure

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

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.

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First Known Use of displeasure

15th century


DISPLEASURE Defined for English Language Learners

displeasure

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Definition of displeasure for English Language Learners

  • : a feeling of unhappiness or annoyance


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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