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.

15th Century

First Known Use of displeasure

15th century


DISPLEASURE Defined for English Language Learners

displeasure

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

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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