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
Trump has expressed his displeasure with Arizona Sen. Jeff Flake, who is seeking re-election next year, and the White House has encouraged primary challengers in the state.
The only question was how President Trump's displeasure would express itself.
Much to the displeasure of head coach Sean Payton, Saints RB Mark Ingram lost two fumbles Sunday.
Trump or White House spokespeople at various times expressed displeasure or declined to assert presidential confidence in Michael Flynn, Reince Priebus, and Steve Bannon, all of whom were later pushed out.
Councilwomen Alejandra Sotelo-Solis and Mona Rios held a news conference at Kimball Park to express their displeasure with their colleagues’ involvement.
Despite Warner's displeasure, the post was Twitter's most thorough response yet to questions surrounding the Russian probe and measures the company is taking to help ensure the integrity of future elections.
Accidental oversight or not, folks expressed their displeasure with the Braves on social media.
Gridlock is routine, and few quarters are given by other drivers before slamming on the horn in displeasure and disgust.
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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
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