un·​pleased | \ ˌən-ˈplēzd How to pronounce unpleased (audio) \

Definition of unpleased

: not happy or satisfied : not pleased unpleased with the children's behavior … was not unpleased to see how well his charms worked.— Herman Melville

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Recent Examples on the Web Colorado voters are overwhelmingly unpleased with Trump. Nic Garcia, The Denver Post, "In Denver, Kamala Harris promises to write a new chapter for America," 2 Aug. 2019

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First Known Use of unpleased

15th century, in the meaning defined above

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“Unpleased.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unpleased. Accessed 21 Jan. 2021.

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