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4 definitions found
 for displease
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Displease \Dis*please"\, v. i.
     To give displeasure or offense. [Obs.]
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Displease \Dis*please"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Displeased; p.
     pr. & vb. n. Displeasing.] [OF. desplaisir, whence F.
     d['e]plaisir displeasure; pref. des- (L. dis-) + plaisir to
     please. See Please, and cf. Displeasure.]
     1. To make not pleased; to excite a feeling of disapprobation
        or dislike in; to be disagreeable to; to offend; to vex;
        -- often followed by with or at. It usually expresses less
        than to anger, vex, irritate, or provoke.
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              God was displeased with this thing.   --1 Chron.
                                                    xxi. 7.
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              Wilt thou be displeased at us forever? --Psalms
                                                    lxxxv. 5 (Bk.
                                                    of Com.
                                                    Prayer).
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              This virtuous plaster will displease
              Your tender sides.                    --J. Fletcher.
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              Adversity is so wholesome . . . why should we be
              displeased therewith?                 --Barrow.
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     2. To fail to satisfy; to miss of. [Obs.]
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              I shall displease my ends else.       --Beau. & Fl.
  
     Syn: To offend; disgust; vex; annoy; dissatisfy; chafe;
          anger; provoke; affront.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  displease
      v 1: give displeasure to [ant: delight, please]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  28 Moby Thesaurus words for "displease":
     anger, annoy, be disagreeable, bug, chafe, disappoint, discontent,
     disgruntle, dishearten, dissatisfy, exasperate, frustrate,
     infuriate, irk, irritate, miff, nettle, offend, peeve, pique,
     provoke, put out, rile, ruffle, trouble, upset, vex, worry
  
  

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