verb (used with object), dis·pleased, dis·pleas·ing.
verb (used without object), dis·pleased, dis·pleas·ing.
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Origin of displease
OTHER WORDS FROM displeasedis·pleas·ing·ly, adverbdis·pleas·ing·ness, nounself-dis·pleased, adjective
Example sentences from the Web for displease
Such difficulties, also, suddenly arose as plainly showed that our plans for this voyage were displeasing to the Evil Spirit.
This time it was a problem that was not displeasing, though Mr. Talpers was not quite sure as yet how it should be followed out.Mystery Ranch|Arthur Chapman
If she had any “citified airs” they were not of the kind that are especially displeasing to country people.David Fleming's Forgiveness|Margaret Murray Robertson
He was past the bloom of youth, but still his fine clothes and his reputed wealth were displeasing to me.Wild Western Scenes|John Beauchamp Jones
If we add to this evil, the attendant glitter upon glitter, we have a perfect farrago of discordant and displeasing effects.The Works of Edgar Allan Poe|Edgar Allan Poe