verb (used with object), dis·pleased, dis·pleas·ing.
verb (used without object), dis·pleased, dis·pleas·ing.
Origin of displease
Related formsdis·pleas·ing·ly, adverbdis·pleas·ing·ness, nounself-dis·pleased, adjective
Examples from the Web for displeasing
He fancied that his personal appearance, as much as anything, was displeasing to her fastidiousness.The Street Called Straight|Basil King
Now in all the Scripture they are both pleasing and displeasing.Pascal's Penses|Blaise Pascal
I forget his exact comment, but the point of it was that the double s, winds slowly, would have been to his ear most displeasing.Tennyson and His Friends|Various
But these attentions, although they were displeasing to Manoel, were not sufficiently marked for him to interfere.Eight Hundred Leagues on the Amazon|Jules Verne
That being the case, nothing would have made him desist, not even the thought of displeasing Marie-Rose.Autumn Glory|Ren Bazin