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displeasure

[ dis-plezh-er ]
/ d瑟s藞pl蓻蕭 蓹r /
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noun
dissatisfaction, disapproval, or annoyance.
discomfort, uneasiness, or pain.
Archaic. a cause of offense, annoyance, or injury.
verb (used with object), dis路pleas路ured, dis路pleas路ur路ing.
Archaic. to displease.
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Origin of displeasure

1400鈥50; dis-1 + pleasure; replacing late Middle English desplaisir<Middle French (noun use of infinitive); see displease

synonym study for displeasure

OTHER WORDS FROM displeasure

dis路pleas路ure路a路ble, adjectivedis路pleas路ure路a路bly, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for displeasure

displeasure
/ (d瑟s藞pl蓻蕭蓹) /

noun
the condition of being displeased
archaic
  1. pain
  2. an act or cause of offence
verb
an archaic word for displease
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