Definition of Displeasure

1. Noun. The feeling of being displeased or annoyed or dissatisfied with someone or something.

Generic synonyms: Annoyance, Chafe, Vexation, Dissatisfaction
Derivative terms: Displease



Definition of Displeasure

1. n. The feeling of one who is displeased; irritation or uneasiness of the mind, occasioned by anything that counteracts desire or command, or which opposes justice or a sense of propriety; disapprobation; dislike; dissatisfaction; disfavor; indignation.

2. v. t. To displease.

Definition of Displeasure

1. Noun. A feeling of being displeased with something or someone; dissatisfaction. ¹

2. Noun. Pain or discomfort. ¹

3. Noun. Disapproval. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Displeasure

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Displeasure

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displeasedness
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displeasers
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displeasingly
displeasure (current term)
displeasures
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displosions

Literary usage of Displeasure

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Works of Jonathan Edwards: With a Memoir of His Life and Character by Jonathan Edwards, Tryon Edwards (1854)
"But the manifestation of the divine displeasure at moral evil, is punishment. If on the other hand, it be an injurious treatment of a sinner, that the Deity ..."

2. An Introduction to the Principles of Morals and Legislation by Jeremy Bentham (1879)
"The displeasure you conceive against a man may be founded either on some act which ... displeasure, venting itself against a man, on account of a mischief ..."

3. Our Wild Indians: Thirty-three Years Personal Experience Among the Red Men by Richard Irving Dodge (1884)
"In " Sackcloth and Ashes " — The Mark of God's displeasure — Parental Anguish — The Death of a Son — A Warrior's Tearless Eyes — Real Griff— Mourning for a ..."

4. Original Letters, Illustrative of English History: Including Numerous Royal by Henry Ellis (1827)
"Lord John Gray to Sir Wm. Cecil, that his niece the Lady Catherine still pines away at the Queen's displeasure. [Ms. LANSDOWNE 6. art. 33. ..."

5. The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire by Edward Gibbon (1843)
"... they ventured to add some respectful complaints, of such a nature, however, as the most jealous of monarchs will listen to without displeasure. ..."

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