Definition of Disoblige

1. Verb. To cause inconvenience or discomfort to. "Sorry to trouble you, but..."




2. Verb. Ignore someone's wishes.

Definition of Disoblige

1. v. t. To do an act which contravenes the will or desires of; to offend by an act of unkindness or incivility; to displease; to refrain from obliging; to be unaccommodating to.

Definition of Disoblige

1. Verb. (British) Not to oblige; to disappoint, to inconvenience, not to cooperate. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Disoblige

1. [v -BLIGED, -BLIGING, -BLIGES]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Disoblige

disobedient
disobediently
disobeisance
disobeisant
disobey
disobeyal
disobeyals
disobeyed
disobeyer
disobeyers
disobeying
disobeys
disobligation
disobligations
disobligatory
disoblige (current term)
disobliged
disobligement
disobligements
disobliger
disobligers
disobliges
disobliging
disobligingly
disobliteration
disoccupation
disodium
disofenin
disolvate
disolvated

Literary usage of Disoblige

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

1. A Select Glossary of English Words Used Formerly in Senses Different from by Richard Chenevix Trench (1865)
"disoblige. Release from obligation lies at the root of all uses, present and past, ... He did not think that Act of Uniformity could disoblige them [the ..."

2. Remains, Historical and Literary, Connected with the Palatine Counties of by Chetham Society (1856)
"... as that I should consult my friends in the country, that I would not disoblige any scholar if it could be helped; and Mr. Windham quoted " As Pope says ..."

3. The Library of Wit and Humor, Prose and Poetry: Selected from the Literature by Rufus Edmonds Shapley (1884)
"... he regretted to seem to disoblige, butthat he feared the conditions of their little bet would not allow it. his manner was perfect, as he replied that ..."

4. The History of the Rebellion and Civil Wars in England by Edward Hyde Clarendon (1849)
"... did not suit with his plain- dealing, it is certain, he never could advise a prince to hold a conduct that should grieve and disoblige his old friends, ..."

5. The Manuscripts of the Earl Cowper, K. G.: Preserved at Melbourne Hall by John Coke, Thomas Coke, Francis Thomas De Grey Cowper Cowper, William Dashwood Fane (1888)
"I am satisfied it will disoblige the meaner " sort, except matters are settled. I never was amongst the cabal. 1701-2, February 26. Darby. ..."

Other Resources:

Search for Disoblige on Dictionary.com!Search for Disoblige on Thesaurus.com!Search for Disoblige on Google!Search for Disoblige on Wikipedia!

Search