Definition of Displeasingly

1. Adverb. In a displeasing manner. "He made displeasingly cutting remarks about his friends"

Partainyms: Displeasing



Definition of Displeasingly

1. Adverb. In a displeasing manner. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Displeasingly

disple
displeas'd
displeasance
displeasant
displeasantly
displeasantness
displeasaunt
displease
displeased
displeasedly
displeasedness
displeaser
displeasers
displeases
displeasing
displeasingly (current term)
displeasure
displeasures
displed
displenish
displenished
displenishes
displenishing
disples
displing
displode
disploded
displodes
disploding
displosion

Literary usage of Displeasingly

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

1. The Monthly Review by Ralph Griffiths (1828)
"... is displeasingly associated with his heartless abandonment of Dido. It is an old and a pithy criticism, that the two most interesting personages of the ..."

2. The History of Civilization: From the Fall of the Roman Empire to the French by Guizot (François), F. Guizot (1856)
"At the time, ignorant of this circumstance, and not understanding what Orestes meant, we asked him how and in what he had been treated displeasingly; ..."

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