Definition of displease in English:

displease

Line breaks: dis|please
Pronunciation: /dɪsˈpliːz
 
/

verb

[with object]

Derivatives

displeasingly

adverb
More example sentences
  • ‘Nobody is going in the river,’ Bane looked at both of them displeasingly, ‘I am Bane, mercenary, the young man here is Silas Avon, archer, and you are?’
  • Somehow, because they never lost sight of core aesthetic principles that began with their dark self-titled debut in 1984, their borrowing never seemed displeasingly imperialistic or slanted toward cultural tourism.
  • Jasmine kicked a discarded camera cartridge along the sidewalk as she trudged down a street of displeasingly samey motels. ‘Bloody tourists.’

Origin

late Middle English: from Old French desplaisir, from des- (expressing reversal) + plaisir 'to please', from Latin placere.

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