Displeasure

Definition of Displeasure

Dis`pleas´ure
n.1.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.
O Lord, rebuke me not in thine anger, neither chasten me in thy hot displeasure.
- Ps. vi. 1.
Undoubtedly he will relent, and turn
From his displeasure.
- Milton.
2.That which displeases; cause of irritation or annoyance; offense; injury.
Hast thou delight to see a wretched man
Do outrage and displeasure to himself?
- Shak.
3.State of disgrace or disfavor; disfavor.
He went into Poland, being in displeasure with the pope for overmuch familiarity.
- Peacham.
v. t.1.To displease.

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