displeasing

dis'pleas·ing || -zɪŋ adj. annoying; dissatisfying dis·please || dɪs'pliːz v. annoy, irritate, anger, cause displeasure

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  • Displeasing — Dis*pleas ing, a. Causing displeasure or dissatisfaction; offensive; disagreeable. {Dis*pleas ing*ly}, adv. {Dis*pleas ing*ness}, n. Locke. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • displeasing — index antipathetic (distasteful), deplorable, inadequate, inferior (lower in quality), objectionable, obnoxious, odious …   Law dictionary

  • Displeasing — Displease Dis*please , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Displeased}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Displeasing}.] [OF. desplaisir, whence F. d[ e]plaisir displeasure; pref. des (L. dis ) + plaisir to please. See {Please}, and cf. {Displeasure}.] 1. To make not pleased;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • displeasing — displease ► VERB ▪ annoy or upset. DERIVATIVES displeased adjective displeasing adjective …   English terms dictionary

  • displeasing — adjective Unattractive, dislikable, objectionable …   Wiktionary

  • displeasing — Synonyms and related words: abhorrent, annoying, bitter, bothersome, disagreeable, disappointing, disheartening, dislikable, dissatisfactory, distasteful, foul tasting, had, ill flavored, inadequate, incommensurate, insufficient, intolerable,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • displeasing — (Roget s Thesaurus II) adjective Not pleasant or agreeable: bad, disagreeable, offensive, uncongenial, unpleasant, unsympathetic. Informal: icky. Slang: yucky. See GOOD, PAIN …   English dictionary for students

  • displeasing —   Kū ole i ka hoihoi …   English-Hawaiian dictionary

  • displeasing — adjective causing displeasure or lacking pleasing qualities • Ant: ↑pleasing • Similar to: ↑disconcerting, ↑upsetting, ↑exasperating, ↑infuriating, ↑maddening, ↑vexing, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Displeasingly — Displeasing Dis*pleas ing, a. Causing displeasure or dissatisfaction; offensive; disagreeable. {Dis*pleas ing*ly}, adv. {Dis*pleas ing*ness}, n. Locke. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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