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Definition of "displeasure" []

  • The condition or fact of being displeased; dissatisfaction. (noun)
  • Discomfort, uneasiness, or pain. (noun)
  • Archaic An injurious offense. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "displeasure" in a sentence
  • "But now his displeasure is against her; he is angry with her, and appears and acts against her as an enemy."
  • "And confronted by adult displeasure from the Obama Adm., the angry response is – YOU CAN'T MAKE ME."
  • "Her displeasure is predominantly for the Republicans in the chamber who have institutionalized the filibuster to halt the legislative process."