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Definition of displease verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary


/dɪsˈpliz/ displease pronunciation American
displease someone (formal)
to make someone feel upset, annoyed, or not satisfied
The tone of the letter displeased her. antonym please displeased
displeased pronunciation American
adjective displeased (with someone/something)Are you displeased with my work? displeased (at something)She was not displeased at the effect she was having on the young man.
displeasing pronunciation American
adjective displeasing (to someone/something)His remarks were clearly not displeasing to her.