displease

All Verb Noun
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  • I went to see him thinking that my visit would not displease him. Cited from Memoir, by Fr. Vincent de Paul
  • We might like an idea when lying down that displeases us when we stand up. Cited from Criminal Psychology, by Hans Gross
  • It seemed almost to displease him that he should have no self-will to break. Cited from German Classics of the 19th & 20th Centuries, Vol. IX, Ed. by Francke
  • His mother had wanted a girl and was very displeased that she had another son instead.
  • "And why did you so direct when you know that he displeases me?" Cited from Twenty Years After, by Alexandre Dumas
  • It did not displease him that she should receive his question thus. Cited from Howards End, by E. M. Forster
  • You spoke up just as you used to do, when anything was said to displease you. Cited from Middlemarch, by George Eliot[#1]
  • Why was it that her face was so beautiful, yet so displeasing? Cited from Taken Alive, by E. P. Roe
  • So much before the age as to leave one no right to make it because it displeases the community? Cited from Standard Selections, ed. by Fulton, Trueblood and Trueblood
  • She hardly ever did any thing which was displeasing to her parents. Cited from The Child at Home, by John S.C. Abbott
  • I shall be happy to think that they do not displease you. Cited from Letters of Franz Liszt, Volume 1, Paris To Rome
  • Dear child, there is nothing in all this that can or could displease me! Cited from The Secret Power, by Marie Corelli
  • Despite being displeased with him, they still had several children together.
  • He had reason to believe that some one followed him out there, which did not displease him much. Cited from Starr, of the Desert, by B. M Bower
  • However, I was not displeased that he had been unable to do so. Cited from Some Everyday Folk and Dawn, by Miles Franklin
  • That only is evil if we do what is displeasing to the Self. Cited from Simon Magus, by George Robert Stow Mead
  • When his name is introduced into conversation, you must show that the subject is displeasing to you. Cited from The Story of Louis Riel: The Rebel Chief, by Joseph Edmund Collins
  • He has a great desire to know you, and I hope he will not displease you. Cited from The Red Lily, by Anatole France, v1
  • Did you not know what you have done to displease the Duke? Cited from Autobiography of Benvenuto Cellini, Tr. Symonds
  • And in fact the picture it shows me does not displease me. Cited from The Sisters, by Georg Ebers, v2
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Words starting with displease

Meaning of displease

  • verb Give displeasure to