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Displeasing definitions

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

DISPLEASING, ppr or a. Offensive to the eye, to the mind, to the smell, or to the taste; disgusting; disagreeable.

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

adj
1: causing displeasure or lacking pleasing qualities [ant: pleasing]

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

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; to excite a feeling of disapprobation or dislike in; to be disagreeable to; to offend; to vex; -- often followed by with or at. It usually expresses less than to anger, vex, irritate, or provoke. God was displeased with this thing. --1 Chron. xxi. 7. Wilt thou be displeased at us forever? --Psalms lxxxv. 5 (Bk. of Com. Prayer). This virtuous plaster will displease Your tender sides. --J. Fletcher. Adversity is so wholesome . . . why should we be displeased therewith? --Barrow. 2. To fail to satisfy; to miss of. [Obs.] I shall displease my ends else. --Beau. & Fl. Syn: To offend; disgust; vex; annoy; dissatisfy; chafe; anger; provoke; affront.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Displeasing Dis*pleas"ing, a. Causing displeasure or dissatisfaction; offensive; disagreeable. -- Dis*pleas"ing*ly, adv. -- Dis*pleas"ing*ness, n. --Locke.

Moby Thesaurus

abhorrent, annoying, bitter, bothersome, disagreeable, disappointing, disheartening, dislikable, dissatisfactory, distasteful, foul-tasting, had, ill-flavored, inadequate, incommensurate, insufficient, intolerable, irksome, mislikable, not good enough, odious, rotten, sour, thankless, ugly, unalluring, unappealing, unappetizing, unattractive, uncongenial, undelectable, undelicious, undesirable, unengaging, unenjoyable, unfulfilling, ungratifying, unhappy, uninviting, unlikable, unlovable, unpalatable, unpleasant, unpleasing, unsatisfactory, unsatisfying, unsavory, untasteful, untasty, unwelcome, vexing



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