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Synonyms for displeasure
dɪsˈplɛʒ ər

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. displeasure(noun)

    the feeling of being displeased or annoyed or dissatisfied with someone or something

Wiktionary

  1. displeasure(noun)

    A feeling of being displeased with something or someone; dissatisfaction.

    Synonyms:
    unhappiness, dissatisfaction, discontent, discontentment

    Antonyms:
    happiness, satisfaction, contentment, pleasure

  2. displeasure(noun)

    Pain or discomfort.

    Synonyms:
    discomfort, pain, ache

    Antonyms:
    ease

  3. displeasure(noun)

    Disapproval.

    Synonyms:
    disapprobation, condemnation, disapproval

    Antonyms:
    approbation, approval, blessing

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. displeasure

    Displeasure is the mildest and most general word. Choler and ire, now rare except in poetic or highly rhetorical language, denote a still, and the latter a persistent, anger. Temper used alone in the sense of anger is colloquial, tho we may correctly say a hot temper, a fiery temper, etc. Passion, tho a word of far wider application, may, in the singular, be employed to denote anger; "did put me in a towering passion," Shakespeare Hamlet act v, sc. 2. Anger is violent and vindictive emotion, which is sharp, sudden, and, like all violent passions, necessarily brief. Resentment (a feeling back or feeling over again) is persistent, the bitter brooding over injuries. Exasperation, a roughening, is a hot, superficial intensity of anger, demanding instant expression. Rage drives one beyond the bounds of prudence or discretion; fury is stronger yet, and sweeps one away into uncontrollable violence. Anger is personal and usually selfish, aroused by real or supposed wrong to oneself, and directed specifically and intensely against the person who is viewed as blameworthy. Indignation is impersonal and unselfish displeasure at unworthy acts (Latin indigna), i. e., at wrong as wrong. Pure indignation is not followed by regret, and needs no repentance; it is also more self-controlled than anger. Anger is commonly a sin; indignation is often a duty. Wrath is deep and perhaps vengeful displeasure, as when the people of Nazareth were "filled with wrath" at the plain words of Jesus (Luke iv, 28); it may, however, simply express the culmination of righteous indignation without malice in a pure being; as, the wrath of God. Impatience, fretfulness, irritation, peevishness, pettishness, petulance, and vexation express the slighter forms of anger. Irritation, petulance, and vexation are temporary and for immediate cause. Fretfulness, pettishness, and peevishness are chronic states finding in any petty matter an occasion for their exercise. Compare ACRIMONY; ENMITY; HATRED.

    Synonyms:
    anger, animosity, choler, exasperation, fretfulness, fury, impatience, indignation, ire, irritation, offense, passion, peevishness, pettishness, petulance, rage, resentment, temper, vexation, wrath

    Antonyms:
    amiability, charity, forbearance, gentleness, leniency, lenity, long-suffering, love, mildness, patience, peace, peaceableness, peacefulness, self-control, self-restraint

    Preposition:
    Anger at the insult prompted the reply. Anger toward the offender exaggerates the offense.

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. displeasure(n.)

    Synonyms:
    dissatisfaction, dislike, distaste, disapprobation

  2. displeasure(n.)

    Synonyms:
    anger, indignation, vexation, resentment, wrath

  3. displeasure(n.)

    Synonyms:
    offence, injury

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. displeasure(n)

    Synonyms:
    disapprobation, dudgeon, dislike, disapproval, resentment, vexation, umbrage, dissatisfaction

How to pronounce displeasure?

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How to use displeasure in a sentence?

  1. State Department spokesman John Kirby:

    Such treatment has the potential to negatively impact U.S. and Nicaraguan bilateral relations, particularly trade, we've conveyed our strong displeasure.

  2. Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott:

    We will be finding ways to make our displeasure felt, millions of Australians are feeling sickened by what might be about to happen in Indonesia.

  3. Paul De Gondi:

    When you are obliged to make a statement that you know will cause displeasure, you must say it with every appearance of sincerity this is the only way to make it palatable.

  4. National Public Radio:

    Afterwards, Pompeo proceeded to shout his displeasure at being questioned about Ukraine. He used repeated expletives, according to Kelly, he asked, 'Do you think Americans care about Ukraine?' He used the F-word in that sentence and many others.

  5. Kim Dong-yub:

    The Trump administration has generally chosen to ignore Pyongyang's public signals, including escalating signals of displeasure with the negotiations, so far, North Korea has not walked away from the table, but they also have resisted pressure to make substantive progress on the nuclear question.


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