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[dis-uh-blahyj] /ˌdɪs əˈblaɪdʒ/
verb (used with object), disobliged, disobliging.
1.
to refuse or neglect to oblige; act contrary to the desire or convenience of; fail to accommodate.
2.
to give offense to; affront:
to be disobliged by a tactless remark.
3.
to cause inconvenience to; incommode:
to be disobliged by an uninvited guest.
Origin
1595-1605
1595-1605; < Middle French desobliger, equivalent to des- dis-1 + obliger to oblige
Related forms
disobligingly, adverb
disobligingness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for disoblige

disoblige

/ˌdɪsəˈblaɪdʒ/
verb (transitive)
1.
to disregard the desires of
2.
to slight; insult
3.
(informal) to cause trouble or inconvenience to
Derived Forms
disobliging, adjective
disobligingly, adverb
disobligingness, noun
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