displease

[dis-pleez]
verb (used with object), displeased, displeasing.
1.
to incur the dissatisfaction, dislike, or disapproval of; offend; annoy: His reply displeased the judge.
verb (used without object), displeased, displeasing.
2.
to be unpleasant; cause displeasure: Bad weather displeases.

Origin:
1300–50; Middle English desplesen < Anglo-French, Middle French desplaisir. See dis-1, please

displeasingly, adverb
displeasingness, noun
self-displeased, adjective
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displease (dɪsˈpliːz)
 
vb
to annoy, offend, or cause displeasure to (someone)
 
dis'pleasing
 
adj
 
dis'pleasingly
 
adv

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displease
mid-14c., from O.Fr. desplais-, present tense stem of desplaisir "to displease," from L. displicere "displease," from dis- "not" + placere "to please." Related: Displeased.
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Example sentences
There are too many things going on in the government that displease, upset and
  offend him.
If students' activities displease the governing elites, they are summarily
  expelled from university and in many instances jailed.
Election time is always a tough time politically as no side wants to make a
  mistake and displease its peers.
Either decision he made would displease either labor or environmentalists, so
  he punted it until after the election.
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