displeasing

  • 1 Displeasing — Dis*pleas ing, a. Causing displeasure or dissatisfaction; offensive; disagreeable. {Dis*pleas ing*ly}, adv. {Dis*pleas ing*ness}, n. Locke. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 2 displeasing — index antipathetic (distasteful), deplorable, inadequate, inferior (lower in quality), objectionable, obnoxious, odious …

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  • 3 Displeasing — 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;… …

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  • 4 displeasing — displease ► VERB ▪ annoy or upset. DERIVATIVES displeased adjective displeasing adjective …

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  • 5 displeasing — adjective Unattractive, dislikable, objectionable …

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  • 6 displeasing — Synonyms and related words: abhorrent, annoying, bitter, bothersome, disagreeable, disappointing, disheartening, dislikable, dissatisfactory, distasteful, foul tasting, had, ill flavored, inadequate, incommensurate, insufficient, intolerable,… …

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  • 7 displeasing — (Roget s Thesaurus II) adjective Not pleasant or agreeable: bad, disagreeable, offensive, uncongenial, unpleasant, unsympathetic. Informal: icky. Slang: yucky. See GOOD, PAIN …

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  • 8 displeasing — dis pleas·ing || zɪŋ adj. annoying; dissatisfying dis·please || dɪs pliːz v. annoy, irritate, anger, cause displeasure …

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  • 9 displeasing —   Kū ole i ka hoihoi …

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  • 10 displeasing — adjective causing displeasure or lacking pleasing qualities • Ant: ↑pleasing • Similar to: ↑disconcerting, ↑upsetting, ↑exasperating, ↑infuriating, ↑maddening, ↑vexing, ↑ …

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  • 11 Displeasingly — Displeasing Dis*pleas ing, a. Causing displeasure or dissatisfaction; offensive; disagreeable. {Dis*pleas ing*ly}, adv. {Dis*pleas ing*ness}, n. Locke. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 12 Displeasingness — Displeasing Dis*pleas ing, a. Causing displeasure or dissatisfaction; offensive; disagreeable. {Dis*pleas ing*ly}, adv. {Dis*pleas ing*ness}, n. Locke. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 13 Saṃsāra (Buddhism) — IAST|Saṃsāra, the Sanskrit and Pāli term for continuous movement or continuous flowing refers in Buddhism to the concept of a cycle of birth (jāti) and consequent decay and death (IAST|jarāmaraṇa), in which all beings in the universe participate… …

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  • 14 ugly — 1. adjective /ʌɡli/ a) Displeasing to the eye; not aesthetically pleasing. He played an ugly trick on us. b) Displeasing to the ear or some other sense. Syn: hideous, homely, repulsive …

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  • 15 displeasingly — adverb in a displeasing manner he made displeasingly cutting remarks about his friends • Derived from adjective: ↑displeasing * * * adverb : in a displeasing manner making displeasingly cutting remarks about one s friends * * * displeasˈingly …

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  • 16 Contrition — Con*tri tion, n. [F. contrition, L. contritio.] 1. The act of grinding or ribbing to powder; attrition; friction; rubbing. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] The breaking of their parts into less parts by contrition. Sir I. Newton. [1913 Webster] 2. The state …

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  • 17 Distasteful — Dis*taste ful, a. 1. Unpleasant or disgusting to the taste; nauseous; loathsome. [1913 Webster] 2. Offensive; displeasing to the feelings; disagreeable; as, a distasteful truth. [1913 Webster] Distasteful answer, and sometimes unfriendly actions …

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  • 18 Distastefully — Distasteful Dis*taste ful, a. 1. Unpleasant or disgusting to the taste; nauseous; loathsome. [1913 Webster] 2. Offensive; displeasing to the feelings; disagreeable; as, a distasteful truth. [1913 Webster] Distasteful answer, and sometimes… …

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  • 19 Distastefulness — Distasteful Dis*taste ful, a. 1. Unpleasant or disgusting to the taste; nauseous; loathsome. [1913 Webster] 2. Offensive; displeasing to the feelings; disagreeable; as, a distasteful truth. [1913 Webster] Distasteful answer, and sometimes… …

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  • 20 League offensive and defensive — Offensive Of*fen sive, a. [Cf. F. offensif. See {Offend}.] [1913 Webster] 1. Giving offense; causing displeasure or resentment; displeasing; annoying; as, offensive words. [1913 Webster] 2. Giving pain or unpleasant sensations; disagreeable;… …

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