In order to avoid despising or displeasing our parents, what should we not do?
His mother's conversation, too, had been displeasing to him.
I shall tell you what will be displeasing and wearisome,5 yet true.
Then he sniffed as if the air contained an odor that was displeasing to him.
He does what he knows would be displeasing to his parents, and he sets a bad example.