Thesaurus.com
Thesaurus / displease
FEEDBACK

displease

See definition of displease on Dictionary.com

synonyms for displease

  • annoy
  • antagonize
  • bother
  • chagrin
  • disappoint
  • disgust
  • dissatisfy
  • enrage
  • exasperate
  • frustrate
  • gall
  • incense
  • irk
  • irritate
  • offend
  • perplex
  • rile
  • upset
  • vex
  • aggravate
  • anger
  • cap
  • cool
  • curdle
  • discontent
  • disgruntle
  • disoblige
  • fret
  • hurt
  • nettle
  • pique
  • provoke
  • repel
  • revolt
  • roil
  • sound
  • wing
  • worry
  • cut to the quick
  • play dirty
  • put out
  • turn off
  • zing
See also synonyms for: displeased / displeasing
Meet Grammar Coach
Write or paste your essay, email, or story into Grammar Coach and get grammar helpImprove Your Writing
Meet Grammar Coach
Improve Your Writing
Write or paste your essay, email, or story into Grammar Coach and get grammar help

antonyms for displease

MOST RELEVANT
  • aid
  • assist
  • calm
  • comfort
  • delight
  • encourage
  • help
  • make happy
  • placate
  • please
  • soothe
  • appease
  • mollify
  • quiet
  • relieve
  • compose
  • humor
  • satisfy
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

TRY USING displease

See how your sentence looks with different synonyms.

Characters: 0/140
QUIZ
Are Your Stars Aligned For This Zodiac Quiz?
START THE QUIZ

How to use displease in a sentence

Watson recently has requested that the Texans trade him, reportedly displeased that the team didn’t follow through on promises that he would have input in an organizational overhaul this offseason.
DESHAUN WATSON ACCUSED OF SEXUAL MISCONDUCT IN LAWSUITS STEMMING FROM MASSAGE SESSIONS; QB ISSUES DENIALMARK MASKE, NICKI JHABVALAMARCH 17, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Ethel's mode of pleading was unfortunate; the "very foolish of Margaret" were the very words to displease.
THE DAISY CHAINCHARLOTTE YONGE
You are an honest man,404 and do not make it your business either to please or displease the favourites.
THE 'CHARACTERS' OF JEAN DE LA BRUYREJEAN DE LA BRUYRE
If I understand you rightly, monsieur, you have decided to rid yourself of persons who annoy you or displease you?
THE SEVEN CARDINAL SINS: ENVY AND INDOLENCEEUGNE SUE
He supped with me; but a cunning, crafty fellow he is, and dangerous to displease, for his tongue spares nobody.
DIARY OF SAMUEL PEPYS, COMPLETESAMUEL PEPYS
For a word, she would flare up into a sudden anger, nor try as he would, could he divine what action of his would displease her.
THE WOMAN GIVESOWEN JOHNSON
The themes permitted by such an attitude were certain to displease the readers of that period.
THE LETTERS OF AMBROSE BIERCEAMBROSE BIERCE
He, on the contrary, avoided this reflection of his genius, which seemed to displease him.
MY RECOLLECTIONS OF LORD BYRONTERESA GUICCIOLI
I will not displease you again; I will keep at a safe distance.
THE DIAMOND COTERIELAWRENCE L. LYNCH
Take good heed that you fail not, insomuch as you fear to displease the king my son, and myself.
HISTORY OF THE RISE OF THE HUGUENOTSHENRY BAIRD
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
Choose the synonym for future
capacitor

WORDS RELATED TO DISPLEASE

  • abuse
  • anger
  • annoy
  • confront
  • criticize
  • displease
  • dispraise
  • dump on
  • encounter
  • face
  • give a zinger
  • give the cold shoulder
  • hit where one lives
  • meet
  • offend
  • outrage
  • pique
  • provoke
  • put down
  • slander
  • slight
  • taunt
  • vex
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.