displease

Part of speech: verb

To vex; annoy; offend; give offense.

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Usage examples "displease":

  1. Do not think I am angry, dear friend, because you confided to him that we love one another like two lovers; it does not displease me, and with him it was no indiscretion, because his mind is as free of prejudices as his heart is good. - "The Memoires of Casanova, Complete The Rare Unabridged London Edition Of 1894, plus An Unpublished Chapter of History, By Arthur Symons", Jacques Casanova de Seingalt.
  2. This discovery did not displease me, for I felt that thus I should reach the Master better prepared. - "Dreamers of the Ghetto", I. Zangwill.
  3. This did not displease me, for if a quarrel must come it comes best quickly, and I listened unmoved while the mistress of the homestead said: Walter, I think you had better get rid of this man. - "Lorimer of the Northwest", Harold Bindloss.