What does the word displeasing mean?

    Part of speech: adverb

  • Displeasingly.

  • Part of speech: adjective

  • Offensive.

Usage examples for displeasing

  1. The idea of a strange woman being thrust upon them in this way was highly displeasing to Miss 'Lina, who haughtily drew back from the little one when it stretched its arms out toward her, while its pretty lip quivered and the tears dropped over its rounded cheek. – Bad Hugh by Mary Jane Holmes
  2. Lulu went to bed that night full of remorseful regret that through her own wilfulness she had lost many hours of her father's prized society, besides grieving and displeasing him. – Elsie at Nantucket by Martha Finley
  3. I am indebted, I own, and I feel deep gratitude; I own to a lively friendship for Miss Dale, but if she is displeasing in the sight of my bride by . – The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith by George Meredith