Displacency
Displacency Dis*pla"cen*cy, n. [LL. displacentia, for L. displicentia, fr. displicere to displease; dis- + placere to please. See {Displease}, and cf. {Displeasance}.] Want of complacency or gratification; envious displeasure; dislike. [Obs.] --Sir T. Browne. [1913 Webster]

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  • displacency — dis·pla·cen·cy …   English syllables

  • displacency — də̇ˈsplāsənsē noun ( es) Etymology: Medieval Latin displacentia, alteration of Latin displicentia, from displicent , displicens (present participle of displicēre to displease) + ia y more at displease archaic : dislike …   Useful english dictionary

  • Displeasance — Dis*pleas ance, n. [OF. desplaisance, F. d[ e]plaisance. Cf. {Displacency}.] Displeasure; discontent; annoyance. [Obs.] Chaucer. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Displicence — Dis pli*cence, Displicency Dis pli*cen*cy, n. [L. displicentia. See {Displacency}.] Dislike; dissatisfaction; discontent. [Obs.] W. Montagu. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Displicency — Displicence Dis pli*cence, Displicency Dis pli*cen*cy, n. [L. displicentia. See {Displacency}.] Dislike; dissatisfaction; discontent. [Obs.] W. Montagu. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • Discourtesy — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Discourtesy >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 discourtesy discourtesy Sgm: N 1 ill breeding ill breeding Sgm: N 1 ill manners ill manners bad manners ungainly manners Sgm: N 1 insuavity insuavity Sgm: N 1 uncourteousness …   English dictionary for students

  • Disapprobation — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Disapprobation >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 disapprobation disapprobation disapproval Sgm: N 1 improbation improbation Sgm: N 1 disesteem disesteem disvaluation displacency Sgm: N 1 odium odium Sgm: N 1 …   English dictionary for students

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