Displeasance Dis*pleas"ance, n. [OF. desplaisance, F. d['e]plaisance. Cf. {Displacency}.] Displeasure; discontent; annoyance. [Obs.] --Chaucer. [1913 Webster]

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  • displeasance — /dis plezˈəns/ noun (Spenser, etc) Displeasure • • • Main Entry: ↑displease …   Useful english dictionary

  • 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.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • desplesance — var. of displeasance, Obs …   Useful english dictionary

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