Displeasant
Displeasant Dis*pleas"ant, a. [OF. desplaisant, F. d['e]plaisant. See {Displease}.] Unpleasing; offensive; unpleasant. [Obs.] --Speed. -- {Dis*pleas"ant*ly}, adv. [Obs.] --Strype. -- {Dis*pleas"ant*ness}, n. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

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  • displeasant — adjective Etymology: Middle English displesaunt, from Middle French desplaisant, present participle of desplaire, desplaisir 1. obsolete : displeasing 2. obsolete : displeased …   Useful english dictionary

  • Displeasantly — Displeasant Dis*pleas ant, a. [OF. desplaisant, F. d[ e]plaisant. See {Displease}.] Unpleasing; offensive; unpleasant. [Obs.] Speed. {Dis*pleas ant*ly}, adv. [Obs.] Strype. {Dis*pleas ant*ness}, n. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Displeasantness — Displeasant Dis*pleas ant, a. [OF. desplaisant, F. d[ e]plaisant. See {Displease}.] Unpleasing; offensive; unpleasant. [Obs.] Speed. {Dis*pleas ant*ly}, adv. [Obs.] Strype. {Dis*pleas ant*ness}, n. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • displeasantness — noun The state or quality of being displeasant …   Wiktionary

  • English words first attested in Chaucer — Contents 1 Etymology 2 List 2.1 Canterbury Tales General Prologue …   Wikipedia

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