Displeasing Dis*pleas"ing, a. Causing displeasure or dissatisfaction; offensive; disagreeable. -- {Dis*pleas"ing*ly}, adv. -- {Dis*pleas"ing*ness}, n. --Locke. [1913 Webster]

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  • displeasingness — dis·pleas·ing·ness …   English syllables

  • displeasingness — noun : the quality or state of being displeasing * * * displeasˈingness noun • • • Main Entry: ↑displease …   Useful english dictionary

  • displease — displeasingly, adv. displeasingness, n. /dis pleez /, v., displeased, displeasing. v.t. 1. to incur the dissatisfaction, dislike, or disapproval of; offend; annoy: His reply displeased the judge. v.i. 2. to be unpleasant; cause displeasure: Bad… …   Universalium

  • disagreeableness — Synonyms and related words: disagreeability, displeasingness, displeasure, distastefulness, inhospitableness, inhospitality, ugliness, unamiability, unappealingness, unattractiveness, unbenignity, unbenignness, uncompassionateness, uncordiality,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • displeasure — Synonyms and related words: aggravation, anger, angst, anguish, annoyance, anxiety, aversion, bad books, ban, blackball, blackballing, boredom, chagrin, cheerlessness, complaint, dim view, disaffection, disaffinity, disagreeability,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • ugliness — Synonyms and related words: bearishness, bitchiness, cacophony, cantankerousness, churlishness, coarseness, crabbedness, cracked voice, crankiness, crossness, crustiness, cussedness, disagreeability, disagreeableness, discord, displeasingness,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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