- A feeling of being displeased with something or someone; dissatisfaction; disapproval.
- That which displeases; cause of irritation or annoyance; offence; injury.
- c. 1594, William Shakespeare, “The Comedie of Errors”, in Mr. William Shakespeares Comedies, Histories, & Tragedies: Published According to the True Originall Copies (First Folio), London: Printed by Isaac Iaggard, and Ed[ward] Blount, published 1623, OCLC 606515358 ↗, [Act IV, scene iv]:
- Hast thou delight to see a wretched man / Do outrage and displeasure to himself?
- A state of disgrace or disfavour.
- He went into Poland, being in displeasure with the pope for overmuch familiarity.
- (feeling of being displeased with someone or something) discontent, discontentment, dissatisfaction, unhappiness
- (pain) ache, discomfort, pain
- (disapproval) condemnation, disapprobation, disapproval
- (feeling of being displeased with someone or something) contentment, happiness, pleasure, satisfaction
- (pain) ease
- (disapproval) approbation, approval, blessing
- Russian: неудово́льствие
- Spanish: disgusto
- Spanish: desazón
displeasure (displeasures, present participle displeasuring; past and past participle displeasured)