displeased displeased  /dɪs ˈplizd/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) not pleased; experiencing or manifesting displeasure

Usage(s):

  1. Another was that the Soviet Union was displeased with the exodus because it gave Communism a black eye.
  2. CON: Fans have been vocally displeased with his decision to go into politics.
  3. Johnson asked for similar checks on at least seven journalists who had displeased him.

News

  1. Avon sprucing up I-90 interchanges

    AVON — Displeased with the regular maintenance of Avon’s I-90 interchanges by the Ohio Department of Transportation, the city is looking to spruce them up.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: The Morning Journal

  2. News flash: pedestrian player with few homers will not be in Home Run Derby

    As we mentioned last night, Robinson Cano is once again the captain of the AL Home Run Derby team and will pick his side’s squad. From the New York Post: If you think Royals fans were displeased at Robinson Cano for not naming Billy Butler to the AL’s Home Run Derby team last year, they…
    on June 12, 2013     Source: NBC Sports: HardballTalk

  3. Yankees' Cano won’t pick Royals' Butler again for HR Derby

    OAKLAND, Calif. — If you think Royals fans were displeased at Robinson Cano for not naming Billy Butler to the AL’s Home Run Derby team last year, they aren’t going to any happier this year. “No chance,’’ Cano said when asked if he would pick Butler, who has five...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: New York Post

Quotes

  1. "I'm very happy for him," Kruger said of Knight's pending accomplishment, "yet I'm not displeased that we delayed the celebration for at least a game or two."
    on Dec 28, 2006 By: Lon Kruger Source: ESPN

  2. "Obviously, I got off to a ridiculously good start," Funk said. "It was a good day. You can't be displeased with a 65 on this course -- or any course."
    on Jul 31, 2008 By: Fred Funk Source: Washington Post

  3. "Any time you're shooting 60s in a major tournament you can't be too displeased," Harrington told reporters after ending a benign day of low scoring five shots behind leader Miguel Angel Jimenez of Spain.
    on Jul 16, 2009 By: Padraig Harrington Source: Reuters India

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