displeasure displeasure  /dɪs ˈplɛ ʒər/

Definition(s):

  • (n) the feeling of being displeased or annoyed or dissatisfied with someone or something

Usage(s):

  1. On my return to the Situation Room, Weinberger expressed displeasure at my statement on the alert status of American forces.
  2. He hired centrist economist Jason Furman, known for defending the benefits of globalization and private Social Security accounts, to the displeasure of liberal economists.

News

  1. Palisades mall gets silent treatment from trades union

    Several hundred union workers walked around the Palisades Center on Saturday, showing their displeasure with the mall's hiring of out-of-state workers for a multimillion-dollar facelift.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: The Journal News

  2. Simmons Upset With ‘SportsCenter’ for Editing His Joke

    The ESPN personality Bill Simmons took to Twitter to voice his displeasure after a remark about Dwyane Wade was cut from “SportsCenter” replays.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: New York Times

  3. Google and Twitter Aren't Impressed with Facebook's Disclosure Dump

    Facebook became the first tech company implicated in the PRISM scandal to release a complete view of data requests received from U.S. authorities — secret PRISM requests and all — but Google and Twitter were quick to voice their displeasure with Facebook's apparent privacy triumph. Friday evening, Facebook general counsel Ted Ullyot announced the company received between 9,000 and 10,000 ...
    on June 15, 2013     Source: The Atlantic Wire via Yahoo! News

Quotes

  1. "That shows that they don't like what has happened, which means that we've done the right thing, because they are in violation of two previous resolutions and we have to do something that indicates displeasure and causes more pressure on them,"...
    on Feb 14, 2008 By: Zalmay Khalilzad Source: The Chronicle Journal

  2. "I recognize that many Americans voted last night to register their displeasure with the lack of progress being made" in Iraq, Mr. Bush said Wednesday afternoon. "Yet I also believe most Americans -- and leaders here in Washington from both...
    on Nov 8, 2006 By: President Bush Source: NPR

  3. "I didn't actually go ahead and ask for a trade," Iverson said in a statement to The Associated Press. "I went in and expressed my displeasure with the style of basketball that we were playing. We weren't playing winning basketball. I said...
    on Dec 20, 2006 By: Allen Iverson Source: SportingNews.com

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