unpleased vs displeased :

unpleased or displeased

If someone is unpleased, he is showing displeasure. If someone is displeased, he is also showing displeasure. Both are synonymous but "displeased" is more commonly used. Please note that "unpleasing" however, is not synonymous with "displeasing". "Displeasing" has a negative connotation.

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Definitions

  • v  give displeasure to
  • a  not pleased; experiencing or manifesting displeasure
News & Articles

  • 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.
    June 13, 2013 - The Morning Journal
  • 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.
    June 13, 2013 - The Morning Journal
  • 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…
    June 12, 2013 - NBC Sports: HardballTalk