Translation of displease in Spanish:

displease

desagradar, v.

Pronunciation /dɪsˈpliːz//dɪsˈpliz/

transitive verb

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    (monarch/master) desagradar
    (master/monarch) contrariar
    to be displeased with sb estar disgustado con algn
    • to be displeased at sth
    • she was displeased at his offhand attitude su actitud descortés le molestó / desagradó
    • he was displeased at having to repeat himself le molestó tener que repetir lo que había dicho
    • If you are negative to your neighbour because he happens to practise a religion that you dislike, you will be negative to all else who displease you one way or another.
    • Every week he pours out his bile on all who displease him.
    • Everything I did seemed to annoy and displease him.
    • Under this view, slavery is wrong, but not because slavery is an ‘unnatural’ human social position or because slavery displeases God.
    • Later I asked myself - why did that displease me so?
    • I doubt that you mother would be too pleased that you were displeasing her most important customer.
    • Schubb's gag order extends even to the outside activities of interviewees that displease him.
    • On both counts, national political leaders will displease their masters: oil supplies will not be adequate nor secure, and the workers will not be docile.
    • You can still do those things even if they displease your parents.
    • The reality, say several aides who did not wish to be quoted because it might displease the president, did not really sink in until Thursday night.
    • We need to get over our cultural cringe and recognise we have a national interest and occasionally acting in that interest will displease people and governments in other parts of the world.
    • ‘That's a possibility that doesn't displease me,’ he said.
    • Taken far enough this produces exterminism, a notion that if you don't get your way or something displeases you it is possible simply to blot it out.
    • There are some indications, as well, that Bruce is anxious to avoid displeasing her conservative audience.
    • I could also extend effective protection to upright officers who happened to displease powerful politicians.
    • And when you're the king, you can banish the insiders who displease you and you can try to buy off the outsiders.
    • But if pressed, she'll admit the new digital ones displease her.
    • May I never laugh at their mistakes, or resort to ridicule when they displease me.
    • Not that there were no moments to displease him.
    • Don't be afraid of displeasing me, you couldn't do that.