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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Dis·o·blige v. t. [imp. & p. p. Disobliged p. pr. & vb. n. Disobliging.]
 1. To do an act which contravenes the will or desires of; to offend by an act of unkindness or incivility; to displease; to refrain from obliging; to be unaccommodating to.
    Those . . . who slight and disoblige their friends, shall infallibly come to know the value of them by having none when they shall most need them.   --South.
    My plan has given offense to some gentlemen, whom it would not be very safe to disoblige.   --Addison.
 2. To release from obligation. [Obs.]
    Absolving and disobliging from a more general command for some just and reasonable cause.   --Milton.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Dis·o·bli·ging a.
 1. Not obliging; not disposed to do a favor; unaccommodating; as, a disobliging person or act.
 2. Displeasing; offensive. [Obs.]
 -- Dis*o*bli*ging*ly, adv. -- Dis*o*bli*ging*ness, n.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj : intentionally unaccommodating; "the action was not offensive
            to him but proved somewhat disobliging" [syn: uncooperative]