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

 dis·please /(ˌ)dɪsˈpliz/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Dis·please v. t. [imp. & p. p. Displeased p. pr. & vb. n. Displeasing.]
 1. To make not pleased; to excite a feeling of disapprobation or dislike in; to be disagreeable to; to offend; to vex; -- often followed by with or at. It usually expresses less than to anger, vex, irritate, or provoke.
    God was displeased with this thing.   --1 Chron. xxi. 7.
    Wilt thou be displeased at us forever?   --Psalms lxxxv. 5 (Bk. of Com. Prayer).
 This virtuous plaster will displease
 Your tender sides.   --J. Fletcher.
    Adversity is so wholesome . . . why should we be displeased therewith?   --Barrow.
 2. To fail to satisfy; to miss of. [Obs.]
    I shall displease my ends else.   --Beau. & Fl.
 Syn: -- To offend; disgust; vex; annoy; dissatisfy; chafe; anger; provoke; affront.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Dis·please, v. i. To give displeasure or offense. [Obs.]

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      v : give displeasure to [ant: please]