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displeasure

dis·pleas·ure

displeasure

 
pronunciation:
dIs ple zhr
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part of speech: noun
definition: the condition or fact of being annoyed, dissatisfied, or disappointed.
antonyms:
delight, happiness, pleasure, satisfaction
similar words:
disfavor
Word Parts
The word displeasure contains the following parts:
dis- Latin prefix that means not; apart; reverse, negate
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The prefix dis- occurs in English attached to Latin roots, as in dissent , but also forms words in English by attaching to verbs (dishearten ) and nouns (disbelief ). dis- has two other forms, as the "s" sound in dis- assimilates to the initial sound of the base to which it is attached. See the assimilated forms dif- and di-3.
synonyms:
de-, un-