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.
    The boy's rudeness displeased me.
  2. To fail to satisfy; to miss of.
  3. To give displeasure or offense.

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