How to use Displeasure in a sentence
Andre pursed his lips in displeasure as Kris reappeared.
He crossed his arms, displaying his displeasure without his face changing.
Much as she liked Sarah, the idea of Giddon's displeasure would prohibit any such intent.
The new officials thus incurred the displeasure of King Louis, who was at that moment seeking the aid of the pope in his warfare with Turkey.
He conveyed his displeasure with his body rather than his voice.Advertisement
Later, Sadik Khan, having again incurred the royal displeasure, was seized, confined and mercilessly bricked up in his dungeon to die of starvation.
Even this did not satisfy his displeasure.
In the disastrous days which followed, Moritz was under the cloud of Frederick's displeasure.
It is my greatest boast that I have incurred the displeasure of my Father!
It's just part of how they communicate their displeasure.Advertisement
She hesitated, intimidated by his obvious displeasure.
Charles bared his teeth in a look of extreme displeasure.
Four years later Khalaf, incurring Mahmud's displeasure again, was imprisoned, and his property confiscated.
Athanasius stood firm, but many accusers soon rose up against one who was known to be under the frown of the imperial displeasure.
No one could be less suited for such work than Corneille, and he soon (it is said) incurred his employer's displeasure by altering the plan of the third act of Les Thuileries, which had been entrusted to him.Advertisement
Seizin, however, was granted in 1220 to Thomas his brother and heir, but the estate was again forfeit in the next generation for a new defection, although the wind of the royal displeasure was tempered by the fact that Isabel de Creoun, wife of Maurice, lord of Berkeley, was the king's near kinswoman.
Even the Prussian government, which favoured Bahrdt, made Semler painfully feel its displeasure at this new but really not inconsistent aspect of his position.
The ceremony, however, did not take place owing to the emperor's precipitate flight by night (September 1473), occasioned by his displeasure at the duke's attitude.
The others remained downstairs throughout the morning, either out of displeasure with me or their quest to locate the killer.
Hubert de Burgh, Chief Justice of England, fled for sanctuary when first apprised of the King's displeasure.Advertisement
The 4 Marys withdraw as Darnley joins Mary, walks down the center, he showing arrogance, she displeasure.
This is simply the rebel expressing his/her displeasure at their own lack of autonomy.
She showed violent displeasure against our baptized Quaker, saying, " God had showed her, he would destroy all outward things.
The most horrible car I have ever had the displeasure to drive!
Can thy heart endure when my almighty hand shall seize upon thee, and divine displeasure shall break out against thy soul?Advertisement
Plus, the bag we bought had no key which lead to a few moments of extreme displeasure.
The government has not sought to conceal its great displeasure with these developments.
Psalm XXXVII O Lord, rebuke me not in Thy wrath, neither chasten me in Thy hot displeasure.
A sound ethic, based on sympathy, must advocate the avoidance of types of action which are liable to occasion them grave displeasure.
Here Hubert de Burgh, Chief Justice of England, sled for sanctuary when first apprised of the king's displeasure.
He then formed some other connexion, and became at an advanced age the father of a natural son, Giovanni Andrea; and at the last, although he continued launching out into various expenses and schemes, he had serious tribulations, such as the banishment from Mantua of his son Francesco, who had incurred the marquis's displeasure.
It was the cardinal Louis de Rohan, formerly ambassador at Vienna, whence he had been recalled in 1774, having incurred the queen's displeasure by revealing to the empress Maria Theresa the frivolous actions of her daughter, a disclosure which brought a maternal reprimand, and for having spoken lightly of Maria Theresa in a letter of which Marie Antoinette learned the contents.
All the evidence tends to show that it was the time or manner of the act rather than the act itself which aroused his temporary displeasure.
Though undoubtedly sparing his Swedes unduly, to the just displeasure of the allies, Charles John, as commander-in-chief of the northern army, successfully defended the approaches to Berlin against Oudinot in August and against Ney in September; but after Leipzig he went his own way, determined at all hazards to cripple Denmark and secure Norway.
In 1774 he became an ensign in the guards, but his frivolity provoked the displeasure of Gustavus III.
In 1526 the imprudent zeal of Robert Barnes had resulted in an ignominious recantation, and in 1527 Bilney, Latimer's most trusted coadjutor, incurred the displeasure of Wolsey, and did humiliating penance for his offences.
His Majesty expressed his displeasure, and summoned them before him in the councilchamber, where he insisted on his supreme prerogative, which, he said, ought not to be discussed in ordinary argument.
But in yielding to the will of the majority he excited the displeasure of the minority, the genuine zealots, who in Moawiya were opposing the enemy of Islam, and regarded Ali's entering into negotiations with him as a denial of the faith.
The sense of anger which follows a violation of custom has the name of " Nemesis " - righteous displeasure.
His letter to Burghley,' who had told him of the queen's displeasure with his speech, offers no apology for what he had said, but expresses regret that his motives should have been misunderstood.
Nero showed his displeasure by refusing to receive Thrasea when the senate went in a body to offer its congratulations on the birth of a princess.
Alistair McGrath speaks with evident displeasure of the ' uncritical and totally unmerited identification of ' evangelicals ' with ' fundamentalists ' ' .
Tiamat favored the children until they, hearing of their father's displeasure, pre-empted his actions by killing him.
The sub fielder VVS Laxman ambled after it and turned like a North Sea tanker, much to the displeasure of Harbhajan.
In no case were they compelled to do so; indeed the Omayyad caliphs saw with displeasure the diminishing proceeds of the poll-tax derived from their Christian subjects (see Mahommedan Institutions).
He was a weak and incapable sovereign, but the very exaggerated accusations against him, which are found principally in the works of older historians, are mainly due to the fact that the king and to a larger extent his queen, Sophia, for a time furthered the cause of church reform, thus incurring the displeasure of Romanist writers.
He incurred Napoleon's displeasure for an omission of duty shortly before the battle of Marengo (June 14th, 1800), but in 1805 was appointed to be aide-de-camp of the emperor.
I cannot find words to express to you my displeasure.
Finally, there are many warnings about the difficulty and displeasure of ordering a Snuggie from the official website.
His approval of the attempt of the Lords to alter a money bill led to the loss of the supply to Charles and to the consequent displeasure of the king.
Being still under the displeasure of the emperor, Andronicus fled to the court of Raymund, prince of Antioch.
Falling under the displeasure of Minos, he fashioned wings for himself and his son Icarus, and escaped to Sicily.
He belonged to the party of Oldenbarneveldt and Grotius, and brought down the displeasure of the government by a copy of Latin verses in honour of their friend Hoogerbeets.
Thus a customary law (`orf) has there sprung up side by side with the official sacred law (shari`a), much to the displeasure of the mollahs.
Josephus displays no knowledge of the work, but he may have been animated by the same prejudice as the Pharisees of St Jerome's day, whose displeasure, that father tells us, he had to face in giving to Latin readers a book which was against their canon.
The Jews also felt the weight of his displeasure, and were banished in 1510.
The perfectly fair scheme which properly rewards efforts and achievement without causing others displeasure does not exist.
She rejected with resolute dignity the intercession of French envoys for the life of the queen-dowager of France; she allowed the sentence of death to be proclaimed and welcomed with bonfires and bellringing throughout the length of England; she yielded a respite of twelve days to the pleading of the French ambassador, and had a charge trumped up against him of participation in a conspiracy against her life; at length, on the 1st of February 1587, she signed the death-warrant, and then made her secretaries write word to Paulet of her displeasure that in all this time he should not of himself have found out some way to shorten the life of his prisoner, as in duty bound by his oath, and thus relieve her singularly tender conscience from the guilt of bloodshed.
The Emperor's displeasure with Kutuzov was specially increased at Vilna by the fact that Kutuzov evidently could not or would not understand the importance of the coming campaign.
Some cats use inappropriate elimination to show their displeasure.
While expressing displeasure is often the first step toward a resolution, people with anger management problems tend to become stuck at this step.
When they continued to voice their displeasure, she responded with, ""Shut the f*** up!
Again, deliver the command in a firm, low voice that conveys your displeasure to your pet, then remove the object from his mouth.
This helps him make an immediate connection between your displeasure and his actions.
You might also need to consider whether your dog needs to come along for every visit, especially if anyone is expressing displeasure about the house soiling.
A number of customers are happy with the collar, but some have expressed displeasure with the product.
Dean explained the phone call from Indiana and Cynthia's general displeasure, particularly with Jerome Shipton.
When the servile Athenians, feigning to share the emperor's displeasure with the sophist, pulled down a statue which they had erected to him, Favorinus remarked that if only Socrates also had had a statue at Athens, he might have been spared the hemlock.
Usibepu, having created a formidable force of well-armed and trained warriors, and being left in independence on the borders of Cetywayo's territory, viewed with displeasure the re-installation of his former king, and Cetywayo was desirous of humbling his relative.
While with the court at the Hague, he incurred the displeasure of William by insisting that a promise of marriage, made to an English lady of high birth by a relative of the prince, should be kept; and he therefore gladly returned to England in 1680, when he was immediately appointed.
So great was the public displeasure in England at the escape of the enemy that a court of inquiry was held.
The latter piece-obtained a longer lease of life than its intrinsic literary merits warranted, on account of the popularity of the political opinions freely expressed in it - so freely expressed, indeed, that the displeasure of the king was incurred, and Delavigne lost his post.
They viewed with displeasure and foreboding the fall of Iturbide's empire and the creation of the republic. They were not treasonable, but talked much, refusing allegiance to the new government; and as they controlled the resources of the colony and the good will of the Indians, they felt their strength against the local authority; besides, they were its constant benefactors.
In 1373 he declared in convocation that he would not contribute to a subsidy until the evils from which the church suffered were removed; in 1375 he incurred the displeasure of the king by publishing a papal bull against the Florentines; and in 1377 his decided action during the quarrel between John of Gaunt and William of Wykeham ended in a temporary triumph for the bishop. Wycliffe was another cause of difference between Lancaster and Courtenay.
The Government, probably influenced as much by hatred and fear of the French Revolution, of which Kant was supposed to be a partisan, as by love of orthodoxy, resented the act; and a secret cabinet order was received by him intimating the displeasure of the king, Frederick William II., and exacting a pledge not to lecture or write at all on religious subjects in future.
In the summer of 1516 Margaret went to her brother's court in London, while Angus, much to his wife's displeasure, returned to Scotland, where he made his peace with Albany and was restored to his estates.
Next year Jourdain again incurred the displeasure of the church by siding with the rebels of Montpellier against their lord.
To it belonged the men of real piety, who saw with displeasure the promotion to the first places in the commonwealth of the great lords who had actually done nothing for Islam, and had joined themselves to it only at the last moment.
Though generally temperate in his views, he was extremely incisive and often violent in his modes of expressing them, so that he made many enemies and sometimes incurred the displeasure of the press-censure and the ministers, against which he was more than once protected by Alexander III.
Although he had impeached the turbulent tribune C. Norbanus (q.v.), and resisted the proposal to repeal judicial sentences by popular decree, he did not hesitate to incur the displeasure of the Julian family by opposing the candidature for the consulship of C. Julius Caesar (Strabo Vopiscus), who had never been praetor and was consequently ineligible.
Martial law was everywhere proclaimed; officers, and all classes of officials who had incurred the displeasure of the government, were subjected to arbitrary penalties; and such was the misery of the people that multitudes of them were compelled to emigrate.
In 153 2, nevertheless, he excited some displeasure in the king by the part he took in the preparation of the famous "Answer of the Ordinaries" to the complaints brought against them in the House of Commons.
Sixtus himself soon fell under the ban of his displeasure; and when a year had passed he left Rome never to return.
Now having come to the army, he informed Kutuzov of the Emperor's displeasure at the poor success of our forces and the slowness of their advance.
He was named as one of the counsellors to assist the queen, but, fearing to incur the king's displeasure and using his favourite phrase ira principis mors est, he gave her very little help; and he signed the letter to Clement VII.
At last, however, the fate usual to statesmen in oriental countries overtook him, and he incurred the mortal displeasure of Fateh Ali Shah.
Mommsen thinks that he had incurred the displeasure of Augustus by his conduct as praetor, and that his African appointment after so many years was due to his exceptional fitness for the post.
With Becket he withdrew to France during the king's displeasure; he returned with him in 1170, and was present at his assassination.
This right to enforce into servitude those who might incur the displeasure of the governor or other high officers was not only exercised with reference to the individuals themselves who had received this conditional freedom; it was, adds Watermeyer, claimed by the government to be applicable likewise to the children of all such.
This immediate pleasure that we take in goodness (and displeasure in its opposite) is due to a susceptibility which he calls the " reflex " or " moral " sense, and compares with our susceptibility to beauty and deformity in external things; it furnishes both an additional direct impulse to good conduct, and an additional gratification to be taken into account in the reckoning which proves the coincidence of virtue and happiness.
The displeasure of the master sometimes dismissed his domestics to the more oppressive labours of the mill or the mine.