Meaning of “disobliging” in the English Dictionary


"disobliging" in English

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uk /ˌdɪs.əˈblaɪ.dʒɪŋ/ us /ˌdɪs.əˈblaɪ.dʒɪŋ/ formal

Examples from literature

  • A man cannot bear to be called stingy or disobliging. 
  • He ate heartily of it, wondering at the same time why the men had been so disobliging about it at first. 
  • He judged him to be disobliging. 
  • The old man mumbled something disobliging. 
  • They were all so calm and businesslike that it would have seemed disobliging and absurd to make difficulties. 

(Definition of “disobliging” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)