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displeaseverb [T]

uk   us   /dɪˈspliːz/ formal
to cause someone to be annoyed or unhappy: I wouldn't want to do anything to displease him.
displeased
adjective uk   us   /-ˈspliːzd/
displeasure
noun [U] uk   /-ˈspleʒ.ər/  us   /-ˈspleʒ.ɚ/
Employees have publicly criticized the company's plans, much to the displeasure of the management.
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