Example sentences for: displeasure

How can you use “displeasure” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • It would be perfectly correct to pull back and make a show of surprise and displeasure.

  • The deputy secretary of state expressed displeasure over Russia's offensive in Chechnya and Moscow's refusal to budge on modifications to the 1972 Anti-Ballistic Missile Treaty.

  • When introduced as the “Dean of Kew Knowledge” at a college social function, he responded with outspoken displeasure.

  • The WP adds a more prosaic motivation: Fogleman's "displeasure over cuts ordered by Cohen in the new Air Force F-22 fighter."

  • The New York Times plays this story top-front, but leads instead with Madeleine Albright's meetings in Beijing with top Chinese officials, in which she expressed the U.S.'s displeasure with their recent crackdown on opposition groups, but was nonetheless encouraging about China's chances of joining the World Trade Organization.

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