disoblige
I verb act contrary, affront, antagonize, balk, be unaccommodating, be unwilling, cause displeasuie, debase, decline, degrade, demur, denigrate, denounce, deprecate, disaccommodate, discommode, disdain, dishonor, disparage, disregard, fail to accommodate, fail to comply with, give offense to, ignore, incommode, incur disapproval, insult, malign, maltreat, neglect to obey, not accept, not comply with, not obey, offend, offendere, put out, rebuff, refuse, refuse to oblige, reject, repel, repudiate, scorn, shrink, slight, spite, spurn, traduce, treat with indignity, turn down, vilipend, withhold consent II index affront, disaffect, discommode, mistreat

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  • Disoblige — Dis o*blige , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Disobliged}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Disobliging}.] [Pref. dis + oblige: cf. F. d[ e]sobliger.] 1. To do an act which contravenes the will or desires of; to offend by an act of unkindness or incivility; to displease;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • disoblige — (v.) c.1600, to free from obligation; 1630s, to refuse to oblige, from Fr. désobliger (c.1300), from des (see DIS (Cf. dis )) + L. obligare (see OBLIGE (Cf. oblige)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • disoblige — [v] displease, annoy affront, bother, discommode, disturb, incommode, inconvenience, insult, offend, put about, put out, slight, trouble, upset, vex; concepts 7,19 Ant. agree, oblige, please …   New thesaurus

  • disoblige — [dis΄ə blīj′, dis΄ō blīj′] vt. disobliged, disobliging [Fr désobliger: see DIS & OBLIGE] 1. to refuse to oblige or do a favor for 2. to slight; offend 3. to inconvenience; incommode disobliging adj. disobligingly …   English World dictionary

  • disoblige — verb Not to oblige; to disappoint, to inconvenience, not to cooperate. Sorry to disoblige everybody; I know you were depending on me to bring a good weather forecast for our fête, but it is going to rain. Ant: oblige …   Wiktionary

  • disoblige — transitive verb Etymology: French désobliger, from Middle French, from des dis + obliger to oblige Date: 1632 1. to go counter to the wishes of 2. inconvenience …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • disoblige — disobligingly, adv. disobligingness, n. /dis euh bluyj /, v.t., disobliged, disobliging. 1. to refuse or neglect to oblige; act contrary to the desire or convenience of; fail to accommodate. 2. to give offense to; affront: to be disobliged by a… …   Universalium

  • disoblige — Synonyms and related words: affront, bother, call names, disaccommodate, disadvantage, discommode, dishonor, dump on, fleer at, flout, gibe at, give offense to, harm, humiliate, hurl a brickbat, impose upon, incommode, inconvenience, insult, jeer …   Moby Thesaurus

  • disoblige — (Roget s IV) v. 1. [To insult] Syn. offend, affront, displease; see insult . 2. [To inconvenience] Syn. annoy, discommode, upset, refuse to oblige; see bother 2 , disturb 2 …   English dictionary for students

  • disoblige — dis·o·blige || ‚dɪsÉ™ blaɪdÊ’ v. refuse to assist, refuse to cooperate …   English contemporary dictionary

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