Displeasing and Grateful


Displeasing adjective - Not giving pleasure to the mind or senses.
Usage example: the new hotel is a displeasing mix of architectural styles

Grateful is an antonym for displeasing.

Nearby Words: displease, displeasure, displeased


Grateful adjective - Giving pleasure or contentment to the mind or senses.
Usage example: I'm glad for the grateful warmth of the fire on such a cold day

Displeasing is an antonym for grateful.

Both words in one sentence

  • Stockholm Syndrome He tortures his captives into such utter submission that they're terrified of displeasing him and absurdly grateful when he shows favor to them.
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