how to pronounce displeasure


audio example by a male speaker

audio example by a female speaker

the above transcription of displeasure is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

displeasure is pronounced in three syllables

press buttons with phonetic symbols to learn how to precisely pronounce each sound of displeasure

example pitch curve for pronunciation of displeasure


test your pronunciation of displeasure

press the "test" button to check how closely you can replicate the pitch of a native speaker in your pronunciation of displeasure

video examples of displeasure pronunciation

An example use of displeasure in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… express their displeasure with them but …”

meanings of displeasure


  1. That which displeases; cause of irritation or annoyance; offence; injury.
  2. A feeling of being displeased with something or someone; dissatisfaction; disapproval.
  3. A state of disgrace or disfavour.


  1. To displease or offend.

displeasure frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word displeasure occurs in english on average 1.3 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics displeasure can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that displeasure can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) people, society, and culture;

words that rhyme with displeasure


Did this page help you?