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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
Disoblige \Dis`o*blige"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Disobliged; p.
pr. & vb. n. Disobliging.] [Pref. dis- + oblige: cf. F.
1. To do an act which contravenes the will or desires of; to
offend by an act of unkindness or incivility; to
displease; to refrain from obliging; to be unaccommodating
Those . . . who slight and disoblige their friends,
shall infallibly come to know the value of them by
having none when they shall most need them. --South.
My plan has given offense to some gentlemen, whom it
would not be very safe to disoblige. --Addison.
2. To release from obligation. [Obs.]
Absolving and disobliging from a more general
command for some just and reasonable cause.
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :
v 1: to cause inconvenience or discomfort to; "Sorry to trouble
you, but..." [syn: trouble, put out, inconvenience,
disoblige, discommode, incommode, bother]
2: ignore someone's wishes [ant: accommodate, oblige]
From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :
33 Moby Thesaurus words for "disoblige":
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 at, jibe at, mock, offend,
outrage, put about, put down, put out, put to inconvenience,
put to trouble, scoff at, taunt, treat with indignity, trouble
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