Dis`o*blige" (?), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Disobliged (?); p. pr. & vb. n. Disobliging.] [Pref. dis- + oblige: cf. F. d'esobliger.]


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 to.

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.


To release from obligation.


Absolving and disobliging from a more general command for some just and reasonable cause. Milton.


© Webster 1913.

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