What does disappoint mean?

Definitions for disappoint
ˌdɪs əˈpɔɪntdis·ap·point

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word disappoint.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. disappoint, let downverb

    fail to meet the hopes or expectations of

    "Her boyfriend let her down when he did not propose marriage"

Wiktionary

  1. disappointverb

    To displease by e.g. underperforming

Webster Dictionary

  1. Disappointverb

    to defeat of expectation or hope; to hinder from the attainment of that which was expected, hoped, or desired; to balk; as, a man is disappointed of his hopes or expectations, or his hopes, desires, intentions, expectations, or plans are disappointed; a bad season disappoints the farmer of his crops; a defeat disappoints an enemy of his spoil

  2. Disappointverb

    to frustrate; to fail; to hinder of result

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Disappoint

    dis-ap-point′, v.t. to frustrate of what is appointed: to deprive one of what he expected.—p.adjs. Disappoint′ed, balked: frustrated: (Shak.) unprepared or ill-prepared; Disappoint′ing, causing disappointment.—n. Disappoint′ment, the defeat of one's hopes: frustration: the vexation accompanying failure. [O. Fr. desapointerdes = L. dis, away, and apointer, to appoint. See Appoint.]

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. disappoint

    To counterwork an enemy's operations in mining.

Matched Categories

How to pronounce disappoint?

How to say disappoint in sign language?

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of disappoint in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of disappoint in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of disappoint in a Sentence

  1. Cindy Crawford:

    I don't look the same that I did 25 years ago, and I don't want to disappoint. Maybe that's the Midwesterner in me. I want them to like me, but when do we just be happy where we are?

  2. New Horizons co-investigator Cathy Olkin:

    Pluto did not disappoint. Charon did not disappoint, either.

  3. Christian Stocker:

    It's highly likely that the ECB will announce plans to purchase government bonds worth at least 500 billion euros, a number below that will disappoint markets and might trigger a sell-off in equities.

  4. Canon Mpho Tutu:

    They have been fantastic and we'll be doing our best not to disappoint them.

  5. James Bullard:

    A policy rate move of this sort may become a more attractive option if inflation data continue to disappoint.

Images & Illustrations of disappoint

  1. disappointdisappointdisappointdisappointdisappoint

Popularity rank by frequency of use

disappoint#10000#31211#100000

Translations for disappoint

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

Get even more translations for disappoint »

Translation

Find a translation for the disappoint definition in other languages:

Select another language:

  • - Select -
  • 简体中文 (Chinese - Simplified)
  • 繁體中文 (Chinese - Traditional)
  • Español (Spanish)
  • Esperanto (Esperanto)
  • 日本語 (Japanese)
  • Português (Portuguese)
  • Deutsch (German)
  • العربية (Arabic)
  • Français (French)
  • Русский (Russian)
  • ಕನ್ನಡ (Kannada)
  • 한국어 (Korean)
  • עברית (Hebrew)
  • Gaeilge (Irish)
  • Українська (Ukrainian)
  • اردو (Urdu)
  • Magyar (Hungarian)
  • मानक हिन्दी (Hindi)
  • Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Italiano (Italian)
  • தமிழ் (Tamil)
  • Türkçe (Turkish)
  • తెలుగు (Telugu)
  • ภาษาไทย (Thai)
  • Tiếng Việt (Vietnamese)
  • Čeština (Czech)
  • Polski (Polish)
  • Bahasa Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Românește (Romanian)
  • Nederlands (Dutch)
  • Ελληνικά (Greek)
  • Latinum (Latin)
  • Svenska (Swedish)
  • Dansk (Danish)
  • Suomi (Finnish)
  • فارسی (Persian)
  • ייִדיש (Yiddish)
  • հայերեն (Armenian)
  • Norsk (Norwegian)
  • English (English)

Word of the Day

Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?

Please enter your email address:


Discuss these disappoint definitions with the community:

0 Comments

    Citation

    Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:

    Style:MLAChicagoAPA

    "disappoint." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2021. Web. 26 Sep. 2021. <https://www.definitions.net/definition/disappoint>.

    Are we missing a good definition for disappoint? Don't keep it to yourself...

    Browse Definitions.net

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Chrome

    Get instant definitions for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Firefox

    Get instant definitions for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

    Quiz

    Are you a words master?

    »
    a state of acute pain
    • A. downsizing
    • B. suffering
    • C. slip
    • D. investigating

    Nearby & related entries:

    Alternative searches for disappoint: