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ˌdɪs əˈpɔɪntdis·ap·point

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. disappoint, let down(verb)

    fail to meet the hopes or expectations of

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

Wiktionary

  1. disappoint(Verb)

    To displease by e.g. underperforming

Webster Dictionary

  1. Disappoint(verb)

    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. Disappoint(verb)

    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.

How to pronounce disappoint?

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How to say disappoint in sign language?

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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. Gary Paulin:

    Europe has promised growth only to disappoint before. But this time around, there isn't yet real cause for concern. In fact in some countries - namely Italy and Spain - the economic momentum seems to be accelerating.

  2. Luis Lopez:

    I never thought that after a year you would disappoint me like this, you all leave a lot to be desired.

  3. Mike Ingram:

    We've seen broad-based losses. There's no place to hide today. The shock announcement of Anglo's is at the epicentre, but this is a market which has been looking sick for some time, so much was hinging on the ECB coming up with the goods last week, but market expectations were such that it was doomed to disappoint, and we've been picking up the pieces ever since.

  4. Emeasoba George:

    Self-confidence/assurance is a feeling of trust or confidence in one's abilities, qualities, skills, intellect, brain, strenght, character and stuffs like that. Now listen up, you should be self-confident/assured. But, never be overconfident/assured i.e. never be excessively confident or assured. For, your ability/quality/skill/intellect/brain/strenght or a stuff like that can fail or disappoint you even when you least expect it or rather when you need it most.

  5. Vladimir Putin:

    I may disappoint you but I dont share the common excitement about the speech by Greta Thunberg, no one has explained to Greta that the modern world is complex and different and... people in Africa or in many Asian countries want to live at the same wealth level as in Sweden.

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