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How to use the word disappointments in a Sentence?

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As you move through life, it’s not going to be a bright sunshiny day every day. You’re going to have disappointments. But how you handle those disappointments is the important thing for you and everybody that’s around you. That’s what I found from being not only a player, but also a coach.

Ara Parseghian

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4 months ago

... when the struggle seems to be drifting definitely towards a world social democracy, there may still be very great delays and disappointments before it becomes an efficient and beneficent world system. Countless people ... will hate the new world order ... and will die protesting it. When we attempt to evaluate its promise, we have to bear in mind the distress of a generation or so of malcontents, many of them quite gallant and graceful-looking people.

H. G. Wells

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1 year ago

There's a lot of talk about disappointments and things we haven't gotten done, we're going to get a lot of them done, I might add.But this is something we did get done, and it's of enormous consequence to the country.

President Biden

Found on FOX News
2 years ago

None of this is easy, we are all exhausted with COVID and the restrictions it requires. The twists and turns, the disappointments and the frustrations take a heavy toll on everyone. But it is the reality that we are dealing with.

Micheál Martin

Found on FOX News
2 years ago

There are no disappointments whatsoever, of course we would have wanted our amazing original wedding with all of our families, but Christopher Wilson and I just wanted to be married.

Taylor Porter

Found on CNN
3 years ago

When we dislike disappointments, we dislike the free lessons of life.

Sipho P Nkosi

added by SIPHO P NKOSI
3 years ago

Disappointments are just changed appointments.

Sanita Belgrave

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3 years ago

One of my disappointments is the fact that with all that we have done legislatively, whether its equal pay for equal work, raising the minimum wage, gun violence protection, issues that relate to our children, the list goes on. I thought, well, let's get attention on the fact that what he said here today was not true.

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi

Found on CNN
4 years ago

I had the great fortune to work with Gregory Peck, and Gregory Peck was really adamant to talk about,' Well, if three out of five [ hit ], that's not a bad thing,' you learn so much from the disappointments as well... So valuable, in terms of what I learned about television, about producorial aspects of it, so it's all part of what your tapestry is.

David Milch

Found on CNN
4 years ago

Unlike an unplanned expansion of the workforce, cities do have the ability to plan for this. This has been one of my disappointments in not seeing most cities HQ2 proposals. This is exactly the time when we, as a community, can thinking solutions to these challenges.

Nathan Jensen

Found on CNN
5 years ago

Never worry about disappointments, they are just life lessons.

Sipho P Nkosi

added by SIPHO P NKOSI
6 years ago

You have to dream, you have to have a vision, and you have to set a goal for yourself that might even scare you a little because sometimes that seems far beyond your reach. Then I think you have to develop a kind of resistance to rejection, and to the disappointments that are sure to come your way.

Gregory Peck

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6 years ago

Never shy away from opportunity and wholehearted living. Never be fearful of putting yourself out there. The courageous may encounter many disappointments, experience profound disillusionment, gather many wounds; but cherish your scars for they are the proud emblems of a truly phenomenal life. The fearful, cautious, cynical and self-repressed do not live at all. And that is simply no way to be in this world.

Anthon St Maarten

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7 years ago

They cut guidance to a point where now if there are any additional disappointments, any further negative surprises, any further reductions in guidance, there's going to be a crisis of confidence in the company regarding whether or not they can continue to meet their debt covenants.

Raghuram Selvaraju

Found on Reuters
7 years ago

It's probably one of the biggest disappointments in my speakership, we were so close -- we had an agreement. And two days later, the President walked away from it. It would have saved about $5 trillion over 10 years, it'd have been good for the economy, it'd have been good for our country, it'd have been good for our kids and grandkids. But you know, it's Washington.

Texas Sen. Ted Cruz

Found on CNN
8 years ago

Implementation is key, but in the mean time, events keep intervening, and there are serial disappointments, and what (International Monetary Fund Managing Director) Christine Lagarde has called 'the new mediocre' is something that we seem to be confronting.

Canadian Finance Minister Joe Oliver

Found on Reuters
8 years ago

Markets are in general regaining their composure, the earnings disappointments in the U.S. are being absorbed in Europe, largely down to the fact that valuations are not excessive... A debt bailout of Greece is also slowly getting underway.

Vincent Guenzi

Found on Reuters
8 years ago

Markets are in general regaining their composure... The earnings disappointments in the U.S. are being absorbed in Europe, largely down to the fact that valuations are not excessive, what we are still missing is evidence of forecast upgrades on the back of the earnings season - it's still a bit early for that.

Vincent Guenzi

Found on Reuters
8 years ago

The growth metrics in Canada aren't as robust as maybe they are in the U.S., and valuations were trading at levels that made a lot of Canadian companies vulnerable to earnings disappointments.

Ian Riach

Found on Reuters
9 years ago

I don't think the broader theme changes, but you are certainly going to have periods, aberrational reports where you have disappointments and durable goods was one of those.

Scott Keifer

Found on Reuters
9 years ago

The proposals take important steps toward greater transparency, but there are also disappointments.

Kay Dickersin

Found on Reuters
9 years ago

I wish you would moderate that fondness you have for your children. I do not mean you should abate any part of your care, or not do your duty to them in its utmost extent, but I would have you early prepare yourself for disappointments, which are heavy in proportion to their being surprising.

Lady Mary Wortley Montagu

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10 years ago

Our real blessings often appear to us in the shape of pains, losses and disappointments; but let us have patience and we soon shall see them in their proper figures.

Joseph Addison

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10 years ago

Ambition has its disappointments to sour us...

Benjamin Franklin

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10 years ago

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