[ UK /dˌɪsɐpˈɔ‍ɪnt/ ]
[ US /ˌdɪsəˈpɔɪnt/ ]
  1. fail to meet the hopes or expectations of
    Her boyfriend let her down when he did not propose marriage
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How To Use disappoint In A Sentence

  • He did not seem overcome with pleasure at the idea of Philippa's visit, and she felt a little disappointed, but she had been interested in his talk; and as she went back to the house with Miss Mervyn, her mind was so full of it, that she felt obliged to tell her all about Tuvvy and Dennis, and her own plans for Becky's benefit. Black, White and Gray A Story of Three Homes
  • IHSB: The way to describe the first pro season for the most oddly named man alive (Allen Lorenz Pollock = A.J. Pollock?) is solid but unspectacular, which is disappointing given that the organization expected him to rip through Mid-A South Bend given that Midwest League Competition wasn't foreign to Pollock, given that Notre Dame plays an exhibition game against the SilverHawks at the beginning of each season. AZ Snakepit
  • I leaned a minute against a Corinthian column; I lamented that no pontiff arrived with victims and aruspices, of whom I might inquire, what, in the name of birds and garbage, put me so terribly out of humour! for you must know I was very near being disappointed, and began to think Piranesi and Paolo Panini had been a great deal too colossal in their view of this venerable structure. Dreams Waking Thoughts and Incidents
  • Now that Gonzalez has rejected the Yankees, perhaps he can concentrate on turning a disappointing season into another banner year.
  • We must all suffer one of two things: the pain of discipline or the pain of regret or disappointment. Jim Rohn 
  • At every turn I met with disappointment.
  • Whether these positive initiatives will be enough to overcome disappointment on the limited over-all budget reduction will depend on the extent to which the investor is willing to look beyond near-term sluggishness in North American growth. Budget '85 Special Meeting of The Empire Club of Canada
  • I was too much at risk from the smoulder of his irritability, sudden blazes of rage, to see his deep disappointment with life.
  • He came 20th, causing him great disappointment as his objective was no less than outright victory.
  • CJ is certainly more watchable than any of the prequels, but it's a terrible disappointment. The goofiest scene in all the Star Wars movies
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