disappoint

All Verb
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  • Disappointed by this approach, he left after little more than two weeks.
  • I am deeply disappointed in the direction the team has gone since my leaving.
  • If a man disappoints a woman she has a right to leave him. Cited from The Upas Tree, by Florence L. Barclay
  • So do try not to disappoint us, for we should miss you much. Cited from Letters of Franz Liszt, Volume 1, Paris To Rome
  • Or if you have too little spirit for this, why do you disappoint the state? Cited from Roman History, Books I-III, by Titus Livius
  • He also said that they were disappointed by this decision but that he thought they would remain friends.
  • She studied hard but felt she disappointed her parents, whom she wanted to please.
  • Even now his condition disappoints those who knew him only half a dozen years ago. Cited from History of the United States, by Charles A. Beard and Mary R. Beard
  • Or if you have too little spirit for this, why do you disappoint the nation? Cited from The History of Rome, Books 01 to 08, by Titus Livius
  • Initially he was disappointed at the lack of response from those he spoke to.
  • Only don't you disappoint me, and mind you come fresh and well. Cited from Letters of Franz Liszt, Volume 1, Paris To Rome
  • All three of these stories disappoint my memory of them when I again read them. Cited from Irish Plays and Playwrights, by Cornelius Weygandt
  • But I am also very disappointed in the direction that was taken with the story.
  • When did God ever lead us to expect anything and then disappoint us? Cited from A Wonderful Night; An Interpretation Of Christmas, by James H. Snowden
  • Her friends were slightly disappointed, though they admitted that what they heard was interesting.
  • I must disappoint you, then, by telling you that he did no such thing. Cited from The Bush Boys, by Captain Mayne Reid
  • Disappointed at his failure to effect changes in his contemporary world, he retired from public life.
  • He is also known for keeping trust in people, even though they sometimes disappoint him.
  • He did not like to disappoint this man, but he could not leave the field. Cited from The Texan Scouts, by Joseph A. Altsheler
  • However, others were disappointed with the film, especially given its distinguished cast.
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Meaning of disappoint

  • verb Fail to meet the hopes or expectations of
    Her boyfriend let her down when he did not propose marriage