disappoint

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle French desapointer (compare French désappointer).

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Verb[edit]

disappoint (third-person singular simple present disappoints, present participle disappointing, simple past and past participle disappointed)

  1. (transitive) To sadden or displease by underperforming or by failing to yield something promised or expected.
    His lack of respect disappointed her.
    I am disappointed by this year's revenue.

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Adjective[edit]

disappoint (comparative more disappoint, superlative most disappoint)

  1. (Internet slang) disappointed