HyperDic: disappoint

English > 1 sense of the word disappoint:
VERBemotiondisappoint, let downfail to meet the hopes or expectations of
disappoint > pronunciation
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English > disappoint: 1 sense > verb 1, emotion
Meaningfail to meet the hopes or expectations of.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody
ModelThe performance is likely to disappoint Sue; The bad news will disappoint him
Synonymlet down
Entailed bydissatisfyfail to satisfy
teaseTo arouse hope, desire, or curiosity without satisfying them
Narrowerdisenchant, disillusionFree from enchantment
fail, betraydisappoint, prove undependable to
fall short, come shortfail to meet (expectations or standards)
Broaderthwart, queer, spoil, scotch, foil, cross, frustrate, baffle, bilkhinder or prevent (the efforts, plans, or desires) of
Spanishdecepcionar, defraudar
Catalandecebre, defraudar
Nounsdisappointmentan act (or failure to act) that disappoints someone
disappointmenta feeling of dissatisfaction that results when your expectations are not realized

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