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disappoint - Meaning and Examples

Meaning of 'disappoint' (Webster Dictionary)

1 . Disappoint [ v. t.]
- To defeat of expectation or hope; to hinder from the attainment of that which was expected, hoped, or desired; to balk; as, a man is disappointed of his hopes or expectations, or his hopes, desires, intentions, expectations, or plans are disappointed; a bad season disappoints the farmer of his crops; a defeat disappoints an enemy of his spoil.
- To frustrate; to fail; to hinder of result.

Meaning of 'disappoint' (Princeton's WordNet)

1 . disappoint [ v]
Meaning (1):
- fail to meet the hopes or expectations of
Example in sentence:
  • Her boyfriend let her down when he did not propose marriage