disappointed

[dis-uh-poin-tid]

Origin:
1545–55; disappoint + -ed2

disappointedly, adverb
undisappointed, adjective
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disappoint

[dis-uh-point]
verb (used with object)
1.
to fail to fulfill the expectations or wishes of: His gross ingratitude disappointed us.
2.
to defeat the fulfillment of (hopes, plans, etc.); thwart; frustrate: to be disappointed in love.
verb (used without object)
3.
to bring or cause disappointment.

Origin:
1400–50; late Middle English < Middle French desappointer. See dis-1, appoint

disappointer, noun


1. sadden, disillusion, dishearten, disenchant.
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disappoint (ˌdɪsəˈpɔɪnt)
 
vb
1.  to fail to meet the expectations, hopes, desires, or standards of; let down
2.  to prevent the fulfilment of (a plan, intention, etc); frustrate; thwart
 
[C15 (originally meaning: to remove from office): from Old French desapointier; see dis-1, appoint]

disappointed (ˌdɪsəˈpɔɪntɪd)
 
adj
saddened by the failure of an expectation, etc
 
disap'pointedly
 
adv

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Word Origin & History

disappoint
early 15c., from M.Fr. desappointer "undo the appointment, remove from office," from des- "dis" + appointer "appoint." Modern sense of "to frustrate expectations" (late 15c.) is from secondary meaning of "fail to keep an appointment." Related: Disappointing.

disappointed
1550s, pp. adj. from disappoint.
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Example sentences
The trip may get cold at times, but you won't be disappointed.
The battle must continue, even if 25 years of research have disappointed.
Blessed is he who expects nothing for he shall never be disappointed.
They were frustrated and sharply disappointed.
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