But on this issue of Haredi service his pusillanimous silence has been disappointing and self-defeating.
From all accounts, the answers are as plentiful as they are complicated and as disappointing as they are sad.
Or would it be disappointing to us if were to suddenly go back in a time machine?
early 15c., "dispossess of appointed office," from Middle French desappointer (14c.) "undo the appointment, remove from office," from des- (see dis-) + appointer "appoint" (see appoint).
Modern sense of "to frustrate expectations" (late 15c.) is from secondary meaning of "fail to keep an appointment." Related: Disappointed; disappointing.