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disappointing

[dis-uh-poin-ting]
adjective
failing to fulfill one's hopes or expectations: a disappointing movie; a disappointing marriage.

Origin:
1520–30; disappoint + -ing2

disappointingly, adverb
undisappointing, adjective
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disappointing (ˌdɪsəˈpɔɪntɪŋ)
 
adj
failing to meet one's expectations, hopes, desires, or standards
 
disap'pointingly
 
adv

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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.
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