His true skill is as a narrator of violent histories, and his subject does not disappoint.
Salon wrote: “Hilton is the one everyone has come to see, and her indolent, dull coolness does not disappoint.”
Just like her memoir, Lee Grant does not disappoint when it comes to candor in an interview with The Daily Beast.
There is an expectation of justice that has arisen in the Arab Spring, and Western leaders must not disappoint it.
With only two restaurants on site one worries they will disappoint.
Why could she not have known that her music-scholar was to disappoint her, and so had the benefit of a ride?
He cannot lead us to the end and disappoint the craving He Himself set in us.
It would be my business to disappoint him; and I assumed an air of confidence that soon shook off my companion.
Now, to disappoint their just expectation would be almost unpardonable.
“But that will disappoint my husband very much,” said Madame.
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.