verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
- disappointment, cape,
Origin of disappoint
Examples from the Web for disappoint
Regardless of whom President Obama picks to be his next Attorney General, he is bound to disappoint key segments of his coalition.
And, Scott is never one to disappoint with his runway productions.Miley Cyrus Channels Her Bad Year Into Rave-Kid Art|Justin Jones|September 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Just like her memoir, Lee Grant does not disappoint when it comes to candor in an interview with The Daily Beast.
So far the signs are that the turnout will disappoint the army.
It developed a reputation as the preferred festival drinking spot for Americans and Australians, and it does not disappoint.
Scott was too kind, too humane, to disappoint us, the crowd of human beings who find much of our happiness in dreams.Rob Roy, Volume 1., Illustrated|Sir Walter Scott
His subsequent history did not disappoint the prophecy uttered above by his former conduct and his notorious character.The Trial of Theodore Parker|Theodore Parker
No, I'm sorry to disappoint Smalley and the rest, but I'm able to be up and—er—make my own bed, thank you.Cy Whittaker's Place|Joseph C. Lincoln
The frank, boyish honesty of his tone seemed to disappoint the blue eyes.The Doctor|Ralph Connor
Langdon frequently reminded himself that such mornings as this had made him disappoint the doctors and rob the grave.The Grizzly King|James Oliver Curwood
Word Origin for disappoint
Modern sense of "to frustrate expectations" (late 15c.) is from secondary meaning of "fail to keep an appointment." Related: Disappointed; disappointing.