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English verb: disappoint

1. disappoint (emotion) fail to meet the hopes or expectations of


SamplesHer boyfriend let her down when he did not propose marriage.


ExamplesThe bad news will disappoint him, The performance is likely to disappoint Sue


Synonymslet down


Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody.
Something ----s somebody


Broader (hypernym)baffle, bilk, cross, foil, frustrate, queer, scotch, spoil, thwart


Narrower (hyponym)betray, come short, disenchant, disillusion, fail, fall short









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