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Definition of the verb disappoint
What does disappoint mean as a doing word?
verb - inflections: disappointed | disappointing | disappoints
- fail to meet the hopes or expectations of
- examples: The bad news will disappoint him | The performance is likely to disappoint Sue
Syntactic formula Example for the syntactic formula [Cause] [Verb] The clown amused [Cause] [Verb] [Experiencer] The clown amused the children [Cause] [Verb] [Experiencer] [Adjective] That movie bored me silly [Cause] [Verb] [Experiencer] with [Oblique] The clown amused the children with his antics [Cause, genitive]'s [Oblique] [Verb] [Experiencer] The clown's antics amused the children [Experiencer - being] [Verb] [Adverb] Little children amuse easily
Verbs of Psychological State (with the same syntax): abash, affect, afflict, affront, aggravate, aggrieve, agitate, agonize, alarm, alienate, amaze, amuse, anger, annoy, antagonize, appall, appease, arouse, assuage, astonish, astound, awe, baffle, befuddle, beguile, bewilder, bewitch, boggle, bore, bother, bug, calm, captivate, chagrin, charm, cheer, chill, comfort, concern, confound, confuse, console, content, convince, cow, crush, cut, daunt, daze, dazzle, deject, delight, demolish, demoralize, depress, devastate, disarm, discombobulate, discomfit, discompose, disconcert, discourage, disgrace, disgruntle, disgust, dishearten, disillusion, dismay, dispirit, displease, disquiet, dissatisfy, distract, distress, disturb, divert, dumbfound, elate, electrify, embarrass, embolden, enchant, encourage, enervate, engage, engross, enlighten, enliven, enrage, enrapture, entertain, enthrall, enthuse, entice, entrance, exasperate, excite, exhaust, exhilarate, fascinate, fatigue, faze, flabbergast, flatter, floor, fluster, frighten, frustrate, gall, galvanize, gladden, gratify, grieve, harass, harm, haunt, hearten, horrify, humble, humiliate, hurt, hypnotize, impair, impress, incense, inflame, infuriate, inspire, insult, interest, intimidate, intoxicate, intrigue, invigorate, irk, irritate, jade, jar, jollify, jolt, lull, madden, menace, mesmerize, miff, molest, mollify, mortify, move, muddle, mystify, nauseate, nettle, numb, obsess, occupy, offend, outrage, overawe, overwhelm, pacify, pain, peeve, perplex, perturb, pester, pique, placate, plague, please, preoccupy, provoke, puzzle, quench, rankle, ravish, reassure, recharge, refresh, rejuvenate, relax, relieve, repel, repulse, revitalize, revolt, rile, roil, ruffle, sadden, satiate, satisfy, scandalize, scare, shake, shame, shock, sicken, sober, solace, soothe, spellbind, spook, stagger, startle, stimulate, sting, stir, strike, stump, stun, stupefy, surprise, tantalize, taunt, tease, tempt, terrify, terrorize, threaten, thrill, throw, tickle, tire, titillate, torment, torture, touch, transfix, transport, trouble, try, unnerve, unsettle, uplift, upset, vex, weary, worry, wound, wow.
- lexical domain: Emotions - verbs of feeling
- synonym of disappoint: let down
- more generic words: baffle / bilk / cross / foil / frustrate / queer / scotch / spoil / thwart = hinder or prevent (the efforts, plans, or desires) of
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Alternative definition of the verb disappoint
- To displease by e.g. underperforming
- antonym: satisfy
- "Disappoint" is a cataloged instance, composition.
- music and lyrics by Tom Shear
- "Disappoint" is a musical single of Assemblage 23.
- released on (14 years ago)
Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Disappoint
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United We Fall (2008)
Ending America's Love Affair with the Political Center by Philip T. Neisser
Yet another reason the media continually disappoint is the wider society's bias against bias, something dutifully mirrored and amplified by the press. The mass media are, in fact, ...
Defending Politics (2012)
Why Democracy Matters in the 21st Century by Matthew Flinders
so it turns out that a propensity to disappoint is an inherent feature of governance even in democratic ...
by Bryan A. Garner
disappoint • “Although the remedy under the Warranty Act is not the remedy of equitable rescission, it is based on a disaffirmance of the contract, while the U.C.C. remedy for breach of warranty is based on affirmance of the contract.” Genetti v.
Branch I of Appendix II : Being Decisions Between the Years 1733 and 1754 by Scotland. Court of Session, Patrick Grant Elchies
But the President and others thought the whole contrivance fraudulent to disappoint the forfeiture, by either of them being attainted, and that therefore it fell under the act 13th Eliz. C. 5,-but this point was not decided. After the two first points had ...
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Quotes about Disappoint
I really don't know how to be anyone else, and whenever I try to be anyone else, I fail miserably. Or I disappoint myself. It doesn't build my self-esteem, and it doesn't help me grow me at all. (Queen Latifah)
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Scrabble value of D2I1S1A1P3P3O1I1N1T1
The value of this 10-letter word is 15 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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