disappoint disappoint  /ˌdɪs ə ˈpɔ ɪnt/

Definition(s):

  • (v) fail to meet the hopes or expectations of

Usage(s):

  1. He did not disappoint them.
  2. Profiled and promoted in media as diverse as 60 Minutes, Rolling Stone and, ahem, PTI, he was bound to disappoint.
  3. Blade Runner: Blade Runner is likely to disappoint moviegoers hoping for sleek thrills and derring-do.

News

  1. College World Series 2013 Bracket: Odds and Predictions for Remaining CWS Games

    The 2013 College World Series bracket is nearly complete, as we’re now one week away from naming the national champion. This year’s bracket has yet to disappoint. There have been plenty of back-and-forth games, several upsets and fantastic performance after fantastic performance—both on the mound and from the batter’s box. At this point, there are only six teams still in contention for the ...
    on June 19, 2013     Source: Bleacher Report

  2. BlackBerry downgraded on 'very weak' BB10 traction

    SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) -- Shares of BlackBerry Inc. fell Wednesday after Bernstein Research cut the stock's rating to underperform, citing "very weak BlackBerry 10 traction." BlackBerry shares shed more than 3% to $14.36, as analyst Pierre Ferragu painted a grim picture of the company's prospects based on its new operating system. "We believe Blackberry is now set to disappoint investor ...
    on June 19, 2013     Source: Market Watch

  3. Soccer-Korea coach Choi exits, Hong in the running

    * Korea disappoint in qualification for finals in Brazil * 2002 skipper Hong considered strong candidate for job (Adds quotes from KFA's Huh) SEOUL, June 19 (Reuters) - Hong Myung-bo, who coached South Korea's Olympic side to a bronze medal at the 2012 London Games, is one of the "strongest candidates" to replace Choi Kang-hee as national team coach, the Korean FA said on Wednesday. ...
    on June 19, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! Sports

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