disappointing disappointing  /ˌdɪs ə ˈpɔ ɪn tɪŋ/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) not up to expectations

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. The 1964 presidential campaign has been one of the most disappointing ever.
  2. The first time you meet a robot can be pretty disappointing.
  3. This year's harvest has also been disappointing, and experts now question whether man can prevent widespread starvation.

News

  1. News Summary: Disappointing news lead stocks down

    News Summary: Disappointing news lead stocks down Associated Press Copyright 2013 Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. Published 2:18 pm, Friday, June 14, 2013 GOING DOWN: Disappointing reports about the U.S. economy helped push the stock market lower on Friday. Americans' confidence in the economy weakened in June ...
    on June 18, 2013     Source: seattlepi.com

  2. Disappointing reports help push U.S. stocks down

    Disappointing reports about the U.S. economy helped push the stock market lower Friday. Concerns that the Federal Reserve could announce plans to cut back its stimulus program next week also weighed on the mood.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Denver Post

  3. Disappointing reports help push US stocks down

    Disappointing reports about the U.S. economy helped push the stock market lower on Friday. Concerns that the Federal Reserve could announce plans to cut back its stimulus program next week also weighed ...
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Associated Press via Yahoo! News

Quotes

  1. "It was one of the most important things in the game," Capello said. "The goal was very important. We could have played a different style. We played I think well at 2-1, but after the third goal it was a little bit disappointing."
    on Jun 27, 2010 By: Fabio Capello Source: The Canadian Press

  2. "After a long and deep analysis of all of the factors that led to the disappointing early ends to our playoff runs over the past two seasons, we concluded that it was time for the Cavaliers to move in a different direction," Gilbert said today...
    on May 24, 2010 By: Dan Gilbert Source: Columbia Daily Tribune

  3. "That was not a good day. For me or for the team," Donovan said when asked about the Ghana game in 2006. "What I remember most personally was my tentativeness and the immediate feeling afterward of the finality of it, and how disappointing...
    on Jun 24, 2010 By: Landon Donovan Source: The Associated Press

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