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disappoint

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  • verbsadden, dismay; frustrate
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Synonyms for disappoint

verb sadden, dismay; frustrate
  • baffle
  • deceive
  • disconcert
  • disenchant
  • dishearten
  • disillusion
  • dissatisfy
  • dumbfound
  • fail
  • hamper
  • mislead
  • abort
  • balk
  • bungle
  • chagrin
  • circumvent
  • dash
  • delude
  • disgruntle
  • embitter
  • foil
  • founder
  • hinder
  • miscarry
  • tease
  • thwart
  • torment
  • vex
  • bring to naught
  • cast down
  • come to nothing
  • dash hopes
  • fall down on
  • fall flat
  • fall short of
  • leave in the lurch
  • let down
  • not show
  • put out
  • ruin prospects
  • stand up

Antonyms for disappoint

  • aid
  • assist
  • clear up
  • encourage
  • explain
  • help
  • allow
  • delight
  • forward
  • make happy
  • permit
  • please
  • succeed
  • excite
  • satisfy
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

More words related to disappoint

backfire

verb. have an opposite effect
  • backlash
  • boomerang
  • bounce back
  • disappoint
  • fail
  • flop
  • miscarry
  • rebound
  • recoil
  • ricochet
  • spring back

balk

verb. thwart
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
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