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synonyms for disappoint

  • 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
  • underwhelm
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antonyms for disappoint

MOST RELEVANT
  • aid
  • assist
  • encourage
  • explain
  • help
  • delight
  • forward
  • make happy
  • please
  • succeed
  • excite
  • satisfy
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How to use disappoint in a sentence

I told the reporter that this chatbot, no matter how clever, can only disorient and disappoint.
THAT CHATBOT I’VE LOVED TO HATETATE RYAN-MOSLEYAUGUST 19, 2020MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
However, the no-commitment model would also seem to represent special risks if Canoo’s products disappoint or consumers prove flighty.
ELECTRIC-VEHICLE STARTUP CANOO TO GO PUBLIC, JOINING THE WAVE OF COMPANIES CHASING TESLA’S SUCCESSDZANEMORRISAUGUST 18, 2020FORTUNE
Proponents of the measure tried to get the Council to put similar reforms on the 2016 and 2018 ballot, but were disappointed each time.
MORNING REPORT: LILAC HILLS IS BACK (AGAIN)VOICE OF SAN DIEGOJUNE 24, 2020VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
He said he might have been content with a smaller cut that showed a commitment, while others would have been disappointed with anything less than the full number.
DESPITE RECENT BUDGET VOTE, REFORMERS SEE SDPD CUTS AS INEVITABLEANDREW KEATTSJUNE 23, 2020VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
Pai’s parents, both doctors, were initially disappointed that he chose law over medicine — but they’ve since come around.
CAN YOU HEAR ME NOW? (EP. 406)STEPHEN J. DUBNERFEBRUARY 20, 2020FREAKONOMICS
Sir George was p. 138not present, something had happened, for he was not the man to disappoint his friends without grave cause.
FIFTY YEARS OF RAILWAY LIFE IN ENGLAND, SCOTLAND AND IRELANDJOSEPH TATLOW
Baxter, I don't want to disappoint you, but I have reluctantly come to the conclusion that you are one of the mob.
FIRST PLAYSA. A. MILNE
Something had happened to disappoint and annoy them—that much he could gather from their gestures and impassioned speech.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
I am a traitor to my oath, for I now know I shall never disappoint Eva's faith in me.
THE CIRCULAR STUDYANNA KATHARINE GREEN
Yes,” said Algitha, “my mother has had a lot of troublesome children to worry and disappoint her.
THE DAUGHTERS OF DANAUSMONA CAIRD
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WORDS RELATED TO DISAPPOINT

  • backlash
  • boomerang
  • bounce back
  • disappoint
  • fail
  • flop
  • miscarry
  • rebound
  • recoil
  • ricochet
  • spring back
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.