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synonyms for disappointing

  • depressing
  • disconcerting
  • discouraging
  • disheartening
  • distasteful
  • frustrating
  • mediocre
  • unpleasant
  • unsatisfying
  • bitter
  • displeasing
  • failing
  • lame
  • disagreeable
  • falling short
  • inadequate
  • ineffective
  • inferior
  • insufficient
  • unfulfilling
  • unhappy
  • uninteresting

antonyms for disappointing

MOST RELEVANT
  • agreeable
  • encouraging
  • pleasant
  • pleasing
  • strong
  • satisfactory
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How to use disappointing in a sentence

The final margin was a throwback to the disappointing Super Bowls of the 1980s.
THAT REALLY WAS ONE OF THE LEAST ENJOYABLE SUPER BOWLS OF ALL TIMENEIL GREENBERGFEBRUARY 9, 2021WASHINGTON POST
It might be disappointing, but you may have to build up your tolerance so you can finally play titles like Halo or Apex Legends.
VIDEO GAMES CAN CAUSE MOTION SICKNESS—HERE’S HOW TO FIGHT ITSANDRA GUTIERREZ G.FEBRUARY 2, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
In September, the company posted disappointing earnings, which Gill lampooned as a “Chernobyl experience.”
THE GAMESTOP STOCK CRAZE IS ABOUT A POPULIST UPRISING AGAINST WALL STREET. BUT IT’S MORE COMPLICATED THAN THAT.DAVID J. LYNCHFEBRUARY 1, 2021WASHINGTON POST
It’s disappointing that this year, the academic medicine community seems to have shrugged its shoulders.
THE PANDEMIC’S LASTING EFFECTS ON YOUNG MEDICAL WORKERSTERRY NGUYENFEBRUARY 1, 2021VOX
Wizards forward Davis Bertans had yet another disappointing shooting night, going 3 for 12 from three-point range, but he scored a critical 11 points.
WIZARDS STUN NETS WITH WILD SEQUENCE IN THE FINAL SECONDSAVA WALLACEFEBRUARY 1, 2021WASHINGTON POST
The letters I get from customers are because of an exciting or disappointing interaction with a human.
ALBERTSONS CEO VIVEK SANKARAN SAYS HIS STORES CAN VACCINATE MORE AMERICANS. HE JUST NEEDS THE DOSESEBEN SHAPIROJANUARY 31, 2021TIME
Clearly, Pederson is the one taking the heat for Philadelphia’s disappointing 4-11-1 season, and it appears Lurie’s vision for the team next year didn’t match Pederson’s.
EIGHT BIG QUESTIONS FOR THE DIVISIONAL ROUND OF THE NFL PLAYOFFSJOHN CLAYTONJANUARY 12, 2021WASHINGTON POST
So it was kind of disappointing, kind of sad to learn something like that.
'WE DID THAT': INSIDE THE WNBA’S STRATEGY TO SUPPORT RAPHAEL WARNOCK—AND HELP DEMOCRATS WIN THE SENATESEAN GREGORYJANUARY 7, 2021TIME
“It’s very disappointing what is going on right now in our nation’s capital,” Northam said.
WOMAN DIES AFTER SHOOTING IN U.S. CAPITOL; D.C. NATIONAL GUARD ACTIVATED AFTER MOB BREACHES BUILDINGWASHINGTON POST STAFFJANUARY 7, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Guard Joel Bitonio, the longest-tenured Brown who outlasted 0-16 and 1-15 seasons to make it to the postseason stage, also received the disappointing diagnosis and won’t get to play.
THE CLEVELAND BROWNS WERE AN NFL FEEL-GOOD STORY. THEN THE CORONAVIRUS GOT JEALOUS.JERRY BREWERJANUARY 6, 2021WASHINGTON POST
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WORDS RELATED TO DISAPPOINTING

  • depressing
  • disappointing
  • discouraging
  • dispiriting
  • distressing
  • unsettling
  • upsetting
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.