Example sentences for: disappoint

How can you use “disappoint” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Critics call it "his prettiest record to date" (Nathan Brackett, Rolling Stone ) but predict that the move will disappoint fans drawn by the irony-laced style of the last album.

  • For example, résumer does not mean to resume but, as Americans know from their adoption of résumé for curriculum vitae, to summarize; and decevoir means to disappoint, not to deceive.

  • Today, more resources are available for the fight against HIV than ever before, but global efforts to confront the epidemic continue to disappoint.

  • This, too, must disappoint readers looking for the pleasures of an intricately constructed novel.

  • Most are tickled pink: "a small miracle" with "an irresistibly companionable spirit" (David Denby, The New Yorker ). The classic Altman deep bench (including Patricia Neal, Glenn Close, Julianne Moore, Chris O'Donnell, and Liv Tyler) does not disappoint, and most play twinklingly kooky oddballs.


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