Example sentences for: disappointing

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

  • Also, disappointing earnings reports from Intel and other blue-chip companies in the two weeks leading up to the crash caused investors to question the value of entire portfolios.

  • But the early briefings to the President and Secretary Rumsfeld on military options were disappointing.

  • This "spankingly inventive" (Brett Kelly, New York ) collection of humorous essays (most of which originally appeared in The New Yorker ) puts Martin back in the comic pantheon after a recent series of disappointing films.

  • Cataractic and tunnel-visioned, those things are always disappointing, and last night, with the brilliant megalithic skyline laid out before you in even greater and crisper grandeur than usual, with planes blinking their bright-lighted way toward JFK and LGA, with private and commercial boats plying the dark, sparkling waters of New York Harbor, you didn't need any kind of visual aid to be impressed with the view.

  • Perhaps as a result of its success, though, "reality-based programming" is now being used as a label to cover shows that are, well, not real, like the huge hit game show Who Wants To Be a Millionaire and its recent successful competitor Greed . Millionaire has picked up where it left off this summer, dominating its time slot and actually casting a slight halo effect on its ABC peers, while Greed has been one of the only--OK, the only--bright spot in a disappointing fall season.


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