Example sentences for: disappointingly

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

  • The priest is named Thomas Aquinas--not, disappointingly, the reincarnated author of Summa Theologica but some old geezer who has cut out his own tongue and put it in a mayonnaise jar for reasons that it would take a second viewing of End of Days for me to figure out.

  • Tito and Yugoslavia get disappointingly short shrift in Gaddis' analysis, as does Stalin's still mysterious decision to pull out of the Soviet-administered sector of northern Iran.

  • Being unsuccessful at extracting DNA from pulverized fragments, Professor José A. Lorente loaded the bones in a shoulder bag and flew them to Dallas, Texas, where more sophisticated DNA tests (developed for the victims of the terrorist attack of 9/11) provided a disappointingly short and impure sequence of mitochondrial DNA.

  • So there was indeed a greater proportion of new entries (10%) than in the span noted first, but still a disappointingly small minority of the whole.

  • They emerge naked from golden waters into a yellowish African landscape, explore each other's orifices, and recline beside a white stallion and in range of a (disappointingly ordinary) snake.


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