Example sentences for: disappointingly

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

  • 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.

  • The castle contains an interesting but disappointingly modern museum displaying armor, weapons, costumes, and historical documents.

  • The disappointingly slow progress in developing effective therapies for ischemic stroke has led to a re-evaluation of the strategies for stroke drug development and the methods used in clinical trials.

  • The invitation came, rather disappointingly, by conventional mail.

  • Reviewers say that sections are on par with Invisible Man --especially the set pieces, dialogue, and riffs--but the novel as a whole doesn't match up: It "provides the reader with intimations of the grand vision animating Ellison's 40-year project, but it also feels disappointingly provisional and incomplete" (Kakutani, the New York Times ). ( Slate 's Jacob Weisberg found the novel more satisfying than most critics.


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