Example sentences for: disappoints

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

  • It truly disappoints us when a man or a woman in public life fails to meet our standards of morality, literary ethics, or oral hygiene.

  • "Gore disappoints the world" was the headline in Germany's Die Welt, and almost the same headline was used by Spain's El País.

  • Indifferent reviews for the second live-action version of a Jay Ward cartoon to star Brendan Fraser (the first being George of the Jungle ). It's a "genial" film with "lots of broad slapstick humor that kids like and adults wince at" (Ebert, the Chicago Sun-Times ). A few critics are outright irritated--it "disappoints in every way possible," says Kenneth Turan (the Los Angeles Times )--but most are just mildly annoyed.

  • OK, the Enquirer 's coverage disappoints, but at least it presents a more believable account of life chez Clinton than the Globe . According to the Enquirer , the president has become increasingly depressed and "has been ravenous for junk food.

  • Chief among his many conquests is Olivia, his current girlfriend, a beauty who enthralls him by night in the ramshackle mansion he's never bothered to fix up and disappoints him by day in her modest desire for a career no greater than that of a nurse's aide.


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