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 Meanings and Examples of DISAPPOINT
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 v.  fail to meet the hopes or expectations of
Classic Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
1  You have all done more for me than I can ever thank you for, except by doing my best not to disappoint you.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER FORTY-SEVEN
2  Here are officers enough in Meryton to disappoint all the young ladies in the country.
Pride and Prejudice By Jane Austen
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 24
3  He hesitated, and then snatched it from my hold; as if he fancied I only intended to tempt and disappoint him.
Wuthering Heights By Emily Bronte
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XI
4  I am sure you will not disappoint my opinion of you, by failing at any time to treat your aunt Norris with the respect and attention that are due to her.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXXII
5  It's a pity he should break his neck himself, and disappoint the sight-seers.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XLIV
6  To be an enthusiast had become her social vocation and, sometimes even when she did not feel like it, she became enthusiastic in order not to disappoint the expectations of those who knew her.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER I
7  They are all expecting it, they are so sure that it will happen that I cannot, I cannot, disappoint them.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER II
8  And, besides, I've already told 'em to put on another plate when I see you coming; so you mustn't disappoint us.'
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXXIII.
9  You will never disappoint me, Sergius.
Arms and the Man By George Bernard Shaw
Context  Highlight   In ACT II
10  She looked impatiently down the road again, and again she was disappointed.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER II
11  Gerald was disappointed, for he had wanted a son, but he nevertheless was pleased enough over his small black-haired daughter to serve rum to every slave at Tara and to get roaringly, happily drunk himself.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER III
12  "I am disappointed in you," he said.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER IX
13  Scarlett had made her plans to spend Christmas at Tara, but after Ashley's telegram came no power on earth, not even a direct command from the disappointed Ellen, could drag her away from Atlanta.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XV
14  I thought you were a sensible person and I'm disappointed.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXXVIII
15  At first Scarlett was shocked and disappointed that Ashley did not immediately take hold and make the mill pay double what it had paid under her management.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XLI
Example Sentence: (60 in 5 pages)
16  The audience were disappointed in the comedian because he lapsed from his formerly high standard of performance.
17  Even though he was disappointed by the size of the bonus he was offered, he did not think it politic to refuse it.
18  Senator John McCain said he was disappointed, but added that the rule changes do represent significant progress.
19  The audience was so disappointed in the play that many did not remain to hear the epilogue.
20  And then she would pout like a disappointed child; a pensive cloud would soften her radiant vivacity; she would withdraw her hand hastily from his, and turn in transient petulance from his aspect, at once so heroic and so martyr-like.
21  Friendship is the finest balm for the pangs of disappointed love.
22  He was disappointed in the litter because the puppies were brindled, he had hoped for animals of a uniform color.
23  We were disappointed by the lackluster performance.
24  Animal welfare groups in Australia and Thailand are exceptionally disappointed with this decision.
25  The New York Times' A.O. Scott thinks it's "hard to imagine that (Nolan's) fans -- who represent a fairly large segment of the world's population -- will be disappointed by 'Interstellar.'"
26  We must accept finite disappointment, but we must never lose infinite hope.
27  He found it difficult to hide his disappointment when she didn't arrive.
28  Book early for the show to avoid disappointment.
29  Despite winning the title, their last campaign ended in great disappointment.
30  Everything happens for the best, my mother said whenever I faced disappointment.