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      vb   tr  
1    to fail to meet the expectations, hopes, desires, or standards of; let down  
2    to prevent the fulfilment of (a plan, intention, etc.); frustrate; thwart  
     (C15 (originally meaning: to remove from office): from Old French desapointier; see dis-1, appoint)  
  disappointing      adj  
  disappointingly      adv  
English Collins Dictionary - English Definition & Thesaurus  


1    chagrin, dash, deceive, delude, disenchant, disgruntle, dishearten, disillusion, dismay, dissatisfy, fail, let down, sadden, vex  
2    baffle, balk, defeat, disconcert, foil, frustrate, hamper, hinder, thwart  

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