disappointing


disappointing
adj.
VERBS
be, prove, seem
find sth
ADVERB
extremely, fairly, very, etc.
bitterly, deeply, desperately (BrE), hugely (esp. BrE), terribly

The movie was terribly disappointing.

a little, slightly, etc.
PREPOSITION
for

This was very disappointing for all the fans watching the game.

to

That was very disappointing to me.

Disappointing is used with these nouns: ↑aspect, ↑display, ↑draw, ↑finish, ↑news, ↑performance, ↑result, ↑return, ↑run, ↑sale, ↑season, ↑showing, ↑start, ↑turnout

Collocations dictionary. 2013.

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  • disappointing — a. defeating one s expectations or hopes; failing to fulfill one s expectations or hopes; as, a disappointing result; a disappointing crop yield. [PJC] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • disappointing — n. the act of disappointing someone. Syn: disappointment, dashing hopes. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • disappointing — index deficient, inadequate, nonsubstantial (not sufficient), unsatisfactory Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • disappointing — adj. 1) disappointing to + inf. (it is disappointing to analyze the results) 2) disappointing that + inf. (it s disappointing that so few showed up) * * * [ˌdɪsə pɔɪntɪŋ] disappointing to + inf. (it is disappointing to analyze the results)… …   Combinatory dictionary

  • disappointing — [[t]dɪ̱səpɔ͟ɪntɪŋ[/t]] ADJ GRADED Something that is disappointing is not as good or as large as you hoped it would be. The wine was excellent, but the meat was overdone and the vegetables disappointing... The recession is largely blamed for the… …   English dictionary

  • disappointing — disappointingly, adv. /dis euh poyn ting/, adj. failing to fulfill one s hopes or expectations: a disappointing movie; a disappointing marriage. [1520 30; DISAPPOINT + ING2] * * * …   Universalium

  • disappointing — dis|ap|point|ing [ˌdısəˈpɔıntıŋ] adj not as good as you hoped or expected ▪ disappointing profit figures ▪ The Lakers loss in the playoffs was very disappointing. >disappointingly adv …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • disappointing — adjective not as good as you hoped or expected: disappointing profit figures | Well, Bill was really negative about it, which was pretty disappointing. disappointingly adverb …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • Disappointing — Disappoint Dis ap*point , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Disapointed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Disappointing}.] [OF. desapointier, F. d[ e]sappointer; pref. des (L. dis ) + apointier, F. appointier, to appoint. See {Appoint}.] 1. To defeat of expectation or hope; …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • disappointing — adjective Date: 1530 failing to meet expectations < a disappointing meal > • disappointingly adverb …   New Collegiate Dictionary


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