disappoint


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Synonyms for disappoint

Synonyms for disappoint

to cause unhappiness by failing to satisfy the hopes, desires, or expectations of

Synonyms for disappoint

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On my honor, the angels will not disappoint me if they are no lovelier than you should be if you had that look in your face and that tone in your voice I spoke of just now.
Grant, who came consequently to reside at Mansfield; and on proving to be a hearty man of forty-five, seemed likely to disappoint Mr.
Well, but I am not the superintendent of his majesty's finances -- I have my purse -- surely I would do much for his majesty's welfare -- some legacy -- but I cannot disappoint my family.
To disappoint them, therefore, the travellers stripped the caches of the articles deposited there, and collecting together everything that they could not carry away with them, made a bonfire of all that would burn, and threw the rest into the river.
I ought to have convinced you that I was doomed to disappoint you.
Of course, Martin had not meant to disappoint her, nor deliberately hurt her.
He had always foreseen that she would not disappoint him; and he had been right.
Well, that rather alters the case, because I had no idea that they thought so, and I should not have liked to disappoint or inconvenience them.
It was painful to her to disappoint and displease them, particularly to displease her brother; but she could not repent her resistance.
Even so did Raffles disappoint the Old Boys in the evening as he had disappointed the school by day.