from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Not up to expectations or hopes.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Causing disappointment; not equal to or falling short of one's expectation; unsatisfactory.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun the act of disappointing someone.
  • adjective defeating one's expectations or hopes; failing to fulfill one's expectations or hopes.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective That disappoints or disappoint.
  • verb Present participle of disappoint.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective not up to expectations


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