Definition of disappointing adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˌdɪsəˈpɔɪntɪŋ//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌdɪsəˈpɔɪntɪŋ//
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not as good, successful, etc. as you had hoped; making you feel disappointed a disappointing result/performance The outcome of the court case was disappointing for the family involved. The team has had a disappointing start to the season. See related entries: DisappointmentExtra examples The film was terribly disappointing. This was very disappointing for all the fans watching the game. They gave a very disappointing performance.
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