Definition of disappointing in English:

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Pronunciation: /dɪsəˈpɔɪntɪŋ/


Failing to fulfil someone’s hopes or expectations: the team made a disappointing start [with clause]: it was disappointing that there were relatively few possibilities
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  • He said it was very disappointing that at some home games the travelling team had more support than Easkey.
  • He said it was very disappointing that so many prisoners were reconvicted within two years.
  • I always find it kind of disappointing that you stop seeing his stuff after a while.
regrettable, unfortunate
unsatisfactory, inadequate, insufficient, unworthy, substandard, not good enough;
informal below par, not up to scratch, not up to snuff, sorry, not all it's cracked up to be
British informal underwhelming, duff, ropy, rubbish

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