Meaning of disappoint

dis•ap•point

Pronunciation: (dis"u-point'), [key]
— v.t.
  1. to fail to fulfill the expectations or wishes of: His gross ingratitude disappointed us.
  2. to defeat the fulfillment of (hopes, plans, etc.); thwart; frustrate: to be disappointed in love.
—v.i.
  1. to bring or cause disappointment.
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