Definition of disappointing
: failing to meet expectations a disappointing meal
disappointinglyplay \-ˈpȯin-tiŋ-lē\ adverb
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While some of the dishes, like the canned oranges and mixed veggies, were a little disappointing, there's no doubting the quality of the chili and fried taters.
Florida, along with every other state, contributed to the mayhem with its own set of disappointing legal decisions.
With another disappointing month in the books, analysts are reconsidering how the industry will fare for the full year.
For many who look to Indonesia as a standard-bearer for contemporary Muslim democracy, the results have been disappointing.
From across party lines, both Teixeira and Ayres see a common thread between Clinton’s big deficit among working-class whites and the disappointing turnout results among minorities.
Washington still has a Vezina Trophy-caliber goaltender in Braden Holtby, even though his playoffs were disappointing, and the talent to make the playoffs.
The approval was disappointing to Northwestern because an appeal before the NLRB has been pending since January, university spokesman Bob Rowley said in a statement.
Clay is Kerber’s least favorable surface, but this season has been particularly disappointing.
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