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2010-09-11

disappoint', v.t. Fail to fulfil (hope or rarely fear), ~ the hopes &c. of, distress or (rarely) please thus (agreeably ~ed) [F]. ~ment n., event &c. that ~s, distress &c. resulting.

Fowler, F G., and H W. Fowler, eds. The Pocket Oxford Dictionary. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1970.