disappoint

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disappoint

verb break one's promise to, cause dissontent, dash one's expectation, deicere, discourage, disgruntle, dishearten, disillusion, disillusionize, displease, dissatisfy, fail, frustrari, hinder, let down, make dissatisfied, ruin one's prospects, spe depellere
See also: fail, foil, frustrate, lose
References in classic literature ?
It procrastinates, disappoints, tries, tortures him; wears out his sanguine hopes and patience, thread by thread; but he still looks to it, and hankers after it, and finds his whole world treacherous and hollow.
passion for possession in one and disappoints it in all others.
The sweet and sublime face of Jesus is beyond praise, yet how it disappoints all florid expectations