What is another word for disappointingly?

Pronunciation: [dˌɪsɐpˈɔ͡ɪntɪŋlɪ] (IPA)

There are many synonyms for the word "disappointingly". Some of the most popular options include "unsatisfactorily", "underwhelmingly", "unsuccessfully", "discouragingly", and "dishearteningly". All of these words have similar meanings, indicating that something has failed to live up to expectations or meet a desired standard. Other possible synonyms for "disappointingly" might include "frustratingly", "displeasingly", "dispiritingly", or "unfulfillingly". Ultimately, choosing the right synonym depends on the context and the specific degree of disappointment being expressed. No matter which synonym you choose, it is clear that "disappointingly" describes a negative experience or outcome that falls short of what was hoped for.

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Usage examples for Disappointingly

It was ten o'clock when they finally drew up at the side entrance of the hotel in a street disappointingly narrow, but which seemed to burst, just a few feet beyond, into a wildly tossed stream of light, pedestrians, and, above all, a momentum of traffic that was like the fast toss of a mountain stream.
"Star-Dust A Story of an American Girl"
Fannie Hurst
Of Victoria station I am many times certain, for it was from it that we at last left London, and that at the time of an earlier sojourn we arrived in a fog of a type which stamped our sense of the world's metropolis with a completeness which it had hitherto disappointingly wanted.
"London Films"
W.D. Howells
The young Frenchwoman's report was disappointingly lacking in any definite result-save one fact.
"The Crevice"
William John Burns and Isabel Ostrander

Famous quotes with Disappointingly

  • This world and the Otherworld are full of curiosities and mysteries. It would take many lifetimes to understand them all. And disappointingly, it seems to me we only have one.
    Nick Drake (poet)

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