It would be so disappointing for them.
That's a gruesome thought—and disappointing, too.
I guess it must have been disappointing to him that I turned out to be a girl.
Their discipline was attended with equally disappointing results.
This is a very disappointing performance, since the author observes that, notwithstanding his new classification of birds is based on a study of the form of the sternal apparatus, yet, because that lies wholly within the body, he is compelled to have recourse to such outward characters as are afforded by the 1 From carin g, a keel.
An Aristotelian work often goes on continuously at first, and then becomes disappointing by suddenly introducing discussions which break the connexion or are even inconsistent with the beginning; as in the Posterior Analytics, which, after developing a theory of demonstration from necessary principles, suddenly makes the admission, which is also the main theory of science in the Metaphysics, that demonstration is about either the necessary or the contingent, from principles either necessary or contingent, only not accidental.
Still the result of Stakelberg's attack, for which he was unable to deploy his whole force, was disappointing, but the main Japanese attack on Bilderling was not much more satisfactory, for the Russians had entrenched every step of their previous advance, and fought splendidly.
The questioning spirit was first aroused in him by the disappointing fruit of evangelical doctrine which he found in Cheltenham, as well as by intimacy with men of varied reading.
The exterior appearance of the church is certainly disappointing, but within it is, beyond all question, one of the most beautiful creations of human art.
As it was composed in rather less than six months, and as the author honestly warns us that he has given all his attention to a more profound co-ordination, instead of working out the special explanations more fully, as he had promised, we need not be surprised if the result is disappointing to those who had mastered the corresponding portion of the Positive Philosophy.
The topographical and architectural results are disappointing, and show either that the site always retained its primitive simplicity, or else that whatever buildings once existed have been very completely destroyed.
In spite of the disappointing weather Dean was determined to fit some serious biking into the salvaged half of what should have been a free weekend.
The general experience of the decade of the 'eighties was that of disappointing summers, harsh winters, falling prices, declining rents and the shrinkage of land values.
Moreover, promising as the situation may have appeared to be from the attacking side in so far as neutralization of the Ottoman batteries was concerned, it was plain that the mine-sweepers were making disappointing progress.
For a long time this hope proved illusory, and in the case of Egyptian archaeology the results have proved disappointing even up to the very present.
Although unique in character and of priceless value to the student, Domesday will be found disappointing and largely unintelligible to any but the specialist.
By training and temperament he was better qualified to appreciate and describe the social life of the people than their physical surroundings, and if the results of his great journey are disappointing to the geographer, his account of the society of the oasis towns, and of the remarkable men who were then ruling in Hail and Riad, must always possess an absorbing interest as a portrait of Arab life in its freest development.
South of the watershed the whole aspect of the landscape is as hideous and disappointing as scenery in Afghanistan.
The lack of a Japanese dub is very disappointing.
My first visit to the infamous room was disappointing.
It was lunchtime before Dean was able to question Martha in detail about her original discovery, but the results were disappointing.
The idea was both exciting and painfully disappointing.
But though educa tion spread, the results were somewhat disappointing.
It is the most important of the works attributed to Lanfranc; which, considering his reputation, are slight and disappointing.
Tannhauser is on a grander scale, but its musical execution is disappointing.
The invasion of the lymphatic glands and the spreading of the growth into neighbouring organs, render the successful operative treatment of gastric cancer hazardous and disappointing.
Long-range fire on the forts directed from outside the Straits over the Gallipoli Peninsula was also tried, but the results proved disappointing.
The evidence of the apostolic fathers is disappointing.
But the effect was disappointing.
The result has been disappointing.
Though the direct results of these unions were the restoration of prestige to the absolutist papacy and the bringing of Byzantine men of letters, like Bessarion, to the West, the outcome was on the whole disappointing.
The account, though containing some passages of great interest, is disappointing.
The mathematical sciences, at least, had not proved disappointing.
The music is generally emotional, the expression direct and passionate; there is no lack of melodic charm and originality, yet the total effect is frequently disappointing.
Then came La Mer (1861), a return to the natural history class, which, considering the powers of the writer and the attraction of the subject, is perhaps a little disappointing.
An act was passed in 1894 authorizing the government to offer premiums and grant advantageous concessions for the development of manufacturing industries, especially in sugar production, but conditions have not been favourable and the results have been disappointing.
That's a gruesome thoughtâ€”and disappointing, too.
It wasn't fear of disappointing him that had made her act in such a cowardly manner.
The plant bakery section is disappointing, merely containing a flow chart (poor graphics ).
band playing and the chance to win a Jaguar but disappointing trade stands and no concessions for visiting the Tank Museum.
capricious weather often undoes the farmer's work, and disappointing harvests are frequent.
Another disappointing result against a moderate Mangotsfield team who appeared as equally clueless as us.
Disappointing are most pre-critical and conservative commentators, who descend too quickly to allegory, apologetics or medical materialism (e.g.
However, it is very disappointing that the government is not offering heterosexual couples the same registration scheme.
With no sun and our recent deluge the flavor is disappointing but I am sure it will improve.
distributor road was disappointing.
Conversely Cairn Energy topped the fallers after disappointing news on several of its appraisal wells.
In the Fairbairns the 1st VIII finished fifth which was a disappointing result.
forthright discussions ensue when reports are disappointing.
glistening silver hairs which more than compensate for its rather disappointing flowers.
I wouldn't want to see a glut of disappointing ' rush jobs ' .
While British gunnery was good, its impact on the shore batteries was disappointing.
injured in collisions has more than doubled this year which is especially disappointing.
Disappointing to watch from the sidelines but nonetheless proud to be part of the squad and of course very jubilant to see them win.
Somewhat disappointing after an hour walking through amazing pinnacle karst with shake holes 1/2 km across.
Even more disappointing is the mustard mayonnaise which really doesn't taste of anything.
It was noted that the in-vitro micronucleus task group had come to somewhat disappointing conclusions regarding agreement on methodology.
Stories that conclude in this manner are almost always disappointing because they effectively negate the adventure.
On the down-side you can only configure ten ports for redirection, which is a little disappointing.
quadruple scullers, but they finished a disappointing sixth in their semi-final.
Mark Brewster recovered from a disappointing second race to score another third.
saltern mound at Coombes yielded rather disappointing results.
scant reward for Burnley's dominant display against a disappointing Watford at Turf Moor.
scintillaterdson - Joint top scorer for the Brits and made some scintillating passing maneuvers after recovering from a disappointing opening ride.
All in all a very disappointing showing despite the low price.
Once again the result was disappointing - there was nothing in the trench, not even the usual smattering of stones.
Perhaps a disappointing result, but a superb 2nd half performance & come back showed excellent sprit and potential!
Disappointing result in stockman contest FOUR local young farmers were in Lancashire at the weekend for the stockman contest FOUR local young farmers were in Lancashire at the weekend for the stockman of the year competition.
We ate there and the food was a bit disappointing but maybe we should have tried the all-in-one pies, which looked very substantial.
Actually it was a highly disappointing rabbit dropping style turd.
We had a rather disappointing turnout for what was to prove an excellent evening enjoyed by everyone, Geoff included.
But recently, results have been very disappointing and a medal appeared unlikely on the eve of the Games.
Common Spotted Orchid Dactylorhiza fuchsii Summer 2002 was a disappointing year for Spotted Orchids on the local protected verge.
On this occasion, following the recent stormy weather, the u/w visibility was a more disappointing 6 meters.
visualize the object of their desire in detail may receive disappointing results 10.
Unfortunately at the very outset of its career the composition of the new cabinet proved disappointing; for while such men as Count Guicciardini, the minister for foreign affairs, and Signor Luzzatti at the treasury commanded general approval, the choice of Signor Sacchi as minister of justice and of Signor Pantano as minister of agriculture and trade, both of them advanced and militant Radicals, savoured of an unholy compact between the premier and his erstwhile bitter enemies, which boded ill for tht~ success of the administration.
Asaki (1788-1871), a second Eliade, helped to inaugurate a literary reform in Moldavia; but the result was disappointing, until the literary society known as the Junimea was started, in the 'seventies, by Titu Maiorescu (b.
He quoted the passages in which she explains that college is not the "universal Athens" she had hoped to find, and cited the cases of other remarkable persons whose college life had proved disappointing.
British rowing 's last medal hope lay with the men 's quadruple scullers, but they finished a disappointing sixth in their semi-final.
Earlier in the 1990s, a trial excavation of a recorded saltern mound at Coombes yielded rather disappointing results.
A goal by Glen Little proved scant reward for Burnley 's dominant display against a disappointing Watford at Turf Moor.
Lee Richardson - Joint top scorer for the Brits and made some scintillating passing maneuvers after recovering from a disappointing opening ride.
We ate a very disappointing meal in a second very smokey pub.
Perhaps a disappointing result, but a superb 2nd half performance & come back showed excellent sprit and potential !
Disappointing result in stockman contest FOUR local young farmers were in Lancashire at the weekend for the stockman of the year competition.
It was disappointing to see black faces still doing all the low jobs and doing none of the swanking about.
Those who are unable to visualize the object of their desire in detail may receive disappointing results 10.
The hypocrisy of the country's ruler who rewarded the rich over the poor was disappointing to his people.
Although it launched in 2000 with a disappointing set of games, the Sony PlayStaion 2 quickly became synonymous with gaming in the 21st century.
An underpowered dehumidifier will give a disappointing performance, while an overpowered machine might result in an atmosphere that is uncomfortably dry.
It is always fun buying new appliances to help you out in the kitchen, but it can be disappointing when these items break down.
The reason this can turn out disappointing is because the lighting in the store won't be the same as in your home.
Anyone who's used a product for years and adopted it as a tried-and-true, lifelong favorite knows just how disappointing it is when the product suddenly disappears from stores.
How disappointing it is when we fall in love with a friend's lipstick color, buy our own, and then discover it is not right for us.
Take control of your life and be assertive, even if it means disappointing someone.
The year passed pretty quickly and before I knew it we were in different classes this time, which was disappointing.
Of the students surveyed, a healthy 90.6% of 12-year-olds said they had never used alcohol, but this figure drops a disappointing 59.1% by the time it reaches the seniors.
Nothing is more disappointing than to work hard on a project and then have it ruined on the way to school.
By the end of 1984, the band had already fallen out of favor with many of their fans, and their third album, Waking Up to the House on Fire, brought disappointing sales.
The stress of the custody battle may be getting to Spears, as evidence by her recent disappointing performance at the MTV Video Music Awards.
Of her departure, she says "It's sad" and she feels bad for disappointing the millions of Grey's fans out there and she hopes that her decision to leave is the right decision for her and the show.
The dwarf kinds are disappointing; they flower so freely, and the growth of the plants is so sparse that they always appear stunted.
The Ostrowskya does not apparently thrive equally in all places, and is often disappointing.
It can be very disappointing to plant such gorgeous flowers only to see them struggle and not bloom.
Even though it is a definite thrill to plant the first of March and then have the earliest garden in town, it is equally as disappointing to lose your plants to a late snow or hard freeze.
Lesser quality materials and workmanship are used with often disappointing results.
It can be disappointing to show up at a restaurant, famished for dinner, and find out that the maître d' refuses to seat you because you're not wearing a tie.
Shopping in a regular men's department that caters to men of average height will probably yield some disappointing finds.
Sounds like the kind of thing that would take months and be disappointing?
It can be very disappointing to get a new look only to find that you cannot easily create it at home.
However, what was really disappointing for me was the mutation system.
The lack of background music is a little disappointing, but the "crunching" sound effect that comes out each time the worm munches on a word surely will elicit a smirk or a smile on a fairly regular basis.
I played the game on the Xbox and I heard that the controls were disappointing when compared to the PS2 version.
Of course, Fire Emblem fans are used to such methods, but it is a little disappointing that Intelligent Systems couldn't have done more with the switch to the GameCube.
Lastly, it's disappointing that there is no damage model.
The most disappointing aspect of the game is the limited song list.
Another disappointing feature was the lack of cool weapons.
The fighting system is very disappointing.
What's more disappointing, is that you'll be doing this for the majority of the game until the last few missions when the action starts to pick up again.
The drop in speed is the worst I've seen on the Xbox in a long time and it's disappointing when you're running and gunning.
This is a bit disappointing since it takes away some the fun of the game.
If you enjoyed any of the other Diner Dash type games and like the style of play, this title will not be disappointing.
This may be disappointing to gamers, since this motion made you feel like you were part of the action of the game.
What's a little disappointing, however, is that the game is not full screen and there is no sound.
GameCrazy managerial leadership also publicly speculated that they may be putting the business up for sale or reconfiguration due to disappointing performance.
It could be quite disappointing to purchase a phone under a plan you think is perfect only to discover that it won't work where you live, work, or frequently travel.
Dr. Kang Lee of the Department of Psychology at Queens University in Kingston, Ontario, Canada, observed young children telling so-called "white lies" to avoid disappointing the researcher.
Childhood lying has many causes, including the need to maintain parental approval, to gain attention, to avoid disappointing others, to evade the consequences of misbehavior, or to avoid responsibility.
Exaggeration and embellishment when relating incidents or telling stories, and the so-called "white lies," told to avoid disappointing or hurting others feelings, do not have the negative, antisocial consequences of serious lying.
One especially painful effect of divorce on adolescents is the negative attitude it can produce toward one or both parents, whom they need as role models but are often blamed for disappointing them.
While sometimes watching the whole season can be a bit disappointing in terms of the amount of talent seen, watching only the winners is an inspiring moment both for those who dance and those who love dance.
As disappointing as it is to her many fans, there are very few Taylor Swift bikini pictures.
For fans searching for Taylor swimsuit photos, the results are rather disappointing.
And if you're looking for board shorts to wear while surfing, the performance might be very disappointing.
Also, the design of the ionic purifiers require that is stands upright, this can be disappointing for people who wished to place the device in a vertical position to keep it out of sight.
So you can't perform the famous dance moves that you see in the musical, which can be disappointing to some if they were expecting that to be the case.
It will be disappointing to learn, but many granting agencies recommend you prepare a hard copy of your free online grant application first rather than compose it all online.
We started SpeedDate.com because we and many of our friends found other online dating options time-consuming, frustrating, and ultimately disappointing.
A deeply romantic card may be awkward to send to someone you've only just begun dating, while a cutesy, best friend style card may be disappointing if you are in a more committed relationship.
One sign is that your girlfriend is trying to avoid hurting or disappointing you.
There's nothing more disappointing than waiting for a phone call from a special someone, yet that special someone never calls.
It can be very disappointing to find the 'perfect' earrings, only to find that they are way over the budget.
If you have ever tried to make your own gluten-free bread by simply substituting rice flour for wheat flour, you know how disappointing the result can be.
The fact that new, present season items are not normally available can be disappointing for some.
They worry about disappointing their parents.
If you are sending your teenager to camp because you think he would benefit from a crash course in basketball, the results could be disappointing.
Despite these disappointing results for proponents of uniforms in schools, many schools are still adopting school uniform policies.
The one disappointing feature with the Sony VAIO SR Series is the small display screen.
If you live somewhere other than the United Kingdom, it can be hugely disappointing to pay for shoes and possibly shipping, only to find you didn't get exactly what you paid for.
This doesn't matter if it is a gift for a collector or for you, however it is worth bearing this in mind to save disappointing someone!
This is particularly important when a clock is for a gift as it can be disappointing if it does not work straight away.
Despite disappointing initial sales to men, Gruen discovered that women were fond of wristwatches.
Some displaced workers take layoffs in stride, but, without the right mental attitude, job-searching efforts are disappointing.
According to a recent news story published by the New York Daily News, the number of people actually tuning in to FBC during the day has been disappointing.
While the effectiveness and safety of Hoodia Gordonii itself are still under investigation, some products containing little or none of the appetite suppressant can be disappointing, if not dangerous.
It can be disappointing for many people to realize that it's impossible to make the abs look good when they are covered in a thick layer of fat.
It's disappointing to watch the breasts disappear when the top comes off.
True, if you are familiar with Japanese lingerie, the styles offered in America are a bit disappointing, but you may feel assured as to the quality.
You want the best selection, so heading out on Valentine's Day morning may yield disappointing results.
His first single had disappointing sales of less than 150,000 copies and he was subsequently dropped by the label.
Her first album, however, only sold a disappointing 200,000 copies.
You also need to know what types of files your computer programs and/or portable music players can play to avoid a disappointing experience.
If you've already read exactly what's going to happen throughout the season of your favorite reality show, it can be disappointing to watch the show as it airs.
Unfortunately, the news was disappointing.
Considering the enormous stride in advance made by L'Herminier, it is very disappointing for the historian to have to record that the next inquirer into the osteology of birds achieved a Berthold.
His first interview was disappointing; the coldness and formality of the aged philosopher checked the enthusiasm of the young disciple, though it did not diminish his reverence.
He withdrew from vulgar applause, conscious that his narrative would be considered "disappointing to the ear," yet he recast the materials out of which he constructed it in order to lift that narrative into the realm of pure literature.
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