Disappoint vs Embarrass - What's the difference?

disappoint | embarrass |


As verbs the difference between disappoint and embarrass

is that disappoint is to displease by eg underperforming or disappoint can be (internet slang) while embarrass is to humiliate; to disrupt somebody's composure or comfort with acting publicly or freely; to disconcert; to abash.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

disappoint

English

Verb

  • To displease by e.g. underperforming
  • His lack of respect disappointed her.
    I am disappointed by this year's revenue.

    Antonyms

    * satisfy

    Derived terms

    * disappointed adjective * disappointing adjective * disappointment noun

    Verb

    (head)
  • (Internet slang)
  • embarrass

    English

    Verb

    (es)
  • to humiliate; to disrupt somebody's composure or comfort with acting publicly or freely; to disconcert; to abash
  • The crowd's laughter and jeers embarrassed him.
  • To hinder from liberty of movement; to impede; to obstruct.
  • Business is embarrassed'''; public affairs are '''embarrassed .
  • To involve in difficulties concerning money matters; to encumber with debt; to beset with urgent claims or demands.
  • A man or his business is embarrassed when he can not meet his pecuniary engagements.

    Synonyms

    * (humiliate) abash, discomfit, disconcert, humiliate, shame * See also

    Derived terms

    * embarrassment