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?
To displease by e.g. underperforming
- His lack of respect disappointed her.
- I am disappointed by this year's revenue.
* disappointed adjective
* disappointing adjective
* disappointment noun
to humiliate; to disrupt somebody's composure or comfort with acting publicly or freely; to disconcert; to abash
To hinder from liberty of movement; to impede; to obstruct.
- The crowd's laughter and jeers embarrassed him.
To involve in difficulties concerning money matters; to encumber with debt; to beset with urgent claims or demands.
- Business is embarrassed'''; public affairs are '''embarrassed .
- A man or his business is embarrassed when he can not meet his pecuniary engagements.
* (humiliate) abash, discomfit, disconcert, humiliate, shame
* See also