Incorrect spelling, explanation: this spelling is incorrect, because Anglo-French root has already been spelled with double p: appointer, as in the modern spelling disappoint. Then, prefix dis- is added to show the negative meaning. Therefore
disapoint is incorrect and the correct form is disappoint.
Correct spelling, explanation: disappoint is the correct form because it originates in Anglo-French appointer. Double p probably comes from prefix a- added to the word point. Prefix dis- was added to show the negation. Taking all of the above into consideration disappoint is the correct form and
disapoint is a misspelling.
Definition of disappoint:
verb, not to fulfil someone’s hopes or expectations
Jason, don’t worry if you disappoint your parents – you should choose the career of your dreams.
She will disappoint me if she doesn’t come to our wedding.
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