1. Privation of life. [R.] Sir T. Browne.
2. The state of being disanimated or discouraged; depression of spirits.
(Dis`an*nex") v. t. To disunite; to undo or repeal the annexation of. State Trials
(Dis`an*nul") v. t. To annul completely; to render void or of no effect.
For the Lord of hosts hath purposed, and who shall disannul it?Isaiah xiv. 27.
The prefix in this word an its derivatives is intensive, and not negative.
(Dis`an*nul"ler) n. One who disannuls.
(Dis`an*nul"ment) n. Complete annulment.
(Dis`a*noint") v. t. To invalidate the consecration of; as, to disanoint a king. [Obs.] Milton.
(Dis`ap*par"el) v. t. [See Apparel, v. t.] [Pref. dis- + apparel: cf. OF. desapareiller.] To
disrobe; to strip of apparel; to make naked.
Drink disapparels the soul.Junius
(Dis`ap*pear") v. i. [imp. & p. p. Disappeared ; p. pr. & vb. n. Disappearing.]
1. To cease to appear or to be perceived; to pass from view, gradually or suddenly; to vanish; to be no
longer seen; as, darkness disappears at the approach of light; a ship disappears as she sails from port.
2. To cease to be or exist; as, the epidemic has disappeared.
(Dis`ap*pear"ance) n. The act of disappearing; cessation of appearance; removal from
sight; vanishing. Addison.
(Dis`ap*pend"en*cy) n. A detachment or separation from a former connection. [R.]
(Dis`ap*pend"ent) a. Freed from a former connection or dependence; disconnected. [R.]
(Dis`ap*point") v. t. [imp. & p. p. Disapointed; p. pr. & vb. n. Disappointing.] [OF. desapointier,
F. désappointer; pref. des- (L. dis-) + apointier, F. appointier, to appoint. See Appoint.]
1. To defeat of expectation or hope; to hinder from the attainment of that which was expected, hoped, or
desired; to balk; as, a man is disappointed of his hopes or expectations, or his hopes, desires, intentions,
expectations, or plans are disappointed; a bad season disappoints the farmer of his crops; a defeat
disappoints an enemy of his spoil.
I was disappointed, but very agreeably.Macaulay.
Disappointed of a thing not obtained; disappointed in a thing obtained.
2. To frustrate; to fail; to hinder of result.
His retiring foeAddison.
Shrinks from the wound, and disappoints the blow.
Syn. To tantalize; fail; frustrate; balk; baffle; delude; foil; defeat. See Tantalize.