Simple Definition of disappointment
: the state or feeling of being disappointed
: someone or something that disappoints people : a disappointing person or thing
Examples of disappointment
She couldn't hide her disappointment.
He's a disappointment to his parents.
First Known Use of disappointment
DISAPPOINTMENT Defined for Kids
Definition of disappointment
1 : unhappiness from the failure of something hoped for or expected to happen <To her disappointment, the cookies were gone.>
2 : someone or something that fails to satisfy hopes or expectations <The movie was a disappointment.>
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