Definition of disappointed
1 : defeated in expectation or hope apologized to their disappointed fans
2 obsolete : not adequately equipped
Examples of disappointed in a Sentence
We were disappointed that they couldn't go.
Disappointed fans slowly left the ballpark.
I was disappointed to see that my suggestions had been ignored.
They were deeply disappointed by her lack of interest.
Don't be too disappointed if everything doesn't go as planned.
Your father and I are very disappointed in you.
Recent Examples of disappointed from the Web
Though this was the largest option the store offered, Turner was disappointed with how the bikini fit her body.
Surely, some of those waiting will go home disappointed.
Somewhat disappointed with his results, Julian made a fateful decision to continue training instead of resting.
The families, some took time off of work, are gravely disappointed.
Brian Crawford, a vice president for the American Hotel and Lodging Association, one of the groups that brought the suit, said the plaintiffs are disappointed and will consider next steps, such as an appeal.
A friend in suburban New Jersey was disappointed after conducting an informal survey of his household this week.
Mattis was not just disappointed but also caught by surprise when Trump did not reaffirm the U.S. commitment to Article 5 mutual defense.
Steffen Seibert, spokesperson for Chancellor Angela Merkel, said the chancellor was disappointed in Trump's decision and affirmed Germany's commitment to the accord.
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DISAPPOINTED Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of disappointed for English Language Learners
: feeling sad, unhappy, or displeased because something was not as good as expected or because something you hoped for or expected did not happen
: unhappy because someone has behaved badly
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