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.
Origin and Etymology of disappointed
First Known Use: 1537
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
Seen and Heard
What made you want to look up disappointed? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).