Definition of disappointed
- apologized to their disappointed fans
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.
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: 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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investment of mental or emotional energy
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