dis·​ap·​point·​ed | \ ˌdis-ə-ˈpȯin-təd How to pronounce disappointed (audio) \

Definition of disappointed

1 : defeated in expectation or hope apologized to their disappointed fans
2 obsolete : not adequately equipped

Other Words from disappointed

disappointedly adverb

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. See More
Recent Examples on the Web Comments on social media are also disappointed that the live-action She-Hulk isn’t as muscular as anticipated. Milan Polk, Men's Health, 20 May 2022 The sellout crowd at FLA Live Arena went home disappointed, watching in horror as Tampa Bay’s Ross Colton scored with 3.8 seconds left to lead the Lighting to a 2-1 victory and take a 2-0 lead in the best-of-seven series. Chris Perkins, Sun Sentinel, 19 May 2022 In this documentary, disappointed Harry Potter fans complain about the author. Pat Myers, Washington Post, 19 May 2022 Overall, this towel is a good quality for the price and — aside from its weight — likely won't leave you disappointed. Barbara Bellesi Zito, PEOPLE.com, 16 May 2022 Khadavi’s reserve price, this has left both seller and agent highly disappointed. Chloe Taylor, Fortune, 16 May 2022 One club teammate later told Brown that the mere sight of him inspired the racer to change his mindset mid-race, from disappointed in his result to appreciative of his opportunity. The Salt Lake Tribune, 15 May 2022 Suffice to say, Rich Strike owner Rick Dawson's announcement Thursday afternoon left those riding high off the horse's underdog victory in the 148th Run for the Roses a bit disappointed. Brooks Holton, The Courier-Journal, 12 May 2022 There will undoubtedly be a portion of disappointed consumers that just lost another great standalone media player. Jacob Siegal, BGR, 10 May 2022 See More

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First Known Use of disappointed

circa 1552, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for disappointed

see disappoint

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24 May 2022

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“Disappointed.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/disappointed. Accessed 27 May. 2022.

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