disappointed

adjective dis·ap·point·ed \ -ˈpȯin-təd \
Updated on: 9 Dec 2017

Definition of disappointed

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

disappointedly

adverb

Examples of disappointed in a Sentence

  1. We were disappointed that they couldn't go.

  2. Disappointed fans slowly left the ballpark.

  3. I was disappointed to see that my suggestions had been ignored.

  4. They were deeply disappointed by her lack of interest.

  5. Don't be too disappointed if everything doesn't go as planned.

  6. Your father and I are very disappointed in you.

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Origin and Etymology of disappointed


DISAPPOINTED Defined for English Language Learners

disappointed

adjective

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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