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
People hoping to lose a few pounds by substituting artificial sweeteners for regular sugar may end up disappointed, suggests a fresh look at past research.
Generally, such couples were not disappointed—at least at first.
Still, the fact that those hits came in a losing effort left Machado disappointed.
Local officials and interest groups, including the Quiet Skies Coalition and Say No to KHTO, were disappointed with the Supreme Court's decision, according to the Times.
And there were some celebrities and music insiders among those disappointed fans.
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.
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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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