Examples of disappointment in a Sentence
She couldn't hide her disappointment.
He's a disappointment to his parents.
Recent Examples of disappointment from the Web
For the Afghans working to build this team, the high-profile attention and approval meant a great deal after several weeks of disappointment and dashed hopes.
Leaders of the Jewish community there expressed disappointment in his decision to skip it.
The status of their strained relationship came to light when Drake lashed out on Twitter about his disappointment over not getting an invite to Josh's wedding.
However, to the disappointment of fans, no pictures posted. Instead, the only photos of note emerged from a Vogue event in Paris last night: when a Snapchat of Karlie and Kendall together surfaced.
And while for some of us, that involves a lot of trial, error, and disappointment, there are also those of us who do end up landing those dream internships.
Trump has expressed disappointment that China hasn’t done more to rein in North Korea, which depends on China for most of its trade.
Boosters of the arts campus talked about the shift away from state help, and the governor’s veto, in upbeat terms along with muted disappointment.
But the Rallis never came close to hitting their most conservative estimates, describing the run up to the festival as a series of disappointments and missteps that ultimately forced them to cancel and scramble to issue refunds.
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First Known Use of disappointment
DISAPPOINTMENT Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of disappointment for English Language Learners
: the state or feeling of being disappointed
: someone or something that disappoints people : a disappointing person or thing
DISAPPOINTMENT Defined for Kids
Definition of disappointment for Students
1 : unhappiness from the failure of something hoped for or expected to happen To her disappointment, the cookies were gone.
2 : someone or something that fails to satisfy hopes or expectations The movie was a disappointment.
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