Examples of disappointment in a Sentence
She couldn't hide her disappointment.
He's a disappointment to his parents.
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Some Columbine students expressed disappointment that the Connecticut organizers chose the anniversary of the 1999 massacre for their national protest.
This is a whole different attitude for a Pelicans’ team that had been used to mediocrity and disappointment for so long.
But that’s not stopping analysts from predicting disappointment.
Johnson missed the cut that year and that disappointment led to a three-year hiatus from the course.
This comes as a huge disappointment to everyone who missed it the first time around, not to mention those who did catch it and want to see it all over again.
Photo: Jennifer Hogan Jones Jennifer Hogan Jones, of Wichita, Kan., has argued on board-game blog Nonstop Tabletop against purposeful losing, writing that children like her daughter need to learn how to handle disappointment.
What for some might have been a disappointment for Dire Straits fans was really a meh moment, in actuality.
Yes, there’s something to be said for handling disappointment with discretion and for keeping disputes private rather than a public airing of grievances.
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blues, dejectedness, dejection, depression, desolateness, desolation, despondency, disconsolateness, distress, doldrums, dolefulness, dolor, downheartedness, dreariness, dumps, gloom, gloominess, joylessness, melancholy, mopes, oppression, sadness, sorrow, unhappiness;
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
- The movie was a disappointment.
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