Examples of disappointment in a Sentence
She couldn't hide her disappointment.
He's a disappointment to his parents.
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As is always the case with awards nominations, for every happy person who received an Emmy nomination Thursday morning, several others probably suffered a few pangs of disappointment.
The hotness ratings struck a nerve among professors who said with no small amount of disappointment that America isn’t nearly as culturally advanced as some would like to think.
As the Three Lions made their thrilling run to the World Cup semifinal, England fans finally bought into a team that had been a multi-decades-long source of disappointment.
Even a glimmer of a positive result from the BAN2401 study will be welcome news in the world of Alzheimer’s drug development, which has had a woeful 2018 that follows decades of disappointment.
In the snowy woods, days will stretch, each packing a life’s worth of writing, of love, of disappointment.
The big thing in life is moving from a sense of disappointment to a kind of curiosity or acceptance.
While Messi’s fans have had their fair share of disappointment throughout the World Cup so far, fans of another famous soccer player — Cristiano Ronaldo — have had much to cheer about.
Hinchcliffe, meanwhile, sings a similar tune of disappointment.
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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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