less than thrilled

idiom

: not happy
I'm less than thrilled with her decision.

Examples of less than thrilled in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Like their predecessors, the season four queens encounter plenty of opposition from townspeople who are less than thrilled to be at the center of their drag extravaganza. Elaina Patton, NBC News, 26 Apr. 2024 There’s a reason uptight parents of the ’80s were less than thrilled at the thought of their preteen daughters being wannabes, as Madonna fans were labeled in the media. Ed Masley, The Arizona Republic, 10 Mar. 2024 Vanessa Hudgens was less than thrilled to learn of the reactions to her bachelorette party photos. Angela Andaloro, Peoplemag, 6 Mar. 2024 The boy-band lore is that the Backstreet Boys were initially less than thrilled that this new boy band was suddenly on the scene. Andy Greene, Rolling Stone, 26 Feb. 2024 Putin’s most bellicose defenders have been less than thrilled. Paul Sonne, New York Times, 16 Feb. 2024 The rest of the crew also looks stunned, and less than thrilled to see their former stew. Gina Ragusa, EW.com, 22 Jan. 2024 The other campaign managers, used to competing with one another within New Zealand, were less than thrilled about Oliver inserting himself in their bird activities. Larisha Paul, Rolling Stone, 14 Nov. 2023 The rest of the Dunkin’ employees seemed less than thrilled to make the bev, though, which makes sense, now knowing that the machine gets clogged by the Munchkins. Rebecca Alter, Vulture, 15 Sep. 2023

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“Less than thrilled.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/less%20than%20thrilled. Accessed 25 May. 2024.

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