to someone's disappointment

idiom

: causing someone to feel sad, unhappy, or displeased because something was not as good as expected or because something hoped for or expected did not happen
To our disappointment, the game was rained out.

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“To someone's disappointment.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/to%20someone%27s%20disappointment. Accessed 29 Jan. 2023.

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