Definition of disappointed in English:

disappointed

Line breaks: dis|ap¦point¦ed
Pronunciation: /dɪsəˈpɔɪntɪd
 
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adjective

1Sad or displeased because someone or something has failed to fulfil one’s hopes or expectations: I’m disappointed in you, Mary thousands of disappointed customers were kept waiting
More example sentences
  • But I am bitterly disappointed not just with the result but our overall performance.
  • I smiled at him, an in return got a slightly disappointed look from him.
  • I looked to see him standing in the doorway with an extremely disappointed look on his face.
Synonyms
1.1(Of hopes or expectations) prevented from being realized: the rising was a revolution of disappointed hopes
More example sentences
  • Most political defections have a story behind them, one of disappointed hopes or betrayal.
  • Mr. Forsyth was, I think, lucky to have obtained so large an award for his disappointed expectations.
  • The exhilaration of the unpredictable surge and our disappointed expectations left us with mixed feelings.
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Derivatives

disappointedly

adverb
More example sentences
  • Waterford crashed very disappointedly to Limerick in the first round of the 2003 Oscar Traynor Trophy at the Crystal Complex on Sunday afternoon last.
  • Many people, who came from far off villages while returning home disappointedly, are not allowed to refresh themselves at the nearby tea-stalls.
  • So, sadly and very disappointedly, I wandered back to the ice cream aisle to take one last look at my two gallons of Neapolatin.

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