- 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 waitingMore example sentences
saddened, upset, let down, disheartened, downhearted, cast down, downcast, depressed, dispirited, discouraged, despondent, dismayed, crestfallen, distressed, chagrined; disenchanted, disillusioned; displeased, discontented, dissatisfied, frustrated, disgruntled• informal choked, miffed, cut up
- 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.
- 1.1(Of hopes or expectations) prevented from being realized: the rising was a revolution of disappointed hopesMore 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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- 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.