Adjective "disappointed" definition and examples



Definitions and examples


Sad or displeased because someone or something has failed to fulfil one's hopes or expectations.
  1. 'thousands of disappointed customers were kept waiting'
  2. ''I wish she could go though' thought Damion with a somewhat disappointed look on his face.'
  3. 'With disappointed fans flooding out of the stadium, the game fizzled to a tame conclusion.'
  4. 'The young woman shook her head with a disappointed frown.'
  5. 'I was also very disappointed that Cork could not take their defeat like men.'
  6. 'Brooke could hear Walker's disappointed sigh, but she just couldn't do it.'
  7. 'His mouth was twisting into a deep, disappointed frown.'
  8. 'Ricky gives a somewhat disappointed sigh and I can just hear the frown on his lips.'
  9. 'In an angry and slightly disappointed tone, Richard replied, "You know, you're absolutely right, Jess."'
  10. 'I smiled at him, an in return got a slightly disappointed look from him.'
  11. 'I cannot however see what impact this has on the disappointed beneficiary's remedy.'
  12. 'The exhilaration of the unpredictable surge and our disappointed expectations left us with mixed feelings.'
  13. 'Most political defections have a story behind them, one of disappointed hopes or betrayal.'


1. depressed or discouraged by the failure of one's hopes or expectations: a disappointed suitor.

2. Obsolete. inadequately appointed; ill-equipped.

More examples(as adjective)

"people can be disappointed by results."

"people can be disappointed with myselfs."

"people can be disappointed by losses."

"people can be disappointed by decisions."

"people can be disappointed with results."

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