[ US /ˌdɪsəˈpɔɪnɪd, ˌdɪsəˈpɔɪntɪd/ ]
[ UK /dˌɪsɐpˈɔ‍ɪntɪd/ ]
  1. disappointingly unsuccessful
    their foiled attempt to capture Calais
    disappointed expectations and thwarted ambitions
    his best efforts were thwarted
    many frustrated poets end as pipe-smoking teachers
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How To Use disappointed In A Sentence

  • He left with few regrets, happy that his game on clay had never been better, although disappointed that, yet again, his best was not good enough to beat a slightly underdone Nadal. Rafael Nadal boxed clever to beat Roger Federer in French Open | Kevin Mitchell
  • Those with a hearty appetite for the whiz of bullets, the bang of artillery, dying declarations, famous last words, and eyewitness accounts of the face of battle will not be disappointed.
  • The news orgs, by contrast, are doing this out of laziness and a hopeless addiction to portraying lefties as a kind of perennially-disappointed lost tribe who will never, ever find their way out of the wilderness. News Orgs: The Left Is Upset With Obama -- Even Though It Isn't
  • I was disappointed to see very few (if any) contributions to the patients' issue from doctors who currently face patients in an emergency, at unsocial hours, in dismal surroundings.
  • Inside every cynical person, there is a disappointed idealist. George Carlin 
  • He did not seem overcome with pleasure at the idea of Philippa's visit, and she felt a little disappointed, but she had been interested in his talk; and as she went back to the house with Miss Mervyn, her mind was so full of it, that she felt obliged to tell her all about Tuvvy and Dennis, and her own plans for Becky's benefit. Black, White and Gray A Story of Three Homes
  • It was the passionate, slightly muddled rancour of a disappointed man.
  • If you're expecting Dad to let you borrow his car, you're going to be sorely disappointed.
  • Family campaigners said they were disappointed that the public thought cohabiting and marriage were the same. Times, Sunday Times
  • In fact, it is easy to run out of superlatives for a gig as good as this and I defy anyone to emerge disappointed by what they have seen and heard - these guys are in danger of setting themselves some impossibly high standards.
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