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disappointed

adjective uk   /ˌdɪs.əˈpɔɪn.tɪd/ us    /-t̬ɪd/
B1 unhappy because someone or something was not as good as you hoped or expected, or because something did not happen: We were deeply disappointed at/about the result. His parents were bitterly disappointed in/with him. [+ (that)] She was disappointed (that) they hadn't phoned. [+ to infinitive] He was disappointed to find they'd already gone. If you're expecting Dad to let you borrow his car, you're going to be sorely disappointed.
disappointedly
adverb uk   /-li/ us  
(Definition of disappointed from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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