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English definition of “disappointed”

disappointed

adjective     /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.Feeling sad and unhappy disappointedly     /-li/ adverb Feeling sad and unhappy
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