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"disappointed" in British English

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disappointedadjective

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 tofind they'd already ​left. If you're ​expecting Dad to ​let you ​borrow his ​car, you're going to be sorely disappointed.

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(Definition of disappointed from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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disappointedadjective

 us   /ˌdɪs·əˈpɔɪn·tɪd/
unhappy or ​discouraged because ​yourhopes or ​expectations about something or someone were not ​satisfied: Obviously, we were disappointed in the jury’s ​verdict. I’m disappointed by the way ​ourteamplayed today. [+ to infinitive] We were ​extremely disappointed to ​receive this ​information.
(Definition of disappointed from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “disappointed”
in Arabic مُخَيَّب الظَّنّ…
in Korean 실망한…
in Portuguese decepcionado, desapontado…
in Catalan decebut…
in Japanese がっかりした…
in Chinese (Simplified) 失望的,沮丧的…
in Turkish hal/düş kırıklığına uğramış, sükûtu hayale uğramış…
in Russian разочарованный…
in Chinese (Traditional) 失望的,沮喪的…
in Italian deluso…
in Polish rozczarowany…
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