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disappointedadjective

uk   /ˌdɪs.əˈpɔɪn.tɪd/ us   /ˌdɪs.əˈpɔɪn.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 left. If you're expecting Dad to let you borrow his car, you're going to be sorely disappointed.

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disappointedly
adverb uk   /ˌdɪs.əˈpɔɪn.tɪd.li/ us   /ˌdɪs.əˈpɔɪn.t̬ɪd.li/
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disappointedadjective

us   /ˌdɪs·əˈpɔɪn·tɪd/
unhappy or discouraged because your hopes or expectations about something or someone were not satisfied: Obviously, we were disappointed in the jury’s verdict. I’m disappointed by the way our team played today. [+ to infinitive] We were extremely disappointed to receive this information.
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