from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Thwarted in hope, desire, or expectation.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Defeated of expectation or hope; let down.
- v. Simple past tense and past participle of disappoint.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Defeated of expectation or hope; balked.
- adj. Unprepared; unequipped.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Baffled; balked; thwarted; frustrated: as, a disappointed man; disappointed hopes.
- Not appointed or prepared; unprepared or ill-prepared.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. disappointingly unsuccessful
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The title disappointed, selling less than 40,000 copies.
But as Richmond whispered "Jackson's coming" and waited expectantly for his lightning attack to flash, there was something ominous in Ewell's choice of the word "disappointed."
In 1992, Carl was again disappointed when his application for membership at the prestigious National Academy of Sciences was denied.
Chance of my grandmother being once again disappointed in her Yankees: higher.
However, who else they disappointed is of no consequence if the expectations were unrealistic to begin with.
But to dismiss the entire corpus of horror, fantasy and spirituality because one prime time show disappointed is just lazy criticism.
They've now sent their fans home disappointed from a postseason game 10 straight times.
She looks visibly disappointed, is thinking this will never fly with the Louboutins I've been considering buying.
Though, Assange was again disappointed in the way the paper reported on the material.
Dr. FENTON: Well, we are not surprised, but we remain disappointed because this is clear evidence that we're continuing to fail in the fight against HIV with gay and bisexual men.