disappointed


disappointed
/dɪsəˈpɔɪntəd/ (say disuh'poyntuhd)

verb
1. past tense and past participle of disappoint.
adjective
2. regretful due to one's expectations or wishes not being fulfilled.
phrase
3. be disappointed in, to experience regret arising from the failure of: to be disappointed in one's hopes.
4. be disappointed in someone, to experience regret that someone has not behaved as one would wish.

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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