disappointed

[ dis-uh-poin-tid ]
/ ˌdɪs əˈpɔɪn tɪd /

adjective

depressed or discouraged by the failure of one's hopes or expectations: a disappointed suitor.
Obsolete. inadequately appointed; ill-equipped.

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Origin of disappointed

First recorded in 1545–55; disappoint + -ed2

OTHER WORDS FROM disappointed

dis·ap·point·ed·ly, adverbun·dis·ap·point·ed, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for disappointed

disappointed
/ (ˌdɪsəˈpɔɪntɪd) /

adjective

saddened by the failure of an expectation, etc

Derived forms of disappointed

disappointedly, adverb
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