disappointed

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

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

Nearby words

  1. disannul,
  2. disappear,
  3. disappearance,
  4. disapplication,
  5. disappoint,
  6. disappointing,
  7. disappointment,
  8. disappointment, cape,
  9. disapprobation,
  10. disapproval

Origin of disappointed

First recorded in 1545–55; disappoint + -ed2

Related formsdis·ap·point·ed·ly, adverbun·dis·ap·point·ed, adjective

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British Dictionary definitions for disappointedly

disappointed

/ (ˌdɪsəˈpɔɪntɪd) /

adjective

saddened by the failure of an expectation, etc
Derived Formsdisappointedly, adverb

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Word Origin and History for disappointedly

disappointed

adj.

1550s, past participle adjective from disappoint. Related: Disappointedly.

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