Definition of Disappointed

1. Adjective. Disappointingly unsuccessful. "His best efforts were thwarted"

Exact synonyms: Defeated, Discomfited, Foiled, Frustrated, Thwarted
Similar to: Unsuccessful
Derivative terms: Discomfited



Definition of Disappointed

1. a. Defeated of expectation or hope; balked; as, a disappointed person or hope.

Definition of Disappointed

1. Adjective. Defeated of expectation or hope; let down. ¹

2. Verb. (past of disappoint) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Disappointed

1. disappoint [v] - See also: disappoint

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Disappointed

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disapparelling
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disappearance
disappearances
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disappearing bone disease
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disapply
disappoint
disappointed (current term)
disappointedly
disappointer
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disappreciate
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disappreciates
disappreciating
disapprobation

Literary usage of Disappointed

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Life on the Mississippi by Mark Twain (2000)
"He deeply disappointed a number of children who had flocked eagerly to Mr. Cable's house to get a glimpse of the illustrious sage and oracle of the nation's ..."

2. Sesame and Lilies by John Ruskin (1888)
"Because it has disappointed them, they think its nature is of ... The more that my life disappointed me, the more solemn and wonderful it became to me. ..."

3. A Girl of the Limberlost by Gene Stratton-Porter (1909)
"... ARE disappointed, AND MRS. COMSTOCK LEARNS THAT SHE CAN LAUGH WITH the first streak of red above the Limberlost Margaret Sinton was busy with the ..."

4. The Innocents Abroad, Or, The New Pilgrims' Progress: Being Some Account of by Mark Twain (1870)
"I had staid A disappointed AUDIENCE. there all that time, thinking may be he might, pretty soon, because he kept on raising his head up and letting it down, ..."

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