To disappoint

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Definition

to disappoint: to dissatisfy; to surprise in a bad way
verb
I worked really hard but still failed the exam; I'm so disappointed.

to be disappointed (in, by something, someone): to feel unhappy (with someone, somthing) because they are / it is not as good as you hoped or expected
verb
She said she would be here at 8pm, it's almost 8.30pm now. I'm so disappointed in her.

Examples

  • "You sound disappointed."
  • "That's disappointing."
  • "If you want a completely different view on management, I'm sure you won't be disappointed!"
  • "Steffi : You are not too disappointed I hope."
  • "Hannah : You sound disappointed, Philip."
  • "At our spacious and tranquil retreat, you will find a solution for all your earthly problems. Whether you have a serious alcohol or drug addiction, a troubled marriage, or are just severely disappointed in your gay children, we have a program for you!"
  • "Firstly, I must say that I'm disappointed in you."
  • "Bruno : The au pair's going to be disappointed."
  • "Mr. Ripley, you won't be disappointed."
  • "I'm disappointed."

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