disappointed


disappointed
adj.
VERBS
be, feel, look, seem, sound
leave sb

The decision left them very disappointed.

ADVERB
extremely, fairly, very, etc.
bitterly, deeply, desperately (BrE), greatly, hugely (esp. BrE), sadly, sorely, terribly

I was bitterly disappointed when I didn't get into college.

If you think I'll agree to that, then you're going to be sadly disappointed.

almost

He seemed almost disappointed when I agreed to go.

a little, slightly, etc.
mildly
clearly, obviously
visibly
genuinely

Jerry sounded genuinely disappointed.

PREPOSITION
about

I'm disappointed about John not coming.

at

They're disappointed at the result.

by

I was slightly disappointed by her attitude.

in

He's disappointed in his daughter.

with

We're disappointed with the new car.

Disappointed is used with these nouns: ↑expectation, ↑look

Collocations dictionary. 2013.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Disappointed — Single par Electronic Sortie 22 juin 1992 Durée 21 min 06 s …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Disappointed — Dis ap*point ed, a. 1. Defeated of expectation or hope; balked; as, a disappointed person or hope. [1913 Webster] 2. Unprepared; unequipped. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] Cut off even in the blossoms of my sin, Unhouseled, disappointed, unaneled. Shak.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • disappointed — adjective crestfallen, dashed, defeated, dejected, despondent, discontented, discouraged, disenchanted, disgruntled, disillusioned, displeased, dissatisfied, distressed, foiled, forlorn, frustrated, letdown, put out, successless, thwarted,… …   Law dictionary

  • disappointed — 1550s, pp. adj. from DISAPPOINT (Cf. disappoint). Related: Disappointedly …   Etymology dictionary

  • disappointed — [adj] let down, saddened aghast, balked, beaten, chapfallen, complaining, crestfallen, defeated, depressed, despondent, disconcerted, discontented, discouraged, disenchanted, disgruntled, disillusioned, dissatisfied, distressed, down, downcast,… …   New thesaurus

  • disappointed — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ sad or displeased because one s hopes or expectations have not been fulfilled. DERIVATIVES disappointedly adverb …   English terms dictionary

  • Disappointed — For the 1989 Public Image Ltd. single, see Disappointed (song). Disappointed Single by Electronic B side Idiot Country Two …   Wikipedia

  • disappointed — adj. 1) deeply disappointed 2) disappointed about, at, in, with (disappointed at/with the results; I was disappointed in/with him) 3) disappointed to + inf. (she was disappointed to learn that she had failed the course) 4) disappointed that +… …   Combinatory dictionary

  • disappointed — adjective 1 sad because something you hoped for did not happen, or because someone or something was not as good as you expected: Dad seemed more disappointed than angry. (+ about): Nathan s really disappointed about not being able to go. |… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • disappointed — dis|ap|point|ed [ˌdısəˈpɔıntıd] adj unhappy because something you hoped for did not happen, or because someone or something was not as good as you expected ▪ Dad seemed more disappointed than angry. ▪ disappointed customers disappointed… …   Dictionary of contemporary English


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