from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Thwarted in hope, desire, or expectation.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Defeated of expectation or hope; let down.
  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of disappoint.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Defeated of expectation or hope; balked.
  • adj. Unprepared; unequipped.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Baffled; balked; thwarted; frustrated: as, a disappointed man; disappointed hopes.
  • Not appointed or prepared; unprepared or ill-prepared.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. disappointingly unsuccessful


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