disappointment · noun /ˌdɪs.əˈpɔɪnt.mənt/Full view
Nouns: disappointment
Adjectives: disappointed, disappointing
Verbs: disappoint
disappointment (FEELING)
B1 U the feeling of being disappointed
Dictionary examples:

Book early to avoid disappointment.

To my (great) disappointment, he decided to leave.

Learner example:

However, to my disappointment, the restaurant was closed because it was being redecorated. (First Certificate in English; B2; Chinese)

disappointment (PERSON/THING)
B1 C something or someone that disappoints you
Dictionary examples:

The party turned out to be a big / huge / great disappointment.

I'm afraid I've been a disappointment to my parents.

Learner example:

It was all a big disappointment! (First Certificate in English; B2; Dutch)

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