Example sentences for: disappointed

How can you use “disappointed” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • I was disappointed that there was no entry for Wilson Goode, the first black mayor of Philadelphia, or for Dick Allen, the first black superstar baseball player for the Phillies, who was traded to St. Louis in the deal that was to bring Curt Flood to Philadelphia, the deal that Flood used as a pretext for challenging the reserve clause.

  • I'm somewhat surprised our imminent demise has been ignored by the U.S. media, and entirely disappointed that the Post couldn't have come up with a headline like "Planet Earth--Fat Lady About To Sing."

  • Today's Washington Post has quotes from Y2K chatrooms about disappointed doom-expecters threatening to sue, but they have yet to read that law.

  • "[T]hose who hoped that the book would be like a royal mistress--flirty, flighty, zesty, yeasty--will be disappointed" (Julian Barnes, The New Yorker ). Unwittingly, some say, Kelley's dirt actually humanizes the starchy Windsors.

  • The WSJ reports that the result of a recent high-level U.S. military war game set in a conflict between India and Pakistan shocked and disappointed many of the Army officers participating: none of the U.S.' heavy divisions could get to the Indian subcontinent in time to have any effect on the war's outcome.


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