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Feeling disappointed

disappointed

adjective

unhappy because something that you hoped for or expected did not happen or because someone or something was not as good as you expected

disillusioned

adjective

disappointed because you have discovered that someone or something is not as good as you had believed

dismayed

adjective

very upset, disappointed, or annoyed about something surprising or shocking that has happened

inconsolable

adjective

so unhappy or disappointed that no one can make you feel better

disenchanted

adjective

disappointed and no longer enthusiastic about someone or something

disgruntled

adjective

disappointed and annoyed about something

crestfallen

adjective

sad and disappointed, especially when something has not succeeded

bitter

adjective

feeling angry or upset because of a bad experience, especially when you think that you have been treated unfairly

dissatisfied

adjective

annoyed because something is not as good as you expected it to be

discontented

adjective

not satisfied with something

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