What does the word disappointment mean?

Usage examples for disappointment

  1. The little girl soon therefore got over her slight disappointment at Miss Nelson's choice not having been the same as her own. – The Children of Wilton Chase by Mrs. L. T. Meade
  2. Winifred was not a woman who could bear disappointment. – Alexander's Bridge and The Barrel Organ by Willa Cather and Alfred Noyes
  3. In her turn Corona was silent and a look of disappointment came into her face. – Don Orsino by F. Marion Crawford