To his credit, my son was bewildered, embarrassed, and disappointed. He wasn‘t used to being passed over for academic recognition.
There had been some barley and wheat together, but, to my great disappointment, I found afterwards that the rats had eaten or spoil'd it all
"Oh,use your loaf"I shouted,His incomprehension was beginning to get me down.
"Damn it:Used to express anger, irritation, contempt, or disappointment."
"despondency:Depression of spirits from loss of hope, confidence, or courage; dejection."
"chagrin:a keen feeling of mental unease, as of annoyance or embarrassment, caused by failure, disappointment, or a disconcerting event."
"One thing is sure, he won't let you down."
He asked what anniversary it was, and she replied disappointedly, "How could you have forgotten!
Now...come on, han, old buddy. Don't let me down
Then shrinking down on her breast, and recovering somewhat his effrontery while she lay dazed, disappointed, lost.
Never say die.
to sb.'s disappointment
never say die
be deceived in one's hopes