disappointed at

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disappointed at (someone or something)

Disheartened or upset by someone or something. I know that my parents are very disappointed at my report card this semester.
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Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

disappointed at someone or something

 and disappointed in someone or something
becoming sad because of someone or something. I am really disappointed at what you did. I am very disappointed in you. That was a terrible thing to do. They were disappointed in the outcome.
See also: disappointed
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Connie Mack (R-FL), who had introduced legislation to give Elian US citizenship, said he was disappointed in Moore's ruling because the boy "was trying to flee an oppressive regime." With the citizenship bill faltering in the Senate, Mack and others introduced an alternative bill to give US residency to Elian and his family in Cuba.
TEI is disappointed in the Committee's draft recommendation concerning the use of safe harbors.