Definition of dissapointment
1. disappointment [ n ] a feeling of dissatisfaction that results when your expectations are not realized
Examples: "his hopes were so high he was doomed to disappointment"
(Joyce O. Hertzler, American Social Institutions;...)
The belief in immortality , where held , functions as a redress for the ills and disappointments of the here_and_now .
(Guy Bolton, The Olympians....)
Only Mary 's praise sustained him in his disappointment .
(Frieda Arkin, "The Light of the Sea," in The...)
Meeting it without preparation as they did , robbed of anticipation , a common disappointment seized them .Synonyms disappointment letdown Related Terms dissatisfaction frustration disappoint
2. disappointment [ n ] an act (or failure to act) that disappoints someoneUsed in print:
(The New York Times,...)
Despite countless barriers and disappointments , Shea moved forward .Synonyms disappointment dashing_hopes disappointing Related Terms failure disappoint
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