HyperDic: disappointment

English > 2 senses of the word disappointment:
NOUNfeelingdisappointment, letdowna feeling of dissatisfaction that results when your expectations are not realized
actdisappointment, dashing hopesan act (or failure to act) that disappoints someone
disappointment > pronunciation
Soundsdih.sahpoy'ntmahnt
Rhymesabandonment ... wonderment: 671 rhymes with ahnt...
English > disappointment: 2 senses > noun 1, feeling
MeaningA feeling of dissatisfaction that results when your expectations are not realized.
Example"his hopes were so high he was doomed to disappointment"
Synonymletdown
Narrowerfrustration, defeatThe feeling that accompanies an experience of being thwarted in attaining your goals
BroaderdissatisfactionThe feeling of being displeased and discontent
Spanishchasco, decepción, desilusión, disgusto
Catalandecepció, desengany, desil·lusió
Verbsdisappointfail to meet the hopes or expectations of
English > disappointment: 2 senses > noun 2, act
MeaningAn act (or failure to act) that disappoints someone.
Synonymdashing hopes
BroaderfailureAn unexpected omission
Catalandecepció, desengany, desil·lusió
Verbsdisappointfail to meet the hopes or expectations of

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