Disappointment

Definition of Disappointment

Dis`ap`point´ment
n.1.The act of disappointing, or the state of being disappointed; defeat or failure of expectation or hope; miscarriage of design or plan; frustration.
If we hope for things of which we have not thoroughly considered the value, our disappointment will be greater than our pleasure in the fruition of them.
- Addison.
In disappointment thou canst bless.
- Keble.
2.That which disappoints.

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Faustianism, awakening, ban, blackball, blackballing, blighted hope, blow, calamity, chagrin, cold comfort, complaint, dashed hopes, debunking, dejection, depression, dim view, disagreement, disapprobation, disapproval, disaster, discontent, discontentedness, discontentment, disenchantment, disesteem, disfavor, disgruntlement, disillusion, disillusionment, displeasure, disrespect, dissatisfiedness, dissent, distaste, distress, divine discontent, enlightenment, envy, exclusion, failure, fiasco, fizzle, frustration, hope deferred, ill humor, indignation, low estimation, low opinion, mortification, objection, opposition, opposure, ostracism, peevishness, petulance, protest, querulousness, rebelliousness, regret, rejection, resentment, restiveness, restlessness, return to reality, rude awakening, sourness, sulkiness, thumbs-down, undeception, uneasiness, unfulfillment, unhappiness, unpleasure, unsatisfaction, unspelling, vexation of spirit
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