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Synonyms for disappointment
ˌdɪs əˈpɔɪnt məntdis·ap·point·ment

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English Synonyms and Antonyms3.5 / 2 votes

  1. disappointment

    Chagrin unites disappointment with some degree of humiliation. A rainy day may bring disappointment; needless failure in some enterprise brings chagrin. Shame involves the consciousness of fault, guilt, or impropriety; chagrin of failure of judgment, or harm to reputation. A consciousness that one has displayed his own ignorance will cause him mortification, however worthy his intent; if there was a design to deceive, the exposure will cover him with shame.

    Synonyms:
    chagrin, confusion, discomposure, dismay, humiliation, mortification, shame, vexation

    Antonyms:
    delight, exultation, glory, rejoicing, triumph

    Preposition:
    He felt deep chagrin at (because of, on account of) failure.

Princeton's WordNet0.0 / 0 votes

  1. disappointment, letdownnoun

    a feeling of dissatisfaction that results when your expectations are not realized

    "his hopes were so high he was doomed to disappointment"

    Synonyms:
    dashing hopes, letdown

  2. disappointment, dashing hopesnoun

    an act (or failure to act) that disappoints someone

    Synonyms:
    dashing hopes, letdown

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  1. bad news

    Submitted by anonymous on July 12, 2020  

Dictionary of English Synonymes5.0 / 1 vote

  1. disappointmentnoun

    Synonyms:
    failure, miscarriage, frustration, ill success, want of success

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words0.0 / 0 votes

  1. disappointmentnoun

    Synonyms:
    frustration, dissatisfaction, balking, defeat, nonsuccess

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How to use disappointment in a sentence?

  1. Barbara Lee:

    You feel some disappointment only with the institutional barriers that I recognized that were out there during this campaign. I'm really disappointed in that, knowing this was an uphill battle.

  2. Christian Odendahl:

    If you limit this along national lines, it would clearly be a disappointment because it would show quite starkly that the ECB is running up against its limits, draghi knows that the announcement itself will be the most important thing. I hope he is bold.

  3. Alice Walker:

    Expect nothing. Live frugally On surprise. become a stranger To need of pity Or, if compassion be freely Given out Take only enough Stop short of urge to plead Then purge away the need. Wish for nothing larger Than your own small heart Or greater than a star; Tame wild disappointment With caress unmoved and cold Make of it a parka For your soul. Discover the reason why So tiny human midget Exists at all So scared unwise But expect nothing. Live frugally On surprise.

  4. Adam Schiff:

    From the public, you might think its okay that there was only disappointment after that meeting [at the Trump Tower] was that the dirt they received on Hillary Clinton wasnt better, you might think thats okay. I think its immoral. I think its unethical. I think its unpatriotic. And yes, I think its corrupt and evidence of collusion.

  5. Janai Nelson:

    My first reaction was disbelief and disappointment, in a case with this much significance, for a Supreme Court justice to make comments that amplify the myth of racial inferiority, is deeply disheartening.


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