a feeling of dissatisfaction that results when your expectations are not realized
"his hopes were so high he was doomed to disappointment"
disappointment, dashing hopes(noun)
an act (or failure to act) that disappoints someone
English Synonyms and Antonyms
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.
He felt deep chagrin at (because of, on account of) failure.
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How to use disappointment in a sentence?
Damned to continued disappointment are they who dream only of their own happiness over that of others.
For years, we black nerds felt caught between white folks' expectations that we'd be cooler and black folks' disappointment that we're clearly not.
There is enormous disappointment with the way the government has been working.
It is with great disappointment and regret that after having the privilege of writing and performing the music of The Black Crowes over the last 24 years, I find myself in the position of saying that the band has broken up.
It has been a whirlwind of disappointment and I'm trying to stay optimistic, but when we decided we would be committing to tuition costs, it was with the understanding I would be getting the full benefit of the resources on campus and be with my peers. The classes are a small part of what you are paying for.
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- خيبة أملArabic
- разочарова́ние, неприя́тностBulgarian
- briseadh-dùil, mealladh-dùilScottish Gaelic
- 실망, 失望Korean
- നിരാശ, ഇച്ഛാഭംഗംMalayalam
- teleurstelling, tegenvaller, tegenslagDutch
- vonbrot, vonbrott, skuffelseNorwegian Nynorsk
- rozczarowanie, zawódPolish
- dezamăgire, decepțieRomanian
- неприя́тность, разочарова́ниеRussian
- razočarenje, разочарењеSerbo-Croatian
- thất vọng, sự, 失望Vietnamese
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