What is another word for disappointment?

Synonyms for disappointment
ˌdɪs əˈpɔɪnt mənt

This thesaurus page is about all possible synonyms, equivalent, same meaning and similar words for the term disappointment.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. disappointment, letdown(noun)

    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 hopes(noun)

    an act (or failure to act) that disappoints someone

    Synonyms:
    dashing hopes, letdown

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  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.

Editors Contribution

  1. bad news

    Submitted by anonymous on July 12, 2020  

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. disappointment(n.)

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

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. disappointment(n)

    Synonyms:
    frustration, dissatisfaction, balking, defeat, nonsuccess

How to pronounce disappointment?

Alex
US English
Daniel
British
Karen
Australian
Veena
Indian

How to say disappointment in sign language?

Words popularity by usage frequency

rankingword
#7453confusion
#8184shame
#9704disappointed
#12121regret
#12132humiliation
#13243frustration
#15524deception
#15535disappointment
#27687dissatisfaction
#32460discontent
#33345dismay
#44579bummer
#44943chagrin
#48141displeasure
#61088disillusionment
#67228mortification
#70526letdown
#73210discouragement
#90788disenchantment
#100265vexation
#109571disillusion

How to use disappointment in a sentence?

  1. Cometan:

    Damned to continued disappointment are they who dream only of their own happiness over that of others.

  2. Eric Deggans:

    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.

  3. Cathy McGowan:

    There is enormous disappointment with the way the government has been working.

  4. Rich Robinson:

    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.

  5. Lucy Tu:

    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.

Images & Illustrations of disappointment

  1. disappointment
    disappointment
    disappointment
    disappointment
    disappointment

Translations for disappointment

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

Get even more translations for disappointment »

Translation

Find a translation for the disappointment synonym in other languages:

Select another language:

  • - Select -
  • 简体中文 (Chinese - Simplified)
  • 繁體中文 (Chinese - Traditional)
  • Español (Spanish)
  • Esperanto (Esperanto)
  • 日本語 (Japanese)
  • Português (Portuguese)
  • Deutsch (German)
  • العربية (Arabic)
  • Français (French)
  • Русский (Russian)
  • ಕನ್ನಡ (Kannada)
  • 한국어 (Korean)
  • עברית (Hebrew)
  • Gaeilge (Irish)
  • Українська (Ukrainian)
  • اردو (Urdu)
  • Magyar (Hungarian)
  • मानक हिन्दी (Hindi)
  • Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Italiano (Italian)
  • தமிழ் (Tamil)
  • Türkçe (Turkish)
  • తెలుగు (Telugu)
  • ภาษาไทย (Thai)
  • Tiếng Việt (Vietnamese)
  • Čeština (Czech)
  • Polski (Polish)
  • Bahasa Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Românește (Romanian)
  • Nederlands (Dutch)
  • Ελληνικά (Greek)
  • Latinum (Latin)
  • Svenska (Swedish)
  • Dansk (Danish)
  • Suomi (Finnish)
  • فارسی (Persian)
  • ייִדיש (Yiddish)
  • հայերեն (Armenian)
  • Norsk (Norwegian)
  • English (English)

Discuss these disappointment synonyms with the community:

0 Comments


    Citation

    Use the citation below to add these synonyms to your bibliography:

    Style:MLAChicagoAPA

    "disappointment." Synonyms.com. STANDS4 LLC, 2021. Web. 6 May 2021. <https://www.synonyms.com/synonym/disappointment>.

    Are we missing a good synonym for disappointment?

    Browse Synonyms.com

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Chrome

    Get instant synonyms for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Firefox

    Get instant synonyms for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

    Quiz

    Are you a human thesaurus?

    »
    Which of the following terms is an antonym of "miserable"?
    • A. misfortunate
    • B. pathetic
    • C. comfy
    • D. measly

    Nearby & related entries:

    Alternative searches for disappointment: