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disappointment

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of disappointment

  1. 1 the emotion felt when one's expectations are not met <we felt keen disappointment when our offer on the house was rejected> Synonyms dismay, dissatisfaction, frustration, letdown Related Words crestfallenness, discontent, discontentedness, discontentment, disgruntlement, displeasure; disenchantment, disillusionment; blues, dejectedness, dejection, depression, desolateness, desolation, despondency, disconsolateness, distress, doldrums, dolefulness, dolor, downheartedness, dreariness, dumps, gloom, gloominess, joylessness, melancholy, mopes, oppression, sadness, sorrow, unhappiness; chagrin, discomfiture Near Antonyms fulfillment (or fulfilment); bliss, felicity, gladness, happiness, joy Antonyms content, contentedness, contentment, gratification, satisfaction

  2. 2 something that disappoints <after all the publicity and high expectations, the sequel to the movie blockbuster was a huge disappointment> Synonyms bringdown, bummer, letdown Related Words anticlimax, failure, fiasco, fizzle; lemon, loser Near Antonyms success, winner; relief





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