Examples of letdown in a Sentence
the museum exhibit was just so-so, and we returned home with a vague sense of letdown
the eagerly anticipated new movie starring our favorite actor turned out to be a big letdown
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Quite the surprising letdown for a corporation heralded for its exactitude, attention to detail and advertising acumen.
Beyond the immediate thrill of football being back, Week 1 was a bit of a letdown in the fantasy world.
What once looked like a hopeful situation has returned to one of letdown and disappointment.
If there were any doubts that the Bulldogs would suffer some sort of letdown against Florida, those concerns were quickly wiped away after Georgia scored 21 points on just eight offensive plays in the first quarter.
The Eagles avoided a letdown against the woeful 49ers and clobbered Kyle Shanahan’s rebuilding team, 33-10, Sunday at Lincoln Financial Field.
So for the Indians, who lost the World Series in dramatic fashion last season and have not won a title since 1948, the biggest objective will be to avoid a Dodgers-like letdown just as the postseason is arriving.
This privileging of the Big Scare over the deeper dread is a particular letdown coming from Muschietti, whose Mama was a far moodier, more evocative entrant in the genre.
Texas: What a letdown for a team that offered so much promise in the preseason, but looked more like a redux of 2016 on the field.
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First Known Use of letdown
Synonymsdismay, dissatisfaction, frustration, disappointment
Antonymscontent, contentedness, contentment, gratification, satisfaction
Related Wordscrestfallenness, 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 Antonymsfulfillment (or fulfilment); bliss, felicity, gladness, happiness, joy
Definition of let down
- felt her parents had let her down
- the plot lets you down at the end
- afraid of letting his father down
Examples of let down in a Sentence
with my poor performance I really felt that I had let my teammates down
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