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disappointment

noun

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1 the emotion felt when one's expectations are not met
  • we felt keen disappointment when our offer on the house was rejected

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2 something that disappoints
  • after all the publicity and high expectations, the sequel to the movie blockbuster was a huge disappointment

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The first known use of disappointment was in 1577

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“Disappointment.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/disappointment. Accessed 22 Jan. 2021.

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