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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a trip made at another's expense

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