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disappointment

noun
     
dis‧ap‧point‧ment
1 [uncountable] a feeling of unhappiness because something is not as good as you expected, or has not happened in the way you hoped:
He could see the disappointment in her eyes.
to somebody's (great) disappointment
To Edward's disappointment, Gina never turned up at the party.
disappointment at/with/over etc
the managers' disappointment with the results
Several people expressed disappointment at the delay.
disappointment that
her disappointment that she hadn't been picked
2 [countable] someone or something that is not as good as you hoped or expected:
The movie was kind of a disappointment.
great/bitter disappointment
The loss was a bitter disappointment.
disappointment to
She felt she was a disappointment to her family.
disappointment for
The team's performance has been a disappointment for the fans.

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