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Synonyms of disappointment in English:


  • 1 members expressed disappointment at the decision
    sadness, regret, dismay, sorrow;
    dispiritedness, despondency, heavy-heartedness, depression;
    distress, mortification, chagrin;
    displeasure, discontent, dissatisfaction, disgruntlement
    [Antonyms] satisfaction, happiness
  • 2 he agreed that the recent defeats against Norway and the USA had been bitter disappointments
    misfortune, setback, blow, reversal, stroke of bad luck, body blow, one in the eye;
    fiasco, disaster, catastrophe, mess, debacle;
    British  damp squib
    informal flop, dud, washout, non-starter, lead balloon
    [Antonyms] success
  • 3 the disappointment of the high hopes invested in reform
    defeat, failure, lack of success
    [Antonyms] fulfilment
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