Definition of 'disappointment'

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Example sentences containing 'disappointment'

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It is a big disappointment but important to keep our head clear. The Sun (2016)That moment was extremely dangerous and my disappointment turned into great fury and anger. Times, Sunday Times (2016)This was a huge disappointment because he was well on his way to a great career in the navy. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It's a big disappointment because in the first half we showed some very good things. Times, Sunday Times (2016)England's spinners were once again a big disappointment. The Sun (2016)A big disappointment is the continued stamp duty surcharge. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Gentlemen, you have proved a great disappointment to Madonna. Times, Sunday Times (2016)PS One of the great disappointments of recent years has been the failure of manufacturing industry to sustain a recovery worthy of the name. Times, Sunday Times (2016)There is just this sense of not being happy and huge disappointment. Times, Sunday Times (2012)To his great disappointment the show was cancelled after eight episodes with no explanation. Times, Sunday Times (2015)But this relationship is the one big disappointment in the film. Christianity Today (2000)This will be packed so be sure to arrive early to avoid disappointment. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Will only lead to massive disappointment back at the hotel room. The Sun (2009)We can see his disappointment and frustration. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Why then this feeling of vague disappointment? Tepper, Sheri S. A Plague of Angels (1993)They planted them with high hopes of success but mostly they found only bitter disappointment. Christy Campbell PHYLLOXERA: How Wine was Saved for the World (2004)There is huge disappointment but no crisis. The Sun (2014)The offer proved immensely popular last year so please book early to avoid disappointment. The Sun (2008)The resulting disappointment and frustration hung in the air within our house. Times, Sunday Times (2014)They all told me about their bitter disappointment. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Spaces are limited so book early to avoid disappointment. The Sun (2016)What a massive disappointment for all football fans. The Sun (2016)The incident overshadowed a day of disappointment and frustration for both countries. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Some reports suggest his mood is one of bitter disappointment. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Their misery has been my biggest disappointment and they will compete in the third tier for a sixth consecutive season. Times, Sunday Times (2016)He has been a big disappointment. Times, Sunday Times (2011)The problem is that expectations were too high, so the disappointment was great. Times, Sunday Times (2014)He admitted: 'It was a disappointment. The Sun (2007)

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Translations for 'disappointment'

British English: disappointment /ˌdɪsəˈpɔɪntmənt/ NOUN
Disappointment is the state of feeling sad because something has not happened or because something is not as good as you hoped it would be.
Book your ticket early to avoid disappointment.
  • American English: disappointment
  • Arabic: خَيْبَةُ أَمَل
  • Brazilian Portuguese: decepção
  • Chinese: 扫兴
  • Croatian: razočarenje
  • Czech: zklamání
  • Danish: skuffelse
  • Dutch: teleurstelling
  • European Spanish: decepción
  • Finnish: pettymys
  • French: déception
  • German: Enttäuschung
  • Greek: απογοήτευση
  • Italian: delusione
  • Japanese: 失望
  • Korean: 실망
  • Norwegian: skuffelse
  • Polish: rozczarowanie
  • European Portuguese: deceção
  • Romanian: dezamăgire
  • Russian: разочарование
  • Spanish: decepción
  • Swedish: besvikelse
  • Thai: ความผิดหวัง
  • Turkish: düş kırıklığı
  • Ukrainian: розчарування
  • Vietnamese: sự thất vọng


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