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English definition of “disappointment”


noun [C/U]    /ˌdɪs·əˈpɔɪnt·mənt/
the unhappiness or discouragement that results when your hopes or expectations have not been satisfied , or someone or something that is not as good as you had hoped or expected : [U] Her disappointment showed on her face . [C] After two losing seasons , we felt he was a disappointment as a coach .
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