a feeling of dissatisfaction that results when your expectations are not realized
"his hopes were so high he was doomed to disappointment"
disappointment, dashing hopes(noun)
an act (or failure to act) that disappoints someone
The emotion felt when a strongly held expectation is not met.
Choking back his disappointment after his own team's splendid wins against Liverpool and Aston Villa, he said: "I've got to be humble and say we were beaten by a very good side." uE000177698uE001 Today, News Group Newspapers Ltd, 1992
A circumstance in which a strongly held expectation is not met.
the act of disappointing, or the state of being disappointed; defeat or failure of expectation or hope; miscarriage of design or plan; frustration
that which disappoints
Disappointment is the feeling of dissatisfaction that follows the failure of expectations or hopes to manifest. Similar to regret, it differs in that a person feeling regret focuses primarily on the personal choices that contributed to a poor outcome, while a person feeling disappointment focuses on the outcome itself. It is a source of psychological stress. The study of disappointment—its causes, impact, and the degree to which individual decisions are motivated by a desire to avoid it—is a focus in the field of decision analysis, as disappointment is one of two primary emotions involved in decision-making.
The Roycroft Dictionary
1. The cradle of the ideal. 2. The skeleton of Purpose and the skull and crossbones of Desire. 3. A feeling in regard to the past that comes to every one on the Thirty-first of each December. 4. The final issue of any act begun yesterday, today or tomorrow. 5. The original road to Damascus and Horeb. 6. An alluvium deposited by the waves of Time in the human soul, and which becomes the basis of psychological Mont Blancs.
British National Corpus
Rank popularity for the word 'disappointment' in Nouns Frequency: #2071
The numerical value of disappointment in Chaldean Numerology is: 6
The numerical value of disappointment in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4
I think what we're seeing here is probably a bit of short-covering and bargain-hunting, just trading against the news, even though the results were disappointing, the stocks had been pretty solidly hammered already. I suspect there was already substantial disappointment already priced in.
I don't know what you're passing through now or what is passing through you presently, it could be a setback, an ordeal, a disappointment or stuffs like that. Notwithstanding, never give up. Rather, hang on and hang in there i.e. be/remain persistent and hopeful no matter what happens. For, things will sooner or later turn out for the better, even beyond your expectation and imagination. ~Emeasoba George
Maturity is a bitter disappointment for which no remedy exists, unless laughter can be said to remedy anything.
The market is expressing its disappointment, but this is a short-term tantrum.
My mindset right now is just disappointment after today's game, i kind of need to process this game and we'll meet tomorrow, kind of need to process this game, so I'm disappointed right now.
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- خيبة أملArabic
- разочарова́ние, неприя́тностBulgarian
- briseadh-dùil, mealladh-dùilScottish Gaelic
- 실망, 失望Korean
- നിരാശ, ഇച്ഛാഭംഗംMalayalam
- teleurstelling, tegenvaller, tegenslagDutch
- vonbrot, vonbrott, skuffelseNorwegian Nynorsk
- rozczarowanie, zawódPolish
- dezamăgire, decepțieRomanian
- неприя́тность, разочарова́ниеRussian
- razočarenje, разочарењеSerbo-Croatian
- thất vọng, sự, 失望Vietnamese
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