disappointment


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Synonyms for disappointment

Synonyms for disappointment

unhappiness caused by the failure of one's hopes, desires, or expectations

Synonyms for disappointment

a feeling of dissatisfaction that results when your expectations are not realized

an act (or failure to act) that disappoints someone

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Grant, with a temper to love and be loved, must have gone with some regret from the scenes and people she had been used to; but the same happiness of disposition must in any place, and any society, secure her a great deal to enjoy, and she had again a home to offer Mary; and Mary had had enough of her own friends, enough of vanity, ambition, love, and disappointment in the course of the last half-year, to be in need of the true kindness of her sister's heart, and the rational tranquillity of her ways.
And being always with her, and always talking confidentially, and his feelings exactly in that favourable state which a recent disappointment gives, those soft light eyes could not be very long in obtaining the pre-eminence.
The indignities of stupidity, and the disappointments of selfish passion, can excite little pity.
Sometimes, after I had secured some one to teach me at night, I would find, much to my disappointment, that the teacher knew but little more than I did.
Once aboard he examined each new face minutely, evincing the same disappointment in each instance that had marked his scrutiny of the others.
She had devoted herself to him with some little sacrifices of self, only remembered now for their uselessness in saving her father the disappointment that sprang from his sanguine and one- idea'd temperament.
In the irritation and disgust of her walk hither, she had never noticed the situation of the cabin, as it nestled on the slope at the fringe of the woods; in the preoccupation of her disappointment and the mechanical putting away of her things, she had never looked once from the window of her room, or glanced backward out of the door that she had entered.
After all, why should she add to her other real disappointments by taking this absurd creature seriously?
I have been but half a friend to her; and if she were not to feel this disappointment so very much, I am sure I have not an idea of any body else who would be at all desirable for her;William CoxeOh
And in a letter to parents sent home on Monday night, widely shared on Facebook, executive headteacher Monica Walczak wrote it was an 'ideal opportunity' to help those children 'face disappointment and build resilience.
ISLAMABAD -- Leader of the House in Senate Raja Zafarul Haq Wednesday said US president Donald Trump proposed decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital would create uncertainty, unrest and disappointment in Muslims States specially in the Middle East.
For those facing a loss, going through a life transition, or wanting to learn how to stop setting so many expectations, "Expectation Hangover: Overcoming Disappointment in Work, Love, and Life" provides a treatment plan for how to process Expectation Hangovers on the emotional, mental, physical, and spiritual levels.
We will do just about anything to defend ourselves from one of the most uncomfortable emotional states around: Disappointment.
It is 15 years since Aston Villa reached an FA Cup final, and the defender still carries the disappointment.
THE trip to Dynamo Kiev was, quite simply, a massive disappointment.