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

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

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With a stellar cast including Alison Bell, Duncan Fellows, Sacha Horler, Leon Ford, Lucy Durack, Celeste Barber, Leah Vandenberg, Xana Tang, Sarah Peirse and Noni Hazlehurst, The Letdown proves that being a parent can be both extreme and hilarious.
The Gas Letdown Generator is a technology that harnesses pressure on gas pipelines to produce low cost baseload electricity and offer optional cooling for customer requirements.
You could also, instead, conquer your own VCR, rent Jacques Tati's Playtime or Stanley Kubrick's Lolita, and spare yourself the letdown.
But let's face it, when the dust (or sand) settles, the post-war economic environment is going to bear a remarkable similarity to the pre-war market environment, and that may prove to be a bit of a letdown.
The RGS enhances this system, whereby a liquid-color drum is mounted on a self-calibrating weigh scale that continually reports the weight of the contents to the controller as a means of ensuring that the target letdown ratio is maintained.
The Gas Letdown Generator of Langson Energy produces green energy from wasted gas pressure at People's Gas pipeline in Chicago, Illinois.
The letdown can be thought of as a fourth step, one that can undo all the good work in the first three.
FORMULA One boss Bernie Ecclestone sats London's 2012 Olympics will be a massive letdown after Beijing - and would be better off scrapped.
USC's players have been warned about a letdown all week.
It has been a real letdown that we are in this position but if you are realistic you have to say it has just not happened on the pitch on a consistent basis.
When you consider the stairheid rammy when Jade's verruca was uncovered in the Big Brother house, it was a serious letdown.
Lucidene[TM] 202 - letdown vehicle for metallic pigments.
The resulting increase in tinctorial strength and high levels of jetness attainable are said to drastically reduce letdown ratios of conventional carbon black colorants, as well as coloring costs, shipping costs and colorant inventory space.
The format and arrangement by decade are identical in both Ibelings' books, but whereas, in the first, one was struck by the inexhaustible variety and profusion of talent, the sequel leaves one with a feeling of letdown.
It's a letdown," says Gray, "that we don't really have interesting [stellar] oscillations to analyze.