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disappointment /ˌdɪsəˈpɔɪntmənt/ noun

یاس ، ناامیدی ، نومیدی ، دلشکستگی
- frustration, chagrin, discontent, discouragement, disenchantment, disillusionment, dissatisfaction, regret
- letdown, blow, calamity, choker (informal), misfortune, setback

[TahlilGaran] English Synonym Dictionary

disappointment /ˌdɪsəˈpɔɪntmənt/ noun
[Word Family: adjective: disappointed, disappointing; verb: disappoint; noun: disappointment; adverb: disappointingly]

1. [uncountable] a feeling of unhappiness because something is not as good as you expected, or has not happened in the way you hoped:
He could see the disappointment in her eyes.
to sb’s (great) disappointment
To Edward’s disappointment, Gina never turned up at the party.
disappointment at/with/over etc
the managers’ disappointment with the results
Several people expressed disappointment at the delay.
disappointment that
her disappointment that she hadn’t been picked
She hid her bitter disappointment.

2. [countable] someone or something that is not as good as you hoped or expected:
The movie was kind of a disappointment.
great/bitter disappointment
The loss was a bitter disappointment.
disappointment to
She felt she was a disappointment to her family.
disappointment for
The team’s performance has been a disappointment for the fans.

[TahlilGaran] Dictionary of Contemporary English

I. sadness because sth has not happened, etc.
ADJ. bitter, considerable, deep, great, intense, sharp | slight | obvious
VERB + DISAPPOINTMENT be aware of, feel He was aware of sharp disappointment and betrayal. She couldn't quite conceal the deep disappointment she felt.
express, voice | betray His voice betrayed his disappointment.
bite back, conceal, cover, hide, mask He bit back his disappointment. Her laugh covered her disappointment.
feign He feigned disappointment. Secretly, he was mightily relieved. | avoid To avoid disappointment, we recommend you book your holiday early.
be doomed to The scheme was doomed to disappointment.
share I know you will share our disappointment at the lack of progress on this issue.
DISAPPOINTMENT + VERB show He let his disappointment show.
grip sb, surge through sb Disappointment gripped her.
PREP. to your ~ To her disappointment, they didn't go through Oxford but skirted round it.
~ at Paul couldn't hide his disappointment at not being asked to the party.
~ over Campaigners have voiced disappointment over the government's decision.
PHRASES a feeling/sense of disappointment, tears of disappointment

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary

II. sb/sth that is disappointing
ADJ. big, bitter, considerable, crushing, grave, great, huge, major, sad, serious, severe, terrible I'm afraid I was a sad disappointment to my mother.
slight | inevitable | personal
VERB + DISAPPOINTMENT have She's had a lot of disappointments in the past.
come as This news has come as a disappointment to local business leaders.
DISAPPOINTMENT + VERB come, follow sth His second disappointment came last year when he failed to get selected for the first team.
await sb A terrible disappointment awaited them.
PREP. ~ for The cancellation of the tour was a great disappointment for the many fans of the band.
~ to It was a big disappointment to us when she left.

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary


great/huge/deep disappointment
There was great disappointment when we lost the game.
bitter disappointment (=feeling disappointed in a very unhappy and upset way)
The fans felt bitter disappointment at England's failure to qualify for the finals.
express disappointment
The US expressed disappointment at the outcome of the talks.
hide your disappointment (also conceal your disappointment formal)
She turned away quickly to hide her disappointment.
avoid disappointment
We recommend you book early to avoid disappointment.
be doomed to disappointment (=be sure to be disappointed)
If you expect too much, you will be doomed to disappointment.
share somebody's disappointment
We all shared her disappointment in failing to get the job.
a sense/feeling of disappointment
For days he couldn't get over his sense of deep disappointment.
a look of disappointment
She didn't attempt to hide the look of disappointment on her face.
a twinge of disappointment (=a small feeling of disappointment)
She felt a twinge of disappointment at not getting first prize.

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary

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