Associations to the word «Disappointment»
DISAPPOINTMENT, noun. (uncountable) The emotion felt when a strongly held expectation is not met.
DISAPPOINTMENT, noun. (countable) A circumstance in which a strongly held expectation is not met.
DISAPPOINTMENT, noun. A feeling of dissatisfaction that results when your expectations are not realized; "his hopes were so high he was doomed to disappointment".
DISAPPOINTMENT, noun. An act (or failure to act) that disappoints someone.
In words, as fashions, the same rule will hold; Alike fantastic, if too new, or old: Be not the first by whom the new are tried, Nor yet the last to lay the old aside.