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Whatever frustrations or disappointments he felt about politics never surfaced.

Or as her mother tells her, sternly, “You got to accept that life is full of disappointments.”

But going back to original question about Obama, I do have some disappointments in Obama.

A third was the too-short naval bombardment, and the disappointments of the aerial bombing.

Given the state of our politics and the dysfunctions and disappointments of Washington, that is no surprise.

Not many complaints are made now, for delays and disappointments are things of the past.

The French army, so long accustomed to success, was absolutely demoralised by repeated disappointments and defeats.

It will be my comfort in my last hours, Tessa, that you have been kept from troubles and disappointments.

The burden and mystery of life lay heavily on him—its lasting calamities and vanishing joys, its trials and disappointments.

It's your dream to land right in the midst of such surroundings, and your disappointments will be terrible to endure.


On this page you'll find 104 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to disappointments, such as: blow, disaster, setback, failure, obstacle, and defeat.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.