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See definition of disappointments on Dictionary.com
  • nounsaddening situation; letdown
  • nounmental upset; displeasure

synonyms for disappointments

  • blow
  • defeat
  • disaster
  • failure
  • mistake
  • obstacle
  • setback
  • blunder
  • bummer
  • bust
  • calamity
  • discouragement
  • downer
  • downfall
  • drag
  • dud
  • error
  • fiasco
  • fizzle
  • impasse
  • inefficacy
  • lemon
  • miscalculation
  • mischance
  • misfortune
  • mishap
  • slip
  • washout
  • bitter pill
  • blind alley
  • bringdown
  • false alarm
  • faux pas
  • flash in the pan
  • old one-two
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antonyms for disappointments

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  • achievement
  • attainment
  • blessing
  • good fortune
  • success
  • triumph
  • win
  • accuracy
  • advantage
  • boon
  • correction
  • happiness
  • boost
  • comfort
  • delight
  • encouragement
  • euphoria
  • help
  • miracle
  • pleasure
  • relief
  • satisfaction
  • wonder
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How to use disappointments in a sentence

Not many complaints are made now, for delays and disappointments are things of the past.
FIFTY YEARS OF RAILWAY LIFE IN ENGLAND, SCOTLAND AND IRELANDJOSEPH TATLOW
The French army, so long accustomed to success, was absolutely demoralised by repeated disappointments and defeats.
NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
It will be my comfort in my last hours, Tessa, that you have been kept from troubles and disappointments.
TESSA WADSWORTH'S DISCIPLINEJENNIE M. DRINKWATER
The burden and mystery of life lay heavily on him—its lasting calamities and vanishing joys, its trials and disappointments.
JULIAN HOMEDEAN FREDERIC W. FARRAR
It's your dream to land right in the midst of such surroundings, and your disappointments will be terrible to endure.
DAVID LANNARCK, MIDGETGEORGE S. HARNEY
These gifts are not enough to make every child happy, but they will do much to ease the heartaches and disappointments.
WAYS OF WAR AND PEACEDELIA AUSTRIAN
"I don't see how Washington could have patience with so many disappointments and delays," said Lulu.
ELSIE'S VACATION AND AFTER EVENTSMARTHA FINLEY
But I kept up with my classes in school and maybe the disappointments in sports urged me to win somewhere else.
DAVID LANNARCK, MIDGETGEORGE S. HARNEY
Losses, mistakes, discouragements and disappointments scorch with burning blisters the lining of our lives.
TYRANNY OF GODJOSEPH LEWIS
They made up their minds to forswear the love of women with all its humiliations and disappointments and futilities.
SINISTER STREET, VOL. 1COMPTON MACKENZIE
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