disappointment


noun

  1. the act or fact of disappointing: All of his efforts only led to the disappointment of his supporters.
  2. the state or feeling of being disappointed: Her disappointment was very great when she didn’t get the job.
  3. a person or thing that disappoints: The play was a disappointment.

noun

  1. Cape, a cape in SW Washington state, projecting into the Pacific Ocean on the N of the mouth of the Columbia River.

noun

  1. the act of disappointing or the state of being disappointed
  2. a person, thing, or state of affairs that disappoints
n.

1610s, “fact of disappointing;” see disappoint + -ment. Meaning “state or feeling of being disappointed” is from 1756. Meaning “a thing that disappoints” is from 1756.

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