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1) disappointment. Roget s II: The New Thesaurus, Third Edition. 1995.
...Unhappiness caused by the failure of one's hopes, desires, or expectations: discontent, discontentment, disgruntlement, dissatisfaction, letdown, regret. See HAPPY....

2) Disappointment, Cape. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Disappointment, Cape, projecting into the Pacific Ocean, SW Wash., on the northern side of the mouth of the Columbia River. It was named in 1788 by English Capt....

3) 509. Disappointment. Mawson, C.O. Sylvester. 1922. Roget s International Thesaurus of English Words and Phrases
... NOUN: DISAPPOINTMENT; blighted hope, disillusion, balk; blow; slip twixt cup and lip; nonfulfillment of one s hopes; sad -, bitter- disappointment; trick of fortune;...

4) Look Blue (To). Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...To show signs of disappointment, disgust, or displeasure. 1 "Squire Brown looked rather blue at having to pay 2 10s. for the posting expenses from Oxford."-Hughes:...

5) 28628. Hoffer, Eric. The Columbia World of Quotations. 1996
...NUMBER:28628 QUOTATION:Disappointment is a sort of bankruptcy-the bankruptcy of a soul that expends too much in hope and expectation. ATTRIBUTION:Eric Hoffer (1902-1983),...

6) 31432. Johnson, Samuel. The Columbia World of Quotations. 1996
...NUMBER:31432 QUOTATION:Disappointment, when it involves neither shame nor loss, is as good as success; for it supplies as many images to the mind, and as many topics...

7) 13342. Cooley, Mason. The Columbia World of Quotations. 1996
...NUMBER:13342 QUOTATION:Disappointment proves that expectations were mistaken. ATTRIBUTION:Mason Cooley (b. 1927), U.S. aphorist. City Aphorisms, Eighth Selection,...

8) discomfiture. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...1. Frustration or disappointment. 2. Lack of ease; perplexity and embarrassment. 3. Archaic Defeat....

9) Disappointment, Cape. The Columbia Gazetteer of North America. 2000
...Disappointment, Cape, projecting into the Pacific Ocean, Pacific co., SW Wash., on N side of the entrance to estuary of the Columbia R. It was named in 1788 by English...

10) disappointed, disappoint, disappointment. The Columbia Guide to Standard American English. 1993
...She was disappointed of her hopes). The combination with of is sometimes considered a bit old-fashioned, but it is Standard. 1...

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