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addaword.gifdefinition of anticipointment

noun
the feeling you get when your hopes are dashed after much anticipation
When Aunt Josephine chose Amy to accompany her on her European tour, Jo was filled with anticipointment.
Submitted by: Mary Cooke-Jones from Taiwan, Province of China on 23/02/2012 01:44:00
Definition of anticipointment from the Open Dictionary – a public resource hosted by Macmillan English Dictionary Online

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