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Disappointments

disappointment

noun

someone or something that is not as good as you thought they would be

shame

noun

a reason for feeling sad or disappointed

blow

noun

an event that causes you to feel very sad, disappointed, or shocked

anticlimax

noun

something that is not as exciting as you expected it to be so that you feel disappointed

letdown

noun

something that makes you feel disappointed because it is not as good as you expected it to be

body blow

noun

a serious problem or a great disappointment, especially one that is sudden and unexpected

false dawn

noun

a situation in which you think that something good will happen, but it does not

betrayal

noun

the fact of being betrayed

downer

noun

something that makes you feel sad or disappointed

brave new world

noun

a society in which changes should have made people’s lives much better than before but in which people’s lives are really worse in many ways

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chicken raffle

any random process, such as a competition in which a name is drawn from a hat

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