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to make someone feel unhappy because something that they hoped for or expected did not happen or because someone or something was not as good as they expected
to make someone disappointed by not doing something that they are expecting you to do
to make someone feel less confident or hopeful
to make someone disappointed by showing them that someone or something is not as good as they had believed
to make someone lose confidence or hope
to make someone gradually lose their energy or confidence
to do or say something that spoils someone’s plans or enthusiasm for doing something
to make it impossible for someone to do what they hoped to do
to make a situation seem less hopeful and more likely to end badly
a pattern on a sandy beach, made as a form of natural art …
a kind of firework that makes a lot of loud noises when it explodes
a symbol named after King Adinkra, used in West Africa in fabric and on other items
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Free thesaurus definition of to make someone feel disappointed or less hopeful from the Macmillan English Dictionary - a free English dictionary online with thesaurus and with pronunciation from Macmillan Publishers Limited.