IV. WORDS RELATING TO THE INTELLECTUAL FACULTIES; FORMATION OF IDEAS

VI. EXTENSION OF THOUGHT

2. To the Future

[Failure of expectation] Disappointment.

[Nouns] disappointment; blighted hope, balk; blow; slip 'twixt cup and lip; nonfulfillment of one's hopes; sad disappointment, bitter disappointment; trick of fortune; afterclap; false expectation, vain expectation; miscalculation [more]; fool's paradise; much cry and little wool.

[Verbs] be disapppointed; look blank, look blue; look aghast, stand aghast (wonder) [more]; find to one's cost; laugh on the wrong side of one's mouth; find one a false prophet.

not realize one's hope, not realize one's expectation.

disappoint; crush one's hope, dash one's hope, balk one's hope, disappoint one's hope, blight one's hope, falsify one's hope, defeat one's hope; balk, jilt, bilk; play one false, play a trick; dash the cup from the lips, tantalize; dumfounder.

[Adjectives] disappointed; disconcerted, aghast; disgruntled; out of one's reckoning.

[Phrases] the mountain brought forth a mouse; parturiunt montes; nascitur ridiculus mus [Horace]; diis aliter visum, the bubble burst; one's countenance falling.

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