- 1. disappoint, let down, thwart, queer, spoil, scotch, foil, cross, frustrate, baffle, bilk
- usage: fail to meet the hopes or expectations of; "Her boyfriend let her down when he did not propose marriage"
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- 1. defeated, disappointed, discomfited, foiled, frustrated, thwarted, unsuccessful (vs. successful)
- usage: disappointingly unsuccessful; "disappointed expectations and thwarted ambitions"; "their foiled attempt to capture Calais"; "many frustrated poets end as pipe-smoking teachers"; "his best efforts were thwarted"
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