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letdown

let·down

letdown

 
pronunciation:
let daUn [or] let daUn
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a disappointment.
synonyms:
comedown, disappointment
similar words:
anticlimax, discouragement, disillusionment, dissatisfaction
definition 2: relief or relaxation after tension.
synonyms:
easement, relaxation, relief, respite, rest
similar words:
letup
definition 3: depression or dejection after excitement.
synonyms:
comedown
similar words:
blues, dejection, depression, doldrums