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1    the act of disappointing or the state of being disappointed  
2    a person, thing, or state of affairs that disappoints  
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1    chagrin, discontent, discouragement, disenchantment, disillusionment, displeasure, dissatisfaction, distress, failure, frustration, ill-success, mortification, regret, unfulfilment  
2    blow, calamity, choker     (informal)   disaster, failure, fiasco, letdown, miscarriage, misfortune, setback, washout     (informal)   whammy     (informal, chiefly U.S.)  

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Expression used when faced with somebody else's stupidity or inadequacy. It can be used to convey dismay, disappointment, ridicule, or disapproval.
[Hum.];[Fam.] When someone does something stupid, instinctively, your palm hits your own face or forehead. That entire series of action is now reduced to a single word: facepalm.
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