Cape Disappointment

Cape Disappointment

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Disappointment

[dis-uh-point-muhnt]
noun
a cape in SW Washington state, projecting into the Pacific Ocean on the N of the mouth of the Columbia River.
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disappointment (ˌdɪsəˈpɔɪntmənt)
 
n
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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disappointment
1610s, "fact of disappointing," from disappoint + -ment. Meaning "state or feeling of being disappointed" is from 1756.
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