a disappointment or disillusionment; letdown: It was quite a bringdown to find myself running last in the mayoral race.
anything, as a cutting remark or critical action, that causes depression or deflates one's ego; a put-down.
blow, disaster, setback, failure, obstacle, defeat, mistake, drag, misfortune, lemon, bummer, downfall, fiasco, dud, mishap, miscalculation, blunder, mischance, impasse, calamity
Origin of bringdown
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