[ bring-doun ]
/ ˈbrɪŋˌdaʊn /
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.
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