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Example sentences from the Web for letdown
Over the next couple of years, though, some felt a letdown when they discovered that Borges had written no long works.Borges Had A Genius For Literature But Not Love Or Much Else|Allen Barra|October 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Marlow: Only a bit of a letdown up until the final handful of episodes!‘Orange Is the New Black’: Inside the Wild S2 Finale and What’s Next for Season 3|Kevin Fallon, Marlow Stern|July 12, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Kent Sepkowitz wrote this past spring that other HIV "cures" didn't last long and this one was likely to be a letdown.
After the election night letdown the film jumps back to Christmas 2006.Inside ‘Mitt,’ Netflix’s All-Access Mitt Romney Documentary|Marlow Stern|January 17, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Here are the reasons why the new season of Arrested Development is a letdown.Why ‘Arrested Development’s’ Fourth Season Is a Bust: Contracts and More|Marlow Stern|May 28, 2013|DAILY BEAST
For most people, the experience of hypnosis is something of a letdown.When You Don't Know Where to Turn|Steven J. Bartlett
Knowing that nothing was in sight but waiting was a letdown after the activity of the predawn hours.Smugglers' Reef|John Blaine
British Dictionary definitions for letdown
verb (tr, mainly adverb)
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Idioms and Phrases with letdown
Cause to descend, lower, as in They let down the sails. [Mid-1100s]
Also, let up. Slacken, abate, as in Sales are letting down in this quarter, or They didn't let up in their efforts until the end. The first term dates from the mid-1800s, the variant from the late 1700s.
See let someone down. Also see let one's hair down.