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- noun rare The state of mind resulting from excitedly
anticipatinga strongly promotedproduct, event, film, etc, and then being disappointedwhen it fails to meet the expectationsgenerated by this promotion.
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Flash forward to the end of 2009 and we seem to be suffering a collective case of what Mike Malloy calls "anticipointment," that depressing combination of having hopes raised only to have them ultimately unfulfilled.
So it was with great and possible anticipointment that I decided to brave this world again and hope beyond hope that not only would Apple's new In-Ear Headphones with Remote and Mic work well and be convenient, but that it would work at all.