from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A decrease, decline, or relaxation, as of effort or energy.
- n. A disappointment: The cancellation of the game was a real letdown.
- n. The descent made by an aircraft in order to land.
- n. A physiological response in lactating females, activated usually in response to sucking or crying by an infant, in which milk previously secreted into the alveoli of the breasts is released into the ducts that lead to the nipple.
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- n. Alternative form of let-down.
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- n. a feeling of dissatisfaction that results when your expectations are not realized
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Another letdown is a possibility: State's opponent this time is Wisconsin, which handled the Spartans in Madison last season.
Part of this letdown is the result of visibility issues.
I agree it looks very cool, but the letdown is the scrawny little baby faced actor that the spider-man 3 movie team picked to play him.
The only letdown is the big icon size and having to click to move through sub-menus, although fans of the older mouse-over menu can restore it by adding it as a widget.
I'm still buyin ', but the letdown is that I know what's coming.
"For what we're trying to build, it's more than a letdown from the game last night," Philadelphia captain Keith Primeau said.
On that spectrum, last night's Oval Office address was a letdown, which is why the president is going to have to do it again if he is to make good on his insistence that he will not accept inaction on moving to a clean-energy future.
Brand acknowledged that a letdown was a concern, but added: ` ` Coach quelled that right away.
Everyone is gone, and the only antidote to this letdown is another film ....
I get the pattern that's known as letdown headache.