anticipointment

anticipointment

The resulting disappointment when something that one has anticipated does not end up happening. If you're too excited for the event, you might end up with anticipointment.

anticipointment

n. a disappointment about something that has been anticipated. (Contrived.) The fans really suffered a severe anticipointment when the knuckleheads came up with nada after four quarters of lackluster play.
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With 'Anticipointment' (the feeling that high expectations are about to be dashed) being Spectator's chosen neologism for 2004, this was the year when there was much discussion about the sale of plano contact lenses--still an emotive and complex issue.