Deception is a type of lie. It’s when someone makes or lets you believe something that isn’t true.
I was deceived into thinking the capital of New York State was New York City. It’s Albany
Everyone fell for Melissa’s deception; no one suspected the truth.
Disappointment is what we feel when our expectations were not met; do not use “deception” here!
I was disappointed when I caught my son stealing $20. I thought I had raised him better.
The team really disappointed me today—I was expecting them to play a lot better!
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