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American English: /ˌdɪsəˈpɔɪntmənt/
British English: /dɪsəˈpɔɪntm(ə)nt/

Translation of disappointment in Spanish:


  • 1.1 uncountable (emotion) much to my disappointment, our plans fell through
    para mi gran desilusión, nos fallaron los planes
    book now to avoid disappointment
    para no llevarse desilusiones, haga ahora su reserva
    1.2 countable (letdown) the meal turned out to be a great disappointment
    la comida resultó decepcionante or fue un chasco
    disappointments in love
    desengaños (masculine plural) amorosos
    their daughter's a big disappointment to them
    su hija los ha decepcionado mucho
    Example sentences
    • And yet there lingers a hint of disappointment at certain elements of their cricket.
    • You can read in the paintings the emptiness and disappointment at the end of the huge party.
    • I am writing to express my great disappointment to learn that one of your employees has been sacked.

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