Spanish translation of 'dampen'
- (= moisten)
- [enthusiasm, zeal]
⇒ his words dampened her hopes
sus palabras frustraron sus esperanzas,
sus palabras le hicieron perder las esperanzas
⇒ I don't want to dampen your enthusiasm, but ...
no quiero enfriar tu entusiasmo, pero ...,
no quiero hacer que pierdas tu entusiasmo, pero ...
⇒ to dampen sb's spirits
desanimar or desalentar a algn
⇒ to dampen sb's ardour
apagar el ardor de algn
Example Sentences Including 'dampen'
If I had hoped to dampen his reckless spirit, I didn't succeed.THE GOLDEN FOOL: Book Two of the Tawny Man (2002)
Even the sight of The Shark staring gloomily into a computer screen wasn't enough to dampen her good spirits.THE LAST TEMPTATION (2002)
`I don't want to dampen your spirits," Wally said, `but the same crowd comes here every night.Roses are for the Rich
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Translation of dampen from the Collins English to Spanish Dictionary