Spanish translation of 'deflate'
[tyre] desinflar ⧫ deshinchar
[economy] reducir la inflación de ⧫ deflactar
2. (= humble)
[pompous person] bajar los humos a
3. (= depress) desanimar ⧫ desalentar
at this news he felt very deflated con esta noticia se desanimó por completo
[tyre] desinflarse ⧫ deshincharse
[economy] sufrir deflación
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He relaxed the back pressure on the stick and felt the bladders of his G-suit deflate against his abdomen and thighs.FLASH POINT (2002)
But it had clearly been some salutary effort to deflate her.THE INNOCENTS AT HOME (A SUPERINTENDENT KENWORTHY NOVEL) (2002)
His bulk disguised a sharp mind that was more than able to deflate those who believed the misconception of their eyes.THE MANANA MAN (2002)
It didn't take much, I mused, either to deflate or reflate him.DEATH IN PURPLE PROSE (2002)
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British English: deflate VERB
If you deflate someone or something, you take away their confidence or make them seem less important.
Like any actor he can be self-centred but I think I've worked out how to deflate him.
Translation of deflate from the Collins English to Spanish Dictionary