Definition of 'disappointing'
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It is disappointing when heroes let you down. Times, Sunday Times (2007)We defended much better and managed to get back on terms before losing to a very disappointing goal. Times, Sunday Times (2013)
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Translations for 'disappointing'
British English: disappointing /ˌdɪsəˈpɔɪntɪŋ/ ADJECTIVE
Something that is disappointing is not as good or as large as you hoped it would be.
The meal was disappointing.
- American English: disappointing
- Arabic: مُخَيِّبُ للَأمَل
- Brazilian Portuguese: decepcionante
- Chinese: 令人失望的
- Croatian: razočaravajući
- Czech: neuspokojivý
- Danish: skuffende
- Dutch: teleurstellend
- European Spanish: decepcionante
- Finnish: huono pettymyksen tuottava
- French: décevant
- German: enttäuschend
- Greek: απογοητευτικός
- Italian: deludente
- Japanese: がっかりさせる
- Korean: 실망시키는
- Norwegian: skuffende
- Polish: rozczarowany
- European Portuguese: dececionante
- Romanian: dezamăgitor
- Russian: разочаровывающий
- Spanish: decepcionante
- Swedish: misslyckad
- Thai: น่าผิดหวัง
- Turkish: tatmin edici olmayan
- Ukrainian: невтішний
- Vietnamese: làm thất vọng
Definition of disappointing from the Collins English Dictionary
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