Translation of "disappointment" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary


noun uk us /ˌdɪs.əˈpɔɪnt.mənt/

[ U ] the feeling of being disappointed

Book early to avoid disappointment. 早点预订以免扑空。
To my (great) disappointment (= sadness), he decided to leave. 令我(非常)沮丧的是,他决定离开。

[ C usually singular ] something or someone that is not what you were hoping it would be

The party turned out to be a huge disappointment. 聚会办得令人大失所望。
I'm afraid I've been rather a disappointment to my parents. 恐怕我已经让父母感到非常失望了。

(Translation of “disappointment” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)