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"disappointing" in British English

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disappointingadjective

uk   /ˌdɪs.əˈpɔɪn.tɪŋ/  us   /-t̬ɪŋ/
B1 making you ​feeldisappointed: What a disappointing ​result! The ​response to ​ouradvertisement has been ​somewhat disappointing.

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disappointingly
adverb uk   us   /-li/
The ​teamplayed very disappointingly.
(Definition of disappointing from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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disappointingadjective

 us   /ˌdɪs·əˈpɔɪn·tɪŋ/
not as good as you had hoped or ​expected; not ​satisfactory: The ​team has had two disappointing ​seasons. Kerrigan ​finished the ​race a disappointing fifth.
(Definition of disappointing from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “disappointing”
in Arabic مُخَيِّب لِلآمال…
in Korean 실망시키는…
in Portuguese decepcionante…
in Catalan decebedor…
in Japanese 期待はずれの…
in Chinese (Simplified) 令人失望的,让人沮丧的…
in Turkish ümit kırıcı, düş kırıklığına uğratan…
in Russian разочаровывающий…
in Chinese (Traditional) 令人失望的,讓人沮喪的…
in Italian deludente…
in Polish rozczarowujący…
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