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disappointing

adjective uk   /ˌdɪs.əˈpɔɪn.tɪŋ/  us   /-t̬ɪŋ/
B1 making you feel disappointed: What a disappointing result! The response to our advertisement has been somewhat disappointing.
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disappointingly
adverb uk   us   /-li/
The team played very disappointingly.
Translations of “disappointing”
in Korean 실망시키는…
in Arabic مُخَيِّب لِلآمال…
in Portuguese decepcionante…
in Catalan decebedor…
in Japanese 期待はずれの…
in Italian deludente…
in Chinese (Traditional) 令人失望的,讓人沮喪的…
in Russian разочаровывающий…
in Turkish ümit kırıcı, düş kırıklığına uğratan…
in Chinese (Simplified) 令人失望的,让人沮丧的…
in Polish rozczarowujący…
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