Translation of "dampen" - English-Spanish dictionary


verb uk /ˈdæm.pən/ us

also damp to make something slightly wet

Rain had dampened the tent so we left it to dry in the afternoon sun.

to make feelings, especially of excitement or enjoyment, less strong

hacer perder, apagar
Nothing you can say will dampen her enthusiasm.
I didn’t want to dampen his spirits.

(Translation of “dampen” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)