失望

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Chinese[edit]

to lose; to miss; to fail
 
hope; expect; to visit; to gaze (into the distance); look towards; towards
simp. and trad.
(失望)

Etymology[edit]

  • ("lose") + ("hope; expectation")

Pronunciation[edit]


Adjective[edit]

失望

  1. disappointed

Verb[edit]

失望

  1. to lose hope; to become disappointed
    一定失望
    You certainly won't be disappointed.

Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
しつ
Grade: 4
ぼう
Grade: 4
on'yomi

Noun[edit]

失望 (hiragana しつぼう, romaji shitsubō)

  1. disappointment
  2. despair

Verb[edit]

失望 + する (hiragana しつぼうする, romaji shitsubō suru)

  1. be disappointed
  2. lose hope
    現政権 (げんせいけん)には失望 (しつぼう)した。
    genseiken ni wa shitsubō shita.
    The current administration is hopeless.

Conjugation[edit]

References[edit]

  • 2002, Ineko Kondō; Fumi Takano; Mary E Althaus; et. al., Shogakukan Progressive Japanese-English Dictionary, Third Edition, Tokyo: Shōgakukan, ISBN 4095102535.