German - enttäuscht

Meaningdisappointed; frustrated
Part of speechadjective
LessonDie Geschichte des kleinen Mannes - Teil 6


actually an interesting word to dissect... Tausch = change / exchange (instead of one thing I have put another)

täuschen = to cheat s.o by telling/giving/showing him a thing for another

ent- has the same effect on a word as a needle on a balloon

The Mann was ge-täusch-t (perfect participle) by some hope, some illusion. Now the balloon has popped. He is disillusioned.

However it translates as: disappointed is an online learning platform

We have an entire course teaching grammar and vocabulary.

Start learning German now

Usages of enttäuscht

The little man is disappointed.Der kleine Mann ist enttäuscht.