v.have one's spirits dampened; feel disappointed; spoil the fun
Don't spoil the pleasure of everyone.
His zeal was dampened by the apathy of the public.
He feels a little disappointed.
Their remarks poured cold water on everyone's excitement.
Stop making disappointing remarks.
cast a chill over a person
Their father's illness cast a damp over the holidays.
I hate to disappoint you, but I'm just not interested.
- "扫" and "兴" can be combined as one word, or be used separately with other elements inserted.
Sorry, I have everyone's spirits dampened.
When did I have your spirits dampened?
Even the bad weather can't have my spirits dampened.