desaforado


desaforado
adj.
1 excessive, desperate, out of control.
2 lawless.
past part.
past participle of spanish verb: desaforar.
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desaforado
adjetivo
1 (exagerado) huge, enormous, terrible
hizo un esfuerzo desaforado he made a great effort
2 (escandaloso) outrageous
3 (fuera de la ley) lawless
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ADJ [comportamiento] outrageous; [persona] lawless, disorderly; [grito] ear-splitting

es un desaforado — he's a violent sort, he's dangerously excitable

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I
-da adjetivo <ambición> unbridled, boundless; <grito> terrible
II
-da masculino, femenino

como un desaforado — <correr> hell for leather; <gritar> at the top of one's voice

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= raging, intemperate, riotous, outrageous, excessive, desperate, out-of-control, wild [wilder -comp., wildest -sup.], ardent.
Ex. This problem is unlikely to be solved during a period of raging inflation and cutbacks in education spending = Es poco probable que este problema se resuelva durante un período de inflación disparada y recortes en los gastos en la educación.
Ex. From hermeneutics to the most intemperate positivism, the real challenge is that of conceiving a general methodology.
Ex. I'd like to see the full force of the law brought down on these people who are involved in this riotous behaviour.
Ex. There must be few other ways of leaving oneself so vulnerable to the slings and arrows of outrageous (or outraged) critics.
Ex. Excessive emphasis on the need to exact payment will stifle the flow of information.
Ex. Compassion shadowed the trustee's face -- she could see he was desperate -- and compassion was in her voice as she answered: 'All right, I'll go over this afternoon'.
Ex. This article discusses the out-of-control situation of federal paperwork and the consequent burdens it places on the US public and business sector.
Ex. The letter sent Tomas Hernandez into a frenzy of conflicting reactions: ecstatic jubilation and ego-tripping, wild speculation and outrageous fantasy, compounded by confusion and indirection.
Ex. Significantly, however, Panizzi's rules did not prove as viable as did his ideology, and they were promptly and materially changed and recast by his most ardent admirers and followers.
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I
-da adjetivo <ambición> unbridled, boundless; <grito> terrible
II
-da masculino, femenino

como un desaforado — <correr> hell for leather; <gritar> at the top of one's voice

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= raging, intemperate, riotous, outrageous, excessive, desperate, out-of-control, wild [wilder -comp., wildest -sup.], ardent.

Ex: This problem is unlikely to be solved during a period of raging inflation and cutbacks in education spending = Es poco probable que este problema se resuelva durante un período de inflación disparada y recortes en los gastos en la educación.

Ex: From hermeneutics to the most intemperate positivism, the real challenge is that of conceiving a general methodology.
Ex: I'd like to see the full force of the law brought down on these people who are involved in this riotous behaviour.
Ex: There must be few other ways of leaving oneself so vulnerable to the slings and arrows of outrageous (or outraged) critics.
Ex: Excessive emphasis on the need to exact payment will stifle the flow of information.
Ex: Compassion shadowed the trustee's face -- she could see he was desperate -- and compassion was in her voice as she answered: 'All right, I'll go over this afternoon'.
Ex: This article discusses the out-of-control situation of federal paperwork and the consequent burdens it places on the US public and business sector.
Ex: The letter sent Tomas Hernandez into a frenzy of conflicting reactions: ecstatic jubilation and ego-tripping, wild speculation and outrageous fantasy, compounded by confusion and indirection.
Ex: Significantly, however, Panizzi's rules did not prove as viable as did his ideology, and they were promptly and materially changed and recast by his most ardent admirers and followers.

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desaforado1 -da
adjective
1 ‹fiesta› riotous, wild; ‹ambición› unbridled, boundless; ‹grito› terrible
2 ‹partidario/nacionalista› ardent, fervent
desaforado2 -da
masculine, feminine
se puso a comer como un desaforado he started eating as if he hadn't eaten in a week
corrieron como desaforados they ran hell for leather o like crazy (colloq)
gritaba como un desaforado he was shouting at the top of his voice o like a madman, he was shouting his head off (colloq)
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Del verbo desaforar: (conjugate desaforar)

desaforado es:

el participio

desaforado
-da sustantivo masculino, femenino: como un desaforado ‹correrhell for leather;


gritarat the top of one's voice
'desaforado' also found in these entries:
English:
wild
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desaforado, -a
adj
[gritos, baile, carrera] wild; [ambición, codicia, deseo] unbridled, wild; [celebración, fiesta] wild; [comilona, borrachera] enormous, gargantuan
nm,f
los hinchas gritaban como desaforados the fans screamed wildly;
bailaba/comía como un desaforado he danced/ate like a man possessed
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desaforado
adj
1 ambición boundless
2 grito ear-splitting

Spanish-English dictionary. 2013.

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