angustioso


angustioso
adj.
distressful, anguished, agonizing, distressing.
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angustioso
adjetivo
1 (situación) distressing, worrying; (mirada) anguished
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(f. - angustiosa)
adj.
1) anguished, distressed
2) distressing
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ADJ
1) (=angustiado) [sensación] distressed, anguished; [voz, mirada] anguished

tres horas de angustiosa espera — three hours of anxious waiting

2) (=agobiante) [habitación, espacio] oppressive; [problema, recuerdo, situación] distressing

tomar decisiones es siempre angustioso — taking decisions always makes one anxious

pasamos unos momentos muy angustiosos — we went through moments of great anguish

3) (=doloroso) (lit) agonizing; (fig) heartbreaking

sintió un angustioso dolor — he felt an agonizing pain

momentos de angustiosa soledad — moments of heartbreaking solitude

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-sa adjetivo <situación> distressing; <mirada/grito> anguished
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= harrowing, agonising [agonizing, -USA], agonised [agonized, -USA], distressing, gut-wrenching, nightmarish.
Ex. See Michael R. Booth, 'English Melodrama', for further details of this harrowing tale.
Ex. Much of the conventional wisdom of librarianship is going to have to undergo what is so aptly described as an 'agonizing reappraisal' before we can come to terms with the new information age.
Ex. He went back into the house, addressing his Maker in low agonized tones, changed, and started out again.
Ex. It really is distressing to observe in some libraries the casual and perfunctory way in which enquirers obviously seeking help are treated as persons.
Ex. In these gut-wrenching times it's important to know who the strongest, healthiest providers are to keep your money out of harm's way!.
Ex. It was the drugs that made me mad: Jane was anorexic, but the treatment prescribed pushed her over the edge for 22 nightmarish years.
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-sa adjetivo <situación> distressing; <mirada/grito> anguished
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= harrowing, agonising [agonizing, -USA], agonised [agonized, -USA], distressing, gut-wrenching, nightmarish.

Ex: See Michael R. Booth, 'English Melodrama', for further details of this harrowing tale.

Ex: Much of the conventional wisdom of librarianship is going to have to undergo what is so aptly described as an 'agonizing reappraisal' before we can come to terms with the new information age.
Ex: He went back into the house, addressing his Maker in low agonized tones, changed, and started out again.
Ex: It really is distressing to observe in some libraries the casual and perfunctory way in which enquirers obviously seeking help are treated as persons.
Ex: In these gut-wrenching times it's important to know who the strongest, healthiest providers are to keep your money out of harm's way!.
Ex: It was the drugs that made me mad: Jane was anorexic, but the treatment prescribed pushed her over the edge for 22 nightmarish years.

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angustioso -sa
adjective
‹situación› distressing; ‹mirada/grito› anguished
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angustioso
-sa adjetivo ‹situacióndistressing;


mirada/gritoanguished
angustioso,-a adjetivo distressing
'angustioso' also found in these entries:
Spanish:
angustiosa
- desesperante
English:
distressing
- nerve-racking
- agonizing
- harrowing
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angustioso, -a adj
[espera] anxious; [situación, noticia] distressing
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angustioso
adj agonizing
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angustioso, -sa adj
1) : anguished, distressed
2) : distressing, worrisome

Spanish-English dictionary. 2013.

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