triste


triste
adj.
1 sad (person).
no te pongas triste don't be sad
2 sad (que entristece) (noticia, suceso).
es triste que… it's sad o a shame that…
ofrecen un triste espectáculo they present a sorry spectacle
3 poor (humilde).
un triste viejo a poor old man
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triste
adjetivo
1 (infeliz) sad, unhappy; (futuro) bleak
2 (oscuro, sombrío) gloomy, dismal
3 (único) single, only
ni un triste libro not a single book
4 (insignificante) poor, humble
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FRASEOLOGÍA
es triste que ... it's a pity ...
es triste que no los podamos ayudar it's a pity we can't help them
hacer un triste papel to cut a sorry figure
poner triste a alguien to make somebody sad
ponerse triste to become sad
triste futuro bleak future
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adj.
1) sad, blue, gloomy
2) sorry
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1. ADJ
1) (=entristecido) [persona] sad; (=desgraciado) miserable; [carácter] gloomy, melancholy

poner triste a algn — to make sb sad, make sb unhappy, make sb miserable

me puse muy triste cuando me enteré de la noticia — I was very sad when I heard the news

2) (=entristecedor) [noticia, canción] sad; [paisaje] dismal, desolate; [cuarto] gloomy
3) * (=mustio) [flor] withered
4) (=lamentable) sad, sorry

es triste verle así — it is sad to see him like that

es triste no poder ir — it's a pity o shame we can't go

hizo un triste papel — he cut a sorry figure

la triste verdad es que ... — the sad truth is that ...

5) (=insignificante) miserable

no queda sino un triste penique — there's just one miserable penny left

me dieron un triste trozo de pan para comer — they gave me a miserable piece of bread for lunch

6) And (=tímido) shy, timid
2.
SM LAm (=canción) sad love song
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adjetivo
1)
a) [ESTAR] (afligido) <persona> sad

esa música me pone triste — that music makes me sad

se puso muy triste cuando se lo dije — he was very sad o unhappy when I told him

b) <expresión/mirada> sad, sorrowful
c) [SER] (que causa tristeza) <historia/película/noticia> sad; <paisaje/color> dismal, gloomy; <lugar/ambiente> gloomy

un día nublado y triste — a miserable, cloudy day

2) (delante del n) (miserable, insignificante) miserable

es la triste realidad — it's the sad truth

hizo un triste papel — he performed poorly

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= bleak, sad, sagging, wistful, depressing, glum, miserable, morose, doleful.
Ex. The projections of qualified manpower into the year 2000 are bleak for personnel based industries.
Ex. Tom Hernandez tried not to show how sad he felt about his friends' leaving, and managed to keep up a cheerful facade until the party broke up.
Ex. It was obvious that Balzac's enthusiasm for the grant lifted his spirits up from their normal sagging state.
Ex. A wistful look appeared in his eyes as he lingered over memories of President Langeford.
Ex. Since 1963 they have produced their own bibliographic listings with various degrees of efficiency and comprehensiveness but usually with the same depressing tardiness in recording new publications which has so beset the UNDEX listings.
Ex. Children no less than adults are subject to fits of boredom, to times when they feel glum or restless when everything they usually enjoy lacks attraction, purpose or pleasure.
Ex. Sometimes of an evening, after my miserable journeyings through the day, I would stand for hours in the Strand, leaning against the shutters of a closed shop, and watching the compositors at work by gaslight on the opposite side of the way, upon a morning paper.
Ex. His limber writing consequentializes the inconsequential, and there is not one morose moment in his work, no hint of sourness.
Ex. This year will go down as the most depressing doleful Christmas I've ever had.
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* Caballero de la Triste Figura, el = Knight of the Doleful Countenance, the.
* caso triste = sad story.
* la triste realidad es que = the sad fact is (that).
* triste de admitir = sad to relate.
* triste realidad = fact of life.
* triste realidad, la = sad truth, the.
* triste recordatorio = painful reminder.
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adjetivo
1)
a) [ESTAR] (afligido) <persona> sad

esa música me pone triste — that music makes me sad

se puso muy triste cuando se lo dije — he was very sad o unhappy when I told him

b) <expresión/mirada> sad, sorrowful
c) [SER] (que causa tristeza) <historia/película/noticia> sad; <paisaje/color> dismal, gloomy; <lugar/ambiente> gloomy

un día nublado y triste — a miserable, cloudy day

2) (delante del n) (miserable, insignificante) miserable

es la triste realidad — it's the sad truth

hizo un triste papel — he performed poorly

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= bleak, sad, sagging, wistful, depressing, glum, miserable, morose, doleful.

Ex: The projections of qualified manpower into the year 2000 are bleak for personnel based industries.

Ex: Tom Hernandez tried not to show how sad he felt about his friends' leaving, and managed to keep up a cheerful facade until the party broke up.
Ex: It was obvious that Balzac's enthusiasm for the grant lifted his spirits up from their normal sagging state.
Ex: A wistful look appeared in his eyes as he lingered over memories of President Langeford.
Ex: Since 1963 they have produced their own bibliographic listings with various degrees of efficiency and comprehensiveness but usually with the same depressing tardiness in recording new publications which has so beset the UNDEX listings.
Ex: Children no less than adults are subject to fits of boredom, to times when they feel glum or restless when everything they usually enjoy lacks attraction, purpose or pleasure.
Ex: Sometimes of an evening, after my miserable journeyings through the day, I would stand for hours in the Strand, leaning against the shutters of a closed shop, and watching the compositors at work by gaslight on the opposite side of the way, upon a morning paper.
Ex: His limber writing consequentializes the inconsequential, and there is not one morose moment in his work, no hint of sourness.
Ex: This year will go down as the most depressing doleful Christmas I've ever had.
* Caballero de la Triste Figura, el = Knight of the Doleful Countenance, the.
* caso triste = sad story.
* la triste realidad es que = the sad fact is (that).
* triste de admitir = sad to relate.
* triste realidad = fact of life.
* triste realidad, la = sad truth, the.
* triste recordatorio = painful reminder.

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triste
adjective
A
1 [ ESTAR] (afligido) ‹persona› sad
esa música me pone triste that music makes me sad
se puso muy triste cuando se lo dije he was very sad o unhappy when I told him
¿qué te pasa? te noto tristón (fam); what's the matter? you look miserable o sad
2 ‹expresión/mirada› sad, sorrowful
tiene la mirada triste he has a sad look in his eyes
3 [ SER] (que causa tristeza) ‹historia/película/noticia› sad; ‹paisaje/color› dismal, gloomy
un día nublado y triste a miserable, cloudy day
el cuarto se ve muy triste con esas cortinas those curtains make the room look very dreary o gloomy
B (delante del n) (miserable, insignificante) miserable
es la triste realidad it's the sad truth, sadly, that's the way it is
tenía ante sí un triste futuro he faced an unhappy o a wretched future
por cuatro tristes pesos for a few miserable o (colloq) measly pesos
hizo un triste papel he made a fool of himself, he performed poorly
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triste adjetivo
1
a) [ESTAR] ‹personasad;

esa música me pone triste that music makes me sad

b)expresión/miradasad, sorrowful

c) [SER] (que causa tristeza) ‹historia/película/noticiasad;

paisaje/colordismal, gloomy;
lugar/ambientegloomy
2 (delante del n) (miserable, insignificante) miserable;
por cuatro tristes pesos for a few miserable pesos;

es la triste realidad it's the sad truth
triste adjetivo
1 sad
2 (paisaje, habitación, etc) gloomy, dismal
3 (penoso) es triste reconocerlo, it's sad to admit it
4 (insignificante, simple) single: no tenemos ni un triste limón en la nevera, we haven't got a single lemon in the fridge
'triste' also found in these entries:
Spanish:
alicaída
- alicaído
- alma
- cabizbaja
- cabizbajo
- deshecha
- deshecho
- destrozada
- destrozado
- fúnebre
- negra
- negro
- pachucha
- pachucho
- polvo
- sombría
- sombrío
- taciturna
- taciturno
- abatido
- compungido
- dejo
- desolador
- espectáculo
- mirada
- notar
- penoso
- poner
- tanto
English:
blue
- cheerless
- dismal
- doleful
- downbeat
- face
- feel
- forlorn
- gloomy
- leaden
- lonesome
- make
- miserable
- outwardly
- rueful
- sad
- sorrowful
- sorry
- unhappy
- wan
- woeful
- infamous
- melancholy
- note
- obviously
- pine
- tearful
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triste adj
1. [entristecido] [persona] sad;
¿por qué estás triste? why are you looking so sad?;
esa canción me pone triste that song makes me feel sad;
no te pongas triste don't be sad;
era un hombre triste y amargado he was a sad and embittered man
2. [que entristece] [noticia, suceso] sad;
[día, tiempo, paisaje] gloomy, dreary; [color, vestido, luz] dull, dreary;
tiene los ojos tristes she has sad eyes
3. [deplorable] sad;
es triste que una empresa como ésa tenga que cerrar it's sad o a shame that a firm like that should have to close down
4. [doloroso] sorry;
los jueces ofrecen un triste espectáculo the judges present a sorry spectacle;
el equipo hizo un triste papel the team gave a poor showing
5. [humilde] poor;
un triste viejo a poor old man;
no es más que un triste empleado he's nothing but a humble worker
6. [insignificante]
un triste sueldo a miserable salary;
nos dio dos tristes aceitunas he gave us two measly olives;
es un triste consuelo it's small consolation, it's cold comfort;
ni un triste… not a single…;
ni una triste excusa not one single excuse;
no tengo ni una triste radio I haven't even got a lousy radio
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triste
adj sad
* * *
triste adj
1) : sad, gloomy
ponerse triste: to become sad
2) : desolate, dismal
una perspectiva triste: a dismal outlook
3) : sorry, sorry-looking
la triste verdad: the sorry truth
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triste adj
1. (en general) sad [comp. sadder; superl. saddest]
está triste porque ha perdido a su gato she's sad because she's lost her cat
2. (lugar) gloomy [comp. gloomier; superl. gloomiest]
una casa triste y oscura a dark, gloomy house

Spanish-English dictionary. 2013.

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