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awakening

  • 1 a la expectativa de

    = on the lookout for, on the alert for
    Ex. The first weeks are vital, and after that the shop must be constantly on the lookout for ways of stimulating further interest and re-awakening those who lapse.
    Ex. Of course the perceptive librarian is on the alert for signs of this reaction on the part of the reader, but, sad to relate, there are those who will be deterred by nothing short of a loud cry of 'Stop'.
    * * *
    = on the lookout for, on the alert for

    Ex: The first weeks are vital, and after that the shop must be constantly on the lookout for ways of stimulating further interest and re-awakening those who lapse.

    Ex: Of course the perceptive librarian is on the alert for signs of this reaction on the part of the reader, but, sad to relate, there are those who will be deterred by nothing short of a loud cry of 'Stop'.

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  • 2 adolescencia

    f.
    1 adolescence.
    2 young people, teens, youth.
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    1 adolescence
    * * *
    * * *

    durante su adolescencia — (when he was) in his teens, in adolescence (frml)

    * * *
    = adolescence, young adulthood.
    Ex. Puberty, he describes as 'dreamy and sentimental' and though this may seem a far cry from the teenagers we would recognize that adolescence brings an awakening of emotions, idealism and commitment to a romantic ideal.
    Ex. These guidelines are predicated on the belief that young adulthood is a unique life stage.
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    * de la adolescencia = teenage.
    * * *

    durante su adolescencia — (when he was) in his teens, in adolescence (frml)

    * * *
    = adolescence, young adulthood.

    Ex: Puberty, he describes as 'dreamy and sentimental' and though this may seem a far cry from the teenagers we would recognize that adolescence brings an awakening of emotions, idealism and commitment to a romantic ideal.

    Ex: These guidelines are predicated on the belief that young adulthood is a unique life stage.
    * de la adolescencia = teenage.

    * * *
    durante su adolescencia (when he was) in his teens, in adolescence ( frml)
    * * *

    adolescencia sustantivo femenino
    adolescence;

    adolescencia sustantivo femenino adolescence

    ' adolescencia' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    sufrir
    English:
    adolescence
    - teens
    * * *
    adolescence;
    se dedicó a la pintura desde la adolescencia she's been painting since she was a teenager
    * * *
    f adolescence, teens pl
    * * *
    : adolescence
    * * *
    adolescencia n adolescence

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  • 3 afición por

    Ex. Most adults feel the awakening of interest in biography and a diminution at the same time of the fondness for fiction.
    * * *

    Ex: Most adults feel the awakening of interest in biography and a diminution at the same time of the fondness for fiction.

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  • 4 al tanto de

    = on the lookout for, on the alert for, in step with
    Ex. The first weeks are vital, and after that the shop must be constantly on the lookout for ways of stimulating further interest and re-awakening those who lapse.
    Ex. Of course the perceptive librarian is on the alert for signs of this reaction on the part of the reader, but, sad to relate, there are those who will be deterred by nothing short of a loud cry of 'Stop'.
    Ex. The challenge to the information professional is to integrate the use of information into the fabric of society, in step with the realization that information flow is the lifeline of modern democracies.
    * * *
    = on the lookout for, on the alert for, in step with

    Ex: The first weeks are vital, and after that the shop must be constantly on the lookout for ways of stimulating further interest and re-awakening those who lapse.

    Ex: Of course the perceptive librarian is on the alert for signs of this reaction on the part of the reader, but, sad to relate, there are those who will be deterred by nothing short of a loud cry of 'Stop'.
    Ex: The challenge to the information professional is to integrate the use of information into the fabric of society, in step with the realization that information flow is the lifeline of modern democracies.

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  • 5 alborada

    f.
    1 dawn, daybreak.
    El despertar de sus sentidos fue lento The awakening of his senses was slow
    2 reveille (military).
    3 dawn song, aubade, song evoking daybreak.
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    1 (alba) dawn, break of day
    2 (música) dawn song
    3 (toque militar) reveille
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    SF (=alba) daybreak, dawn; (Mil) reveille; (Mús) poét aubade, dawn song; Méx (Rel) night procession
    * * *
    a) (liter) ( alba) dawn
    b) (Lit, Mús) aubade
    * * *
    Ex. Reveille should also be played live by a bugler or prerecorded.
    * * *
    a) (liter) ( alba) dawn
    b) (Lit, Mús) aubade
    * * *

    Ex: Reveille should also be played live by a bugler or prerecorded.

    * * *
    1 ( liter) (alba) dawn
    2 ( Lit, Mús) aubade
    * * *
    1. [amanecer] dawn, daybreak
    2. Mús = popular song sung at dawn
    3. Mil reveille
    * * *
    f dawn
    * * *
    : dawn

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  • 6 aleccionador

    adj.
    1 instructive, enlightening, exemplary, cautionary.
    2 sobering.
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    1 (instructivo) instructive, enlightening
    2 (ejemplar) exemplary
    * * *
    ADJ (=instructivo) instructive, enlightening; [castigo] exemplary
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    - dora adjetivo <palabras/discurso> instructive
    * * *
    = chastening, sobering, instructive, humbling.
    Ex. It is chastening to be reminded that reference work has not always been a inherent part of librarianship.
    Ex. A new Federal regulation aimed at tackling white-collar crime has sobering implications for managers.
    Ex. The present paper disagrees, arguing that the Conspectus is too imprecise to be instructive, too untestable to invoke belief, and too laborious ever to repay the effort.
    Ex. It is inspiring, humbling and empowering that we can gather with our colleagues from around the world and see that our similarities are numerous.
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    * experiencia aleccionadora = awakening.
    * * *
    - dora adjetivo <palabras/discurso> instructive
    * * *
    = chastening, sobering, instructive, humbling.

    Ex: It is chastening to be reminded that reference work has not always been a inherent part of librarianship.

    Ex: A new Federal regulation aimed at tackling white-collar crime has sobering implications for managers.
    Ex: The present paper disagrees, arguing that the Conspectus is too imprecise to be instructive, too untestable to invoke belief, and too laborious ever to repay the effort.
    Ex: It is inspiring, humbling and empowering that we can gather with our colleagues from around the world and see that our similarities are numerous.
    * experiencia aleccionadora = awakening.

    * * *
    ‹palabras/discurso› instructive
    fue una experiencia aleccionadora the experience taught me a lesson, I learned my lesson from the experience
    * * *

    aleccionador,-ora adjetivo
    1 (lección, ejemplo) instructive
    2 (castigo, escarmiento) exemplary
    ' aleccionador' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    aleccionadora
    * * *
    aleccionador, -ora adj
    1. [instructivo] instructive
    2. [ejemplar] exemplary
    * * *
    adj instructive

    Spanish-English dictionary > aleccionador

  • 7 algo muy diferente de

    Ex. Puberty, he describes as 'dreamy and sentimental' and though this may seem a far cry from the teenagers we would recognize that adolescence brings an awakening of emotions, idealism and commitment to a romantic ideal.
    * * *

    Ex: Puberty, he describes as 'dreamy and sentimental' and though this may seem a far cry from the teenagers we would recognize that adolescence brings an awakening of emotions, idealism and commitment to a romantic ideal.

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  • 8 algo muy distinto de

    Ex. Puberty, he describes as 'dreamy and sentimental' and though this may seem a far cry from the teenagers we would recognize that adolescence brings an awakening of emotions, idealism and commitment to a romantic ideal.
    * * *

    Ex: Puberty, he describes as 'dreamy and sentimental' and though this may seem a far cry from the teenagers we would recognize that adolescence brings an awakening of emotions, idealism and commitment to a romantic ideal.

    Spanish-English dictionary > algo muy distinto de

  • 9 decaer

    v.
    1 to decline.
    ¡que no decaiga! don't lose heart!
    su belleza no ha decaído con los años her beauty has not faded with the years
    La intensidad decae con el tiempo Intensity wanes in time.
    2 to decay, to fall into decline.
    El entusiasmo decayó desde el evento Enthusiasm decayed since the event.
    3 to be losing.
    Nos decayó el juego We were losing the game.
    4 to decrease, to dwindle.
    Me decayó el negocio My business decreased.
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    Conjugation model [ CAER], like link=caer caer
    1 (perder fuerzas) to weaken; (- entusiasmo, interés) to flag; (- salud) to go down, deteriorate, decay; (- belleza etc) to lose
    2 (imperio, costumbre) to decay
    3 (fiebre) to go down
    4 (negocio) to fall off, decline
    5 (ánimo) to lose heart
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    verb
    1) to decline, decay
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    VI
    1) [imperio, país] to decline
    2) (=disminuir) [entusiasmo, interés] to wane, fade (away); [esperanzas] to fade

    ¡ánimo, que no decaiga! — bear up, don't lose heart!

    ¡que no decaiga la fiesta! — come on, let's keep the party going!

    3) (=empeorar) [salud] to fail, decline; [enfermo] to deteriorate, fail
    4) (Com) [demanda] to fall off; [calidad] to decline, fall off
    5)

    decaer en algo: ha decaído en belleza — her beauty has faded

    6) (Náut) to drift, drift off course
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    verbo intransitivo
    a) ánimo/fuerzas to flag; interés/popularidad to wane
    b) barrio/restaurante to go downhill; calidad/prestigio to decline
    c) imperio/civilización to decay, decline
    d) enfermo to deteriorate
    * * *
    = lapse, flag, ebb.
    Ex. The first weeks are vital, and after that the shop must be constantly on the lookout for ways of stimulating further interest and re-awakening those who lapse.
    Ex. But more mature readers can be expected to go on reading for full sessions without flagging, a point that most children should reach by ten years old.
    Ex. Subsequently, library development stalled as cultural interaction ebbed from classical levels.
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    * interés + decaer = interest + flag.
    * * *
    verbo intransitivo
    a) ánimo/fuerzas to flag; interés/popularidad to wane
    b) barrio/restaurante to go downhill; calidad/prestigio to decline
    c) imperio/civilización to decay, decline
    d) enfermo to deteriorate
    * * *
    = lapse, flag, ebb.

    Ex: The first weeks are vital, and after that the shop must be constantly on the lookout for ways of stimulating further interest and re-awakening those who lapse.

    Ex: But more mature readers can be expected to go on reading for full sessions without flagging, a point that most children should reach by ten years old.
    Ex: Subsequently, library development stalled as cultural interaction ebbed from classical levels.
    * interés + decaer = interest + flag.

    * * *
    decaer [ E16 ]
    vi
    1 «ánimo/fuerzas» to flag; «interés/popularidad» to wane, fall off, diminish
    ¡que no decaiga! keep it up!
    el ritmo de trabajo ha decaído considerablemente the work rate has fallen off o declined considerably
    2 «barrio/restaurante» to go downhill; «calidad/popularidad» to decline
    el prestigio de la compañía ha decaído mucho the company's prestige has declined o waned considerably
    3 «imperio/civilización» to decay, decline
    4 «enfermo» to deteriorate
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    decaer ( conjugate decaer) verbo intransitivo
    a) [ánimo/fuerzas] to flag;

    [ enfermo] to deteriorate;
    [interés/popularidad] to wane
    b) [barrio/restaurante] to go downhill;

    [calidad/prestigio] to decline
    c) [imperio/civilización] to decay, decline

    decaer verbo intransitivo
    1 (la energía, la salud, etc) to deteriorate
    2 (en fuerza, intensidad) to decline: la minería ha decaído mucho en la última década, the mining industry has been in decline for the last ten years
    ' decaer' also found in these entries:
    English:
    decline
    - fall off
    - flag
    - lapse
    - sag
    - slip
    - slump
    - wane
    - decay
    - decrease
    - droop
    - ebb
    - fade
    - fall
    - falter
    - rot
    - sink
    - slacken
    - subside
    - taper
    * * *
    decaer vi
    1. [debilitarse] to decline;
    [actividad, ritmo, trabajo] to fall off, to slacken; [entusiasmo, ánimos, energías] to flag; [interés, fama] to decline, to wane;
    su belleza no ha decaído con los años her beauty has not faded with age;
    ¡que no decaiga! don't lose heart!
    2. [imperio, sociedad] to decline;
    [empresa, establecimiento, zona] to go downhill;
    la fiesta fue decayendo the party gradually fizzled out
    3. [enfermo] to get weaker;
    [salud] to fail
    * * *
    <part decaido> v/i tb fig
    decline; de rendimiento fall off, decline; de salud deteriorate
    * * *
    decaer {13} vi
    1) : to decline, to decay, to deteriorate
    2) flaquear: to weaken, to flag

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  • 10 desagradable

    adj.
    1 unpleasant.
    2 disagreeable, distasteful, unpleasant, displeasing.
    * * *
    1 disagreeable, unpleasant
    * * *
    adj.
    unpleasant, disagreeable
    * * *
    ADJ unpleasant, disagreeable más frm
    * * *
    adjetivo <respuesta/comentario> unkind; <ruido/sensación> unpleasant, disagreeable; <escena/sorpresa> unpleasant; <tiempo/clima> unpleasant, horrible
    * * *
    = off-putting, unwelcome, unpleasant, disagreeable, unkind, obnoxious, peevish, distasteful, unappealing, seamy [seamier -comp., seamiest -sup.], unsavoury [unsavory, -USA], unpalatable, unsightly, minging, abrasive, nasty [natier -comp., nastiest -sup.], unwholesome, insalubrious, invidious, ill-natured.
    Ex. Some children are prepared to patronize the shop, and use it in quite a different way, when they find the library (however well run) stuffy or off-putting.
    Ex. The faithful adherents of the ideology of the finding catalog were determined to combat the unwelcome intrusion of Panizzi's scheme before the Royal Commission.
    Ex. And, as if by way of indicating that he had thrown down the gauntlet, he added, 'I can be unpleasant. I warn you'.
    Ex. Then I came within this disagreeable person's atmosphere, and lo! before I know what's happened I'm involved in an unpleasant altercation.
    Ex. The enumeration at 940.5316: Children and other noncombatants; Pacifists; Enemy sympathizers seems a little unkind, if nothing else.
    Ex. During the war a law was passed to limit the consumption of newsprint by ' obnoxious newspapers' and even reducing it to nil = Durante la guerra se aprobó una ley para limitar el consumo de papel de periódico por los llamados "periódicos detestables" e incluso reducirlo a cero.
    Ex. In 1912 a group of women library students were accused of lacking a sense of proportion, being peevish and being absorbed in small details.
    Ex. The physical effort of keeping tabs on people as well as the distasteful practice of checking up on staff output achieves nothing and may do considerable damage.
    Ex. In addition, it is pointed out that tourists often have a strange fascination for tragic, macabre or other equally unappealing historical sights.
    Ex. In general, the writer explains, crimes are depicted in such a way that they are associated with seamy characters who have little regard for conventional morality.
    Ex. Despite the unsavory characters, bawdiness, and amorality in several of his plays, Middleton was more committed to a single theological system than, for example, Shakespeare.
    Ex. The article is entitled 'Spam is unpalatable any way it's served up: things you can do to reduce the amount of unwanted e-mail'.
    Ex. He went on to explain that while there were no unsightly slums, there was a fairly large district of rather nondescript homes intermingled with plain two- and three-family brick and frame dwellings, principally in the eastern reaches of the city.
    Ex. Everyone is attractive to someone, there is no such thing as a minger, but there are many people who I think are minging.
    Ex. She wanted to say: 'You are a conceited, obstinate, inflexible, manipulative, pompous, close-minded, insensitive, abrasive, opinionated, platitudinous oaf!'.
    Ex. Anthony Datto thanked them for having permitted him to unburden himself and after a few desultory remarks about the nasty weather and nothing in particular, they parted.
    Ex. The text raises the possibility that there might be something unwholesome in the Buddhist obsession with hell.
    Ex. Specific actions are those which are intended to reinforce the fight against specific medical conditions related to insalubrious living.
    Ex. Within the ranks of authorship therefore there are many types of author and it is invidious to claim that one sort is necessarily 'better' than another.
    Ex. Always snivelling, coughing, spitting; a stupid, tedious, ill-natured fellow, who was for ever fatiguing people.
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    * algo desagradable a la vista = a blot on the landscape.
    * darle a Uno escalofríos por Algo desagradable = make + Nombre + flinch.
    * de sabor desagradable = unpalatable.
    * desagradable a la vista = eyesore.
    * encontrarse con una sorpresa desagradable = rude awakening + be in store, be in for a rude awakening.
    * esperar una sorpresa desagradable = rude awakening + be in store, be in for a rude awakening.
    * lo desagradable = unpleasantness.
    * situación desagradable = unpleasantness.
    * sorpresa desagradable = rude awakening.
    * * *
    adjetivo <respuesta/comentario> unkind; <ruido/sensación> unpleasant, disagreeable; <escena/sorpresa> unpleasant; <tiempo/clima> unpleasant, horrible
    * * *
    = off-putting, unwelcome, unpleasant, disagreeable, unkind, obnoxious, peevish, distasteful, unappealing, seamy [seamier -comp., seamiest -sup.], unsavoury [unsavory, -USA], unpalatable, unsightly, minging, abrasive, nasty [natier -comp., nastiest -sup.], unwholesome, insalubrious, invidious, ill-natured.

    Ex: Some children are prepared to patronize the shop, and use it in quite a different way, when they find the library (however well run) stuffy or off-putting.

    Ex: The faithful adherents of the ideology of the finding catalog were determined to combat the unwelcome intrusion of Panizzi's scheme before the Royal Commission.
    Ex: And, as if by way of indicating that he had thrown down the gauntlet, he added, 'I can be unpleasant. I warn you'.
    Ex: Then I came within this disagreeable person's atmosphere, and lo! before I know what's happened I'm involved in an unpleasant altercation.
    Ex: The enumeration at 940.5316: Children and other noncombatants; Pacifists; Enemy sympathizers seems a little unkind, if nothing else.
    Ex: During the war a law was passed to limit the consumption of newsprint by ' obnoxious newspapers' and even reducing it to nil = Durante la guerra se aprobó una ley para limitar el consumo de papel de periódico por los llamados "periódicos detestables" e incluso reducirlo a cero.
    Ex: In 1912 a group of women library students were accused of lacking a sense of proportion, being peevish and being absorbed in small details.
    Ex: The physical effort of keeping tabs on people as well as the distasteful practice of checking up on staff output achieves nothing and may do considerable damage.
    Ex: In addition, it is pointed out that tourists often have a strange fascination for tragic, macabre or other equally unappealing historical sights.
    Ex: In general, the writer explains, crimes are depicted in such a way that they are associated with seamy characters who have little regard for conventional morality.
    Ex: Despite the unsavory characters, bawdiness, and amorality in several of his plays, Middleton was more committed to a single theological system than, for example, Shakespeare.
    Ex: The article is entitled 'Spam is unpalatable any way it's served up: things you can do to reduce the amount of unwanted e-mail'.
    Ex: He went on to explain that while there were no unsightly slums, there was a fairly large district of rather nondescript homes intermingled with plain two- and three-family brick and frame dwellings, principally in the eastern reaches of the city.
    Ex: Everyone is attractive to someone, there is no such thing as a minger, but there are many people who I think are minging.
    Ex: She wanted to say: 'You are a conceited, obstinate, inflexible, manipulative, pompous, close-minded, insensitive, abrasive, opinionated, platitudinous oaf!'.
    Ex: Anthony Datto thanked them for having permitted him to unburden himself and after a few desultory remarks about the nasty weather and nothing in particular, they parted.
    Ex: The text raises the possibility that there might be something unwholesome in the Buddhist obsession with hell.
    Ex: Specific actions are those which are intended to reinforce the fight against specific medical conditions related to insalubrious living.
    Ex: Within the ranks of authorship therefore there are many types of author and it is invidious to claim that one sort is necessarily 'better' than another.
    Ex: Always snivelling, coughing, spitting; a stupid, tedious, ill-natured fellow, who was for ever fatiguing people.
    * algo desagradable a la vista = a blot on the landscape.
    * darle a Uno escalofríos por Algo desagradable = make + Nombre + flinch.
    * de sabor desagradable = unpalatable.
    * desagradable a la vista = eyesore.
    * encontrarse con una sorpresa desagradable = rude awakening + be in store, be in for a rude awakening.
    * esperar una sorpresa desagradable = rude awakening + be in store, be in for a rude awakening.
    * lo desagradable = unpleasantness.
    * situación desagradable = unpleasantness.
    * sorpresa desagradable = rude awakening.

    * * *
    ‹respuesta/comentario› unkind; ‹sabor/ruido/sensación› unpleasant, disagreeable; ‹escena› horrible
    estuvo realmente desagradable conmigo he was really unpleasant to me
    ¡no seas tan desagradable! dale una oportunidad don't be so mean o unkind! give him a chance
    ¡qué tiempo más desagradable! what nasty o horrible weather
    hacía un día bastante desagradable the weather was rather unpleasant, it was a rather unpleasant day
    se llevó una sorpresa desagradable she got a nasty o an unpleasant surprise
    * * *

     

    desagradable adjetivo
    unpleasant;
    respuesta/comentario unkind
    desagradable adjetivo unpleasant, disagreeable: hay un olor desagradable, there's an unpleasant smell
    es una persona muy desagradable, he's really disagreeable
    ' desagradable' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    escopetazo
    - fresca
    - fresco
    - graznido
    - grosera
    - grosero
    - gustillo
    - horrorosa
    - horroroso
    - impresión
    - marrón
    - palma
    - sensación
    - terrible
    - terrorífica
    - terrorífico
    - chocante
    - ingrato
    - mal
    - shock
    English:
    bullet
    - business
    - creep
    - dirty
    - disagreeable
    - distasteful
    - emptiness
    - filthy
    - hard
    - ill-natured
    - miserable
    - nasty
    - off
    - off-putting
    - rude
    - thankless
    - ugly
    - unkind
    - unpleasant
    - unsavory
    - unsavoury
    - unwelcome
    - why
    - home
    - objectionable
    - offensive
    - painful
    - peevish
    - unpalatable
    - unwholesome
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    adj
    1. [sensación, tiempo, escena] unpleasant;
    no voy a salir, la tarde está muy desagradable I'm not going to go out, the weather's turned quite nasty this afternoon;
    una desagradable sorpresa an unpleasant o a nasty surprise
    2. [persona, comentario, contestación] unpleasant;
    está muy desagradable con su familia he's very unpleasant to his family;
    no seas desagradable y ven con nosotros al cine don't be unsociable, come to the cinema with us
    nmf
    son unos desagradables they're unpleasant people
    * * *
    adj unpleasant, disagreeable
    * * *
    : unpleasant, disagreeable
    * * *
    desagradable adj unpleasant

    Spanish-English dictionary > desagradable

  • 11 despertador

    adj.
    wake-up.
    m.
    1 alarm clock (aparato).
    despertador telefónico alarm call service
    2 speed bump(in road). (Argentinian Spanish)
    3 knocker-up.
    * * *
    1 awakening
    1 alarm clock
    ————————
    1 alarm clock
    * * *
    despertador, -a
    1.
    SM / F (=persona) knocker-up
    2.

    despertador de viaje — travelling clock, traveling clock (EEUU)

    * * *
    masculino alarm clock
    * * *
    Ex. Baby alarms, smoke alarms, alarm clocks, and rape alarms were used for testing consumers' shopping habits.
    ----
    * despertador + sonar = alarm + go off, alarm clock + go off.
    * poner el despertador = set + the alarm clock.
    * radio despertador = radio alarm.
    * reloj despertador = alarm clock.
    * * *
    masculino alarm clock
    * * *

    Ex: Baby alarms, smoke alarms, alarm clocks, and rape alarms were used for testing consumers' shopping habits.

    * despertador + sonar = alarm + go off, alarm clock + go off.
    * poner el despertador = set + the alarm clock.
    * radio despertador = radio alarm.
    * reloj despertador = alarm clock.

    * * *
    alarm clock
    pon el despertador para las ocho set the alarm for eight o'clock
    * * *

    despertador sustantivo masculino
    alarm clock;

    despertador sustantivo masculino alarm clock

    ' despertador' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    sonar
    - cuerda
    - poner
    - reloj
    English:
    alarm clock
    - set
    - alarm
    - get
    - sleep
    * * *
    1. [aparato] alarm clock;
    apagar/poner el despertador to turn off/set the alarm clock
    despertador telefónico alarm call service
    2. Arg [en carretera] speed bump, Br sleeping policeman
    * * *
    m alarm (clock)
    * * *
    : alarm clock
    * * *
    despertador n alarm clock

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  • 12 despertar

    m.
    1 awakening.
    El despertar de sus sentidos fue lento The awakening of his senses was slow
    2 emergence.
    v.
    1 to wake (up) (persona, animal).
    despiértame a la seis, por favor could you wake me (up) at six, please?
    2 to arouse.
    despertar odio/pasión to arouse hatred/passion
    el ejercicio me despierta el apetito exercise gives me an appetite
    despertar a alguien las ganas de hacer algo to make somebody want to do something
    Su belleza despertó su pasión Her beauty aroused his passion.
    3 to revive, to awaken (recuerdo).
    esta canción despierta en mí buenos recuerdos this song brings back happy memories
    4 to wake up, to arouse, to awaken, to awake.
    El ruido despertó a Ricardo The noise woke up Richard.
    Elsa amaneció Elsa woke up..
    * * *
    Conjugation model [ ACERTAR], like link=acertar acertar
    1 to wake, wake up, awaken
    2 (apetito) to whet
    3 figurado (pasiones, deseos, etc) to arouse; (interés) to awake; (recuerdos) to bring back
    1 to wake up, awake
    1 to wake up, awake
    * * *
    verb
    2) awaken, wake
    * * *
    1. VT
    1) [del sueño] to wake, wake up, awaken liter
    2) (=recordar, incitar) [+ esperanzas] to raise; [+ recuerdo] to revive; [+ sentimiento] to arouse
    2.
    VI
    See:
    * * *
    1.
    verbo transitivo
    a) < persona> to wake, wake... up
    b) <sentimientos/pasiones> to arouse; < apetito> to whet; < recuerdos> to evoke; < interés> to awaken, stir up
    2.
    a) ( del sueño) to wake (up); ( de la anestesia) to come round
    b) (liter) (a la realidad, al amor) to wake up to
    3.
    despertarse v pron
    a) ( del sueño) to wake (up)
    b) ( espabilarse) to wake (oneself) up
    * * *
    = arouse, awakening, spark off, wake up, awaken, awake, rouse, stir up, incite, beckon forth.
    Ex. The appearance of this volume aroused such a furor within and without the British Museum that further publication of the catalog was suspended.
    Ex. Puberty, he describes as 'dreamy and sentimental' and though this may seem a far cry from the teenagers we would recognize that adolescence brings an awakening of emotions, idealism and commitment to a romantic ideal.
    Ex. Like the librarians and the bookshop staff, the club members are catalysts who spark off that fission which will spread from child to child an awareness of books and the habit of reading them.
    Ex. I do anticipate, however, that we will wake up sooner or later to this enormous competitive threat.
    Ex. In the beginning it does not matter what kind of literature causes this to happen; the great thing is that the critical sense has been awakened.
    Ex. Schucking noted that early step when a child's 'imagination awakes, without corresponding development of the critical faculty,' a step most children make before they reach school age = Schucking se percató de ese primer paso en el niño cuando "se despierta su imaginación sin el correspondiente desarrollo de la capacidad crítica", un paso que dan la mayoría de los niños antes de alcanzar la edad escolar.
    Ex. The spirit, if not the content, of Marx can be the joust to rouse the sleepy theory of academic sociology.
    Ex. The goal of this guidebook is to help writers activate their brains to stir up more and better ideas and details.
    Ex. It is illegal to operate websites inciting terrorism under the Terrorism Act.
    Ex. Our academic curriculum and is designed to stimulate, challenge, and beckon forth the best from each student.
    ----
    * despertar a la realidad = wake up to + reality, wake up to + the realities.
    * despertar de = jolt out of.
    * despertar dudas = stir + doubts.
    * despertar el deseo = arouse + hunger.
    * despertar el entusiasmo = capture + the imagination, work up + an enthusiasm.
    * despertar el hambre = work up + an appetite.
    * despertar el interés = provoke + interest, stimulate + interest, stir + interest, whet + the appetite, heighten + interest, rouse + interest, capture + the imagination, capture + the interest, work up + an interest, pique + interest.
    * despertar el interés de = catch + the imagination of.
    * despertar entusiasmo = arouse + enthusiasm.
    * despertar interés = arouse + interest, attract + interest, raise + interest, spark + interest.
    * despertar interés por = kindle + interest in.
    * despertar la atención = arouse + attention, give + wake-up call.
    * despertar la curiosidad = arouse + curiosity, provoke + curiosity, spark + curiosity, excite + attention, excite + curiosity, pique + curiosity, stir + Posesivo + curiosity.
    * despertar la imaginación = fire + the imagination.
    * despertar la motivación = spark + motivation.
    * despertar la sed = work up + a thirst.
    * despertar las emociones = stir + emotions.
    * despertar la sensibilidad = release + feelings.
    * despertar pasión = ignite + passion.
    * despertarse = get on + the ball.
    * despertarse con = wake up to.
    * despertarse de = rouse from.
    * despertarse sobresaltado = startle awake.
    * despertarse sorprendido = startle awake.
    * despertar sospechas = stir + suspicion, arouse + suspicion.
    * despertar un sentimiento de = stir + a sense of.
    * destinado a despertar el interés del usuario = highlight abstract.
    * duro despertar = rude awakening.
    * tener un duro despertar = rude awakening + be in store.
    * volver a despertar = reawaken [re-awaken].
    * * *
    1.
    verbo transitivo
    a) < persona> to wake, wake... up
    b) <sentimientos/pasiones> to arouse; < apetito> to whet; < recuerdos> to evoke; < interés> to awaken, stir up
    2.
    a) ( del sueño) to wake (up); ( de la anestesia) to come round
    b) (liter) (a la realidad, al amor) to wake up to
    3.
    despertarse v pron
    a) ( del sueño) to wake (up)
    b) ( espabilarse) to wake (oneself) up
    * * *
    = arouse, awakening, spark off, wake up, awaken, awake, rouse, stir up, incite, beckon forth.

    Ex: The appearance of this volume aroused such a furor within and without the British Museum that further publication of the catalog was suspended.

    Ex: Puberty, he describes as 'dreamy and sentimental' and though this may seem a far cry from the teenagers we would recognize that adolescence brings an awakening of emotions, idealism and commitment to a romantic ideal.
    Ex: Like the librarians and the bookshop staff, the club members are catalysts who spark off that fission which will spread from child to child an awareness of books and the habit of reading them.
    Ex: I do anticipate, however, that we will wake up sooner or later to this enormous competitive threat.
    Ex: In the beginning it does not matter what kind of literature causes this to happen; the great thing is that the critical sense has been awakened.
    Ex: Schucking noted that early step when a child's 'imagination awakes, without corresponding development of the critical faculty,' a step most children make before they reach school age = Schucking se percató de ese primer paso en el niño cuando "se despierta su imaginación sin el correspondiente desarrollo de la capacidad crítica", un paso que dan la mayoría de los niños antes de alcanzar la edad escolar.
    Ex: The spirit, if not the content, of Marx can be the joust to rouse the sleepy theory of academic sociology.
    Ex: The goal of this guidebook is to help writers activate their brains to stir up more and better ideas and details.
    Ex: It is illegal to operate websites inciting terrorism under the Terrorism Act.
    Ex: Our academic curriculum and is designed to stimulate, challenge, and beckon forth the best from each student.
    * despertar a la realidad = wake up to + reality, wake up to + the realities.
    * despertar de = jolt out of.
    * despertar dudas = stir + doubts.
    * despertar el deseo = arouse + hunger.
    * despertar el entusiasmo = capture + the imagination, work up + an enthusiasm.
    * despertar el hambre = work up + an appetite.
    * despertar el interés = provoke + interest, stimulate + interest, stir + interest, whet + the appetite, heighten + interest, rouse + interest, capture + the imagination, capture + the interest, work up + an interest, pique + interest.
    * despertar el interés de = catch + the imagination of.
    * despertar entusiasmo = arouse + enthusiasm.
    * despertar interés = arouse + interest, attract + interest, raise + interest, spark + interest.
    * despertar interés por = kindle + interest in.
    * despertar la atención = arouse + attention, give + wake-up call.
    * despertar la curiosidad = arouse + curiosity, provoke + curiosity, spark + curiosity, excite + attention, excite + curiosity, pique + curiosity, stir + Posesivo + curiosity.
    * despertar la imaginación = fire + the imagination.
    * despertar la motivación = spark + motivation.
    * despertar la sed = work up + a thirst.
    * despertar las emociones = stir + emotions.
    * despertar la sensibilidad = release + feelings.
    * despertar pasión = ignite + passion.
    * despertarse = get on + the ball.
    * despertarse con = wake up to.
    * despertarse de = rouse from.
    * despertarse sobresaltado = startle awake.
    * despertarse sorprendido = startle awake.
    * despertar sospechas = stir + suspicion, arouse + suspicion.
    * despertar un sentimiento de = stir + a sense of.
    * destinado a despertar el interés del usuario = highlight abstract.
    * duro despertar = rude awakening.
    * tener un duro despertar = rude awakening + be in store.
    * volver a despertar = reawaken [re-awaken].

    * * *
    despertar1 [A5 ]
    vt
    1 ‹persona› to wake, wake … up
    despiértame a las ocho wake me (up) at eight o'clock
    2 ‹sentimientos/pasiones› to arouse; ‹apetito› to whet; ‹recuerdos› to evoke; ‹interés› to awaken, stir up
    un discurso que despertó fuertes polémicas a speech which sparked off o triggered o aroused o provoked fierce controversy
    esa música despierta recuerdos de mi niñez that music reminds me of my childhood o brings back o evokes memories of my childhood
    ■ despertar
    vi
    1 (del sueño) to wake (up)
    todavía no ha despertado de la anestesia she hasn't come round from the anesthetic yet
    despertó sobresaltado he woke (up) o ( liter) awoke with a start
    2 ( liter) (a la realidad, al amor) to wake up
    1 (del sueño) to wake (up)
    se despertó de madrugada he woke (up) very early
    2 (espabilarse) to wake (oneself) up
    voy a darme una ducha a ver si me despierto I'm going to have a shower to try to wake (myself) up
    awakening
    * * *

     

    despertar ( conjugate despertar) verbo transitivo
    a) persona to wake, wake … up

    b)sentimientos/pasiones to arouse;

    apetito to whet;
    recuerdos to evoke;
    interés to awaken, stir up
    verbo intransitivo ( del sueño) to wake (up);
    ( de la anestesia) to come round
    despertarse verbo pronominal ( del sueño) to wake (up)
    despertar
    I verbo transitivo
    1 to wake (up)
    2 fig (un sentimiento, recuerdo) to arouse
    II sustantivo masculino awakening: tiene muy mal despertar, he's always angry when he wakes up
    ' despertar' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    cerrarse
    - despertarse
    - escándalo
    - espabilar
    - grogui
    - ininteligible
    - umbral
    - despierta
    English:
    arouse
    - awake
    - awaken
    - awakening
    - fire
    - get up
    - rouse
    - roust
    - stir
    - stir up
    - wake
    - wake up
    - excite
    - get
    - kindle
    - provoke
    * * *
    vt
    1. [persona, animal] to wake (up);
    despiértame a las seis, por favor could you wake me (up) at six, please?
    2. [producir] [sentimientos] to arouse;
    [recuerdos] to bring back, to revive; [expectación] to create, to arouse; [debate, polémica] to give rise to;
    despertar odio/pasión to arouse hatred/passion;
    el ejercicio me despierta el apetito exercise gives me an appetite;
    esta canción despierta en mí buenos recuerdos this song brings back happy memories for me
    vi
    1. [dejar de dormir] to wake (up);
    ¡despierta, que ya hemos llegado! wake up! we've arrived!;
    despertó de repente de su sueño she suddenly woke from her dream
    2. [espabilar] to wake o wise up
    * * *
    I v/t
    1 wake, waken
    2 apetito whet; sospecha arouse; recuerdo reawaken, trigger
    II v/i wake up
    * * *
    despertar {55} vi
    : to awaken, to wake up
    1) : to arouse, to wake
    2) evocar: to elicit, to evoke
    * * *
    despertar vb (persona) to wake [pt. woke; pp. woken] / to wake up

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  • 13 despertarse

    1 to wake up, awake
    * * *
    * * *
    1.
    VPR to wake up, awaken
    2.
    * * *
    (v.) = get on + the ball
    Ex. On the other hand, I have to tell some librarians, 'Let's get on the ball and do something else besides have our noses to the grindstone, and think of more fundamental aspects of librarianship'.
    * * *
    (v.) = get on + the ball

    Ex: On the other hand, I have to tell some librarians, 'Let's get on the ball and do something else besides have our noses to the grindstone, and think of more fundamental aspects of librarianship'.

    * * *

     

    ■despertarse verbo reflexivo to wake (up): me desperté aterrorizada, I awoke in terror
    La traducción más común es to wake o to wake up. Cuando el verbo lleva complemento, hay que colocarlo entre wake y up: despiértame a las siete, wake me up at seven. To arouse se aplica únicamente en sentido más abstracto a sentimientos, sospechas, etc., y nunca significa dormir: despertar el interés, to arouse one's interest.
    ' despertarse' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    dormida
    - dormido
    - espabilarse
    - despertar
    - dormir
    English:
    wake up
    - stir
    - wake
    * * *
    vpr
    to wake (up);
    ¡despiértate, que ya es la hora! wake up! it's time!;
    despertarse de la siesta to wake from one's afternoon nap;
    aún no me he despertado I'm not really awake yet
    1. [de sueño] awakening;
    tiene muy mal despertarse he's always grumpy after he's just woken up
    2. [comienzo] rise, emergence;
    el despertarse de la civilización the dawn of civilization
    * * *
    v/r wake (up)
    IV m awakening
    * * *
    vr
    : to wake (oneself) up
    * * *
    despertarse vb to wake up [pt. woke; pp. woken]
    ¿a qué hora te despiertas? what time do you wake up?

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  • 14 despierto

    adj.
    1 awake, waking, wakeful, wide-awake.
    2 alert, mindful, attentive, conscious.
    pres.indicat.
    1st person singular (yo) present indicative of spanish verb: despertar.
    * * *
    1 awake
    2 (espabilado) lively, smart, sharp, bright
    * * *
    (f. - despierta)
    adj.
    * * *
    ADJ
    1) (=no dormido) awake
    2) (=listo) sharp
    3) (=alerta) alert
    * * *
    - ta adjetivo
    a) [estar] ( del sueño) awake
    b) [ser] <persona/mente> bright, alert
    * * *
    = watchful, awake, alert, on the ball.
    Ex. Though in the teacher's case it does mean that he is more watchful for opportunities.
    Ex. The public library's sole reason for being is to help people get along in the world, to help school children get better grades, to help preachers write better sermons that will keep the congregation awake, to help newspapermen find facts.
    Ex. The alert interviewer may secure valuable unsolicited information as a by-product.
    Ex. He believes his success will be determined by 'personal attention, being on the ball, attention to detail and consistency of service'.
    ----
    * horas en las que Uno está despierto = waking time.
    * imaginación muy despierta = vivid imagination.
    * mantenerse despierto = keep + alert, stay + awake.
    * medio despierto = drowsily, groggily, bleary-eyed.
    * no muy despierto = slow.
    * permanecer despierto = stay + awake.
    * soñar despierto = daydream.
    * sueño despierto = waking dream.
    * * *
    - ta adjetivo
    a) [estar] ( del sueño) awake
    b) [ser] <persona/mente> bright, alert
    * * *
    = watchful, awake, alert, on the ball.

    Ex: Though in the teacher's case it does mean that he is more watchful for opportunities.

    Ex: The public library's sole reason for being is to help people get along in the world, to help school children get better grades, to help preachers write better sermons that will keep the congregation awake, to help newspapermen find facts.
    Ex: The alert interviewer may secure valuable unsolicited information as a by-product.
    Ex: He believes his success will be determined by 'personal attention, being on the ball, attention to detail and consistency of service'.
    * horas en las que Uno está despierto = waking time.
    * imaginación muy despierta = vivid imagination.
    * mantenerse despierto = keep + alert, stay + awake.
    * medio despierto = drowsily, groggily, bleary-eyed.
    * no muy despierto = slow.
    * permanecer despierto = stay + awake.
    * soñar despierto = daydream.
    * sueño despierto = waking dream.

    * * *
    1 [ ESTAR] (del sueño) awake
    2 [ SER] ‹persona/mente› bright, alert; ‹imaginación› vivid
    * * *

     

    Del verbo despertar: ( conjugate despertar)

    despierto es:

    1ª persona singular (yo) presente indicativo

    Multiple Entries:
    despertar    
    despierto
    despertar ( conjugate despertar) verbo transitivo
    a) persona to wake, wake … up

    b)sentimientos/pasiones to arouse;

    apetito to whet;
    recuerdos to evoke;
    interés to awaken, stir up
    verbo intransitivo ( del sueño) to wake (up);
    ( de la anestesia) to come round
    despertarse verbo pronominal ( del sueño) to wake (up)
    despierto
    ◊ -ta adjetivo

    a) [estar] ( del sueño) awake

    b) [ser] ‹persona/mente bright, alert

    despertar
    I verbo transitivo
    1 to wake (up)
    2 fig (un sentimiento, recuerdo) to arouse
    II sustantivo masculino awakening: tiene muy mal despertar, he's always angry when he wakes up
    despierto,-a adjetivo
    1 (no dormido) awake
    2 (vivo, espabilado) quick, sharp
    ' despierto' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    despierta
    - desvelada
    - desvelado
    - espabilada
    - espabilado
    - lista
    - listo
    - soñar
    - velar
    - vivo
    English:
    awake
    - daydream
    - keep up
    - reverie
    - stay up
    - wide awake
    - alert
    - keep
    - slow
    - wide
    * * *
    despierto, -a
    adj
    1. [sin dormir] awake;
    ¿estás despierto? are you awake?
    2. [espabilado, listo] bright, sharp
    * * *
    adj
    1 awake;
    2 fig
    bright
    * * *
    despierto, -ta adj
    1) : awake, alert
    2) listo: clever, sharp
    con la mente despierta: with a sharp mind
    * * *
    1. (no dormido) awake
    2. (listo) bright

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  • 15 despistado

    adj.
    disoriented, lost, at wits end, clueless.
    past part.
    past participle of spanish verb: despistar.
    * * *
    1→ link=despistar despistar
    1 (distraído) absent-minded
    2 (confundido) confused
    estoy despistado, ya no sé dónde estamos I'm lost, I don't know where we are
    nombre masculino,nombre femenino
    1 absent-minded person, scatterbrain
    \
    hacerse el/la despistado,-a to pretend not to understand
    * * *
    despistado, -a
    1. ADJ
    1) (=distraído) vague, absentminded
    2) (=confuso) confused, muddled
    2.
    SM / F (=distraído) scatterbrain, absent-minded person
    * * *
    I
    - da adjetivo
    1)
    a) [ser] vague, absentminded
    b) [estar]

    estaba or iba despistado — I was miles away (colloq) o daydreaming

    2) [estar] (desorientado, confuso) bewildered, lost
    II
    - da masculino, femenino scatterbrain (colloq)
    * * *
    = absent-minded, scatterbrain, clueless, moony [moonier -comp., mooniest -sup.], dreamy [dreamier -comp., dreamiest -sup.], in a fog, ditzy [ditzier -comp., ditziest -sup.], ditz, dits, ditsy [ditsier -comp., ditsiest -sup.], airhead, airheaded.
    Ex. The academic library is the natural habitat of the absent-minded professor.
    Ex. A 'characterology' can be created, from the author who is himself a precise archivist to the scatterbrain who throws nothing away.
    Ex. He was standing around clueless, being introduced to a bunch of people he wouldn't remember in the morning.
    Ex. I know for certain I was moony and lonely, feeling dissatisfied with myself, and wanted only to be alone that night.
    Ex. Puberty, he describes as ' dreamy and sentimental' and though this may seem a far cry from the teenagers we would recognize that adolescence brings an awakening of emotions, idealism and commitment to a romantic ideal.
    Ex. After practice, however, the usually affable Jackson looked to be in a fog as he prepared to walk to his locker.
    Ex. She might be a ditz, you can do that with the money she makes, if she wasn't so rich she'd be just another ditzy broad.
    Ex. She might be a ditz, you can do that with the money she makes, if she wasn't so rich she'd be just another ditzy broad.
    Ex. But then again, there are thousands of such ditses out there that need mental help.
    Ex. If there is a stereo type for ditsy blondes she really has gone out of her way to fit it perfectly.
    Ex. Some people like airheads with fake boobs.
    Ex. She's just an airheaded bimbo, with an endless capacity to push aside unpleasant realities in favor of her more satisfying interests: young men and jewels.
    * * *
    I
    - da adjetivo
    1)
    a) [ser] vague, absentminded
    b) [estar]

    estaba or iba despistado — I was miles away (colloq) o daydreaming

    2) [estar] (desorientado, confuso) bewildered, lost
    II
    - da masculino, femenino scatterbrain (colloq)
    * * *
    = absent-minded, scatterbrain, clueless, moony [moonier -comp., mooniest -sup.], dreamy [dreamier -comp., dreamiest -sup.], in a fog, ditzy [ditzier -comp., ditziest -sup.], ditz, dits, ditsy [ditsier -comp., ditsiest -sup.], airhead, airheaded.

    Ex: The academic library is the natural habitat of the absent-minded professor.

    Ex: A 'characterology' can be created, from the author who is himself a precise archivist to the scatterbrain who throws nothing away.
    Ex: He was standing around clueless, being introduced to a bunch of people he wouldn't remember in the morning.
    Ex: I know for certain I was moony and lonely, feeling dissatisfied with myself, and wanted only to be alone that night.
    Ex: Puberty, he describes as ' dreamy and sentimental' and though this may seem a far cry from the teenagers we would recognize that adolescence brings an awakening of emotions, idealism and commitment to a romantic ideal.
    Ex: After practice, however, the usually affable Jackson looked to be in a fog as he prepared to walk to his locker.
    Ex: She might be a ditz, you can do that with the money she makes, if she wasn't so rich she'd be just another ditzy broad.
    Ex: She might be a ditz, you can do that with the money she makes, if she wasn't so rich she'd be just another ditzy broad.
    Ex: But then again, there are thousands of such ditses out there that need mental help.
    Ex: If there is a stereo type for ditsy blondes she really has gone out of her way to fit it perfectly.
    Ex: Some people like airheads with fake boobs.
    Ex: She's just an airheaded bimbo, with an endless capacity to push aside unpleasant realities in favor of her more satisfying interests: young men and jewels.

    * * *
    1 [ SER] forgetful, absent-minded
    tendrás que recordárselo, es muy despistado you'll have to remind him, he's very absent-minded o forgetful o he tends to forget things
    soy muy despistado para los nombres I never remember names, I'm hopeless with names ( colloq)
    2 [ ESTAR]:
    estaba or iba despistado y me pasé de la parada I was miles away o I was daydreaming and I missed my stop ( colloq)
    B [ ESTAR] (desorientado, confuso) bewildered, lost
    con tantos cambios estoy despistado I'm bewildered by o I'm all at sea with all these changes
    todavía anda un poco despistado he hasn't quite found his feet yet, he's still a bit lost o disoriented
    masculine, feminine
    scatterbrain ( colloq)
    es un despistado he's a scatterbrain, he's very absent-minded o forgetful
    no te hagas la despistada don't act as if you don't know what I'm talking about
    * * *

     

    Del verbo despistar: ( conjugate despistar)

    despistado es:

    el participio

    Multiple Entries:
    despistado    
    despistar
    despistado
    ◊ -da adjetivo

    a) [ser] vague, absentminded;


    b)

    estar despistado to be miles away (colloq) o daydreaming;


    (desorientado, confuso) to be bewildered o lost
    ■ sustantivo masculino, femenino
    scatterbrain (colloq)
    despistar ( conjugate despistar) verbo transitivo
    a) (desorientar, confundir) to confuse


    sabuesoto throw … off the scent
    despistarse verbo pronominal ( confundirse) to get confused o muddled;
    ( distraerse) to lose concentration
    despistado,-a
    I adjetivo
    1 (olvidadizo) scatterbrained, absent-minded: Jorge es muy despistado, nunca se acuerda de dónde ha aparcado el coche, Jorge is absent-minded; he never remembers where he parked his car
    2 (desorientado) confused: estoy un poco despistado, ¿dónde nos encontramos ahora?, I'm a bit confused - where are we?
    II sustantivo masculino y femenino scatterbrain: me hago la despistada, I pretend not to understand
    despistar verbo transitivo
    1 (hacer perder la pista) to lose, throw off the scent
    2 figurado to mislead
    ' despistado' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    despistada
    - distraída
    - distraído
    - hacerse
    - alocado
    - atolondrado
    English:
    absent-minded
    - careless
    - forgetful
    - hopelessly
    - scatterbrained
    - sea
    - absent
    - vague
    * * *
    despistado, -a
    adj
    1. [por naturaleza] absent-minded;
    soy muy despistado para los cumpleaños I'm hopeless at remembering birthdays
    2. [momentáneamente] distracted;
    en ese momento estaba despistado y no la vi I was distracted at the time and didn't see her
    3. [confuso] muddled, mixed up;
    aún se le ve despistado he still looks a bit lost o as if he doesn't quite know what he's doing;
    nos tenías despistados a todos you had us all fooled
    nm,f
    es una despistada she's very absent-minded;
    hacerse el despistado to act as if one hasn't noticed/heard/understood/ etc;
    no te hagas el despistado, te hablo a ti stop acting as if you haven't heard, I'm talking to you
    * * *
    I adj scatterbrained
    II m, despistada f scatterbrain
    * * *
    despistado, -da adj
    1) distraído: absentminded, forgetful
    2) confuso: confused, bewildered
    despistado, -da n
    : scatterbrain, absentminded person
    * * *
    despistado adj absent minded

    Spanish-English dictionary > despistado

  • 16 disminución

    f.
    decrease, abatement, decline, reduction.
    * * *
    1 decrease, reduction
    \
    ir en disminución to diminish, decrease
    * * *
    noun f.
    decrease, drop, fall
    * * *
    SF
    1) (=reducción) [de población, cantidad] decrease, drop, fall; [de precios, temperaturas] drop, fall; [de velocidad] decrease, reduction
    2) (Med) [de dolor] reduction; [de fiebre] drop, fall
    3) (Cos) [de puntos] decreasing
    * * *
    a) (de gastos, salarios, precios) decrease, drop, fall; ( de población) decrease, fall
    b) (de entusiasmo, interés) waning, dwindling
    c) ( al tejer) decreasing
    * * *
    = decline, drop, dropping off, lessening, shortfall [short-fall], shrinkage, diminution, abatement, deceleration, falling-off, waning, downward spiral, fall, slowdown, ebbing, minimisation [minimization, -USA], depletion, subsidence, lowering, effacement.
    Ex. Library automation was in its ascendancy at precisely the same time that the nation's economy was firmly embarked on its present calamitous decline.
    Ex. Perfect recall can only be achieved by a drop in the proportion of relevant documents considered.
    Ex. There is a sharp dropping off, particularly where activities require going beyond the library walls = Se da un marcado descenso, especialmente allí donde las actividades necesitan ir más allá de los muros de la biblioteca.
    Ex. It was concluded that when one tries to hold the fragile interest (through library publications) of a new customer, a mere lessening of sentence and word lengths work wonders in preventing the impeding of that interest.
    Ex. It seems likely that it is between 80-90% complete but since there are some notable absentees the shortfall in total coverage is a significant one.
    Ex. DBMS systems aim to allow data to be re-organised to accommodate growth, shrinkage and so on.
    Ex. Most adults feel the awakening of interest in biography and a diminution at the same time of the fondness for fiction.
    Ex. The asbestos literature is discussed under its industrial, medical, legal, control and abatement aspects.
    Ex. He observes that at the junction points of sciences there is an almost twofold deceleration of the processes of application and spreading of knowledge.
    Ex. A slight decline -- about 1% -- in the book title output of US publishers took place in 1988, compared with 1987, largely attributable to a falling-off of mass market paperback output, especially in fiction.
    Ex. This article discusses the impact of growing number of students and waning financial resources on library services and acquisition focusing on book shortages, security problems and inadequacy of staffing.
    Ex. The downward spiral of increasing serial prices and decreasing subscriptions is well documented.
    Ex. There has been a rapid increase in the number and costs of science, technology and medicine scholarly titles in recent years, and a fall in subscriptions.
    Ex. A new solution to the problem of predicting cyclical highs and lows in the economy enables one to gauge whether an incipient economic downswing will turn out to be a slowdown in economic growth or a real recession.
    Ex. The article is entitled 'The ebbing of municipal documents and the flow of public information in New York'.
    Ex. A strategy for deciding the optimal volume of a library's periodical holdings is formulated, based on minimisation of the total costs incurred by the use of periodical articles.
    Ex. Results indicated that there will be a serious depletion of resources in library schools before the year 2001.
    Ex. Decision making by the Water Board on water levels was based on information on agricultural effects and the risk of damage to buildings and roads as a consequence of subsidence.
    Ex. Irrespective of the depth of indexing, however, the essential simplicity of post-coordinate indexing is a factor that can lead to a lowering of precision at the search stage.
    Ex. Meanwhile a coalition of cells has been effected at intervals through the effacement of their walls.
    ----
    * disminución de la calidad = lowering of standards.
    * disminución de la confianza = sapping of confidence.
    * en disminución = dwindling, on the wane.
    * * *
    a) (de gastos, salarios, precios) decrease, drop, fall; ( de población) decrease, fall
    b) (de entusiasmo, interés) waning, dwindling
    c) ( al tejer) decreasing
    * * *
    = decline, drop, dropping off, lessening, shortfall [short-fall], shrinkage, diminution, abatement, deceleration, falling-off, waning, downward spiral, fall, slowdown, ebbing, minimisation [minimization, -USA], depletion, subsidence, lowering, effacement.

    Ex: Library automation was in its ascendancy at precisely the same time that the nation's economy was firmly embarked on its present calamitous decline.

    Ex: Perfect recall can only be achieved by a drop in the proportion of relevant documents considered.
    Ex: There is a sharp dropping off, particularly where activities require going beyond the library walls = Se da un marcado descenso, especialmente allí donde las actividades necesitan ir más allá de los muros de la biblioteca.
    Ex: It was concluded that when one tries to hold the fragile interest (through library publications) of a new customer, a mere lessening of sentence and word lengths work wonders in preventing the impeding of that interest.
    Ex: It seems likely that it is between 80-90% complete but since there are some notable absentees the shortfall in total coverage is a significant one.
    Ex: DBMS systems aim to allow data to be re-organised to accommodate growth, shrinkage and so on.
    Ex: Most adults feel the awakening of interest in biography and a diminution at the same time of the fondness for fiction.
    Ex: The asbestos literature is discussed under its industrial, medical, legal, control and abatement aspects.
    Ex: He observes that at the junction points of sciences there is an almost twofold deceleration of the processes of application and spreading of knowledge.
    Ex: A slight decline -- about 1% -- in the book title output of US publishers took place in 1988, compared with 1987, largely attributable to a falling-off of mass market paperback output, especially in fiction.
    Ex: This article discusses the impact of growing number of students and waning financial resources on library services and acquisition focusing on book shortages, security problems and inadequacy of staffing.
    Ex: The downward spiral of increasing serial prices and decreasing subscriptions is well documented.
    Ex: There has been a rapid increase in the number and costs of science, technology and medicine scholarly titles in recent years, and a fall in subscriptions.
    Ex: A new solution to the problem of predicting cyclical highs and lows in the economy enables one to gauge whether an incipient economic downswing will turn out to be a slowdown in economic growth or a real recession.
    Ex: The article is entitled 'The ebbing of municipal documents and the flow of public information in New York'.
    Ex: A strategy for deciding the optimal volume of a library's periodical holdings is formulated, based on minimisation of the total costs incurred by the use of periodical articles.
    Ex: Results indicated that there will be a serious depletion of resources in library schools before the year 2001.
    Ex: Decision making by the Water Board on water levels was based on information on agricultural effects and the risk of damage to buildings and roads as a consequence of subsidence.
    Ex: Irrespective of the depth of indexing, however, the essential simplicity of post-coordinate indexing is a factor that can lead to a lowering of precision at the search stage.
    Ex: Meanwhile a coalition of cells has been effected at intervals through the effacement of their walls.
    * disminución de la calidad = lowering of standards.
    * disminución de la confianza = sapping of confidence.
    * en disminución = dwindling, on the wane.

    * * *
    1 (de gastos, salarios, precios) decrease, drop, fall; (de la población) decrease, fall
    la disminución de las tarifas the lowering of o reduction in charges
    la disminución de la población estudiantil the decrease o fall in the student population
    2 (del entusiasmo, interés) waning, dwindling
    una disminución del interés del público waning o dwindling public interest
    3 (al tejer) decreasing
    * * *

     

    disminución sustantivo femenino
    decrease, fall;
    ( de temperatura) drop;
    ( de tarifa) reduction
    disminución sustantivo femenino decrease, drop
    ' disminución' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    distensión
    English:
    decline
    - decrease
    - shrinkage
    - fall
    - slump
    * * *
    [de cantidad, velocidad, intensidad] decrease, decline (de in); [de precios, temperaturas] fall (de in); [de interés] decline, waning (de of);
    la disminución del desempleo/de la contaminación the decrease in unemployment/pollution;
    una disminución salarial a decrease o drop in wages;
    ir en disminución to be on the decrease
    * * *
    f decrease
    * * *
    disminución nf, pl - ciones : decrease, drop, fall
    * * *
    disminución n fall / drop

    Spanish-English dictionary > disminución

  • 17 distraído

    adj.
    1 absent-minded, absentminded, abstracted, distracted.
    2 untidy.
    past part.
    past participle of spanish verb: distraer.
    * * *
    1→ link=distraer distraer
    1 (desatento) absent-minded
    2 (entretenido) entertaining, fun
    nombre masculino,nombre femenino
    1 absent-minded person
    \
    hacerse el/la distraído,-a to pretend not to notice
    * * *
    (f. - distraída)
    adj.
    3) entertained, amused
    * * *
    distraído, -a
    1. ADJ
    1) (=despistado)
    a) [con estar]

    siempre está distraído en clase — he's always daydreaming in class, he never pays attention in class

    me miró distraída — she glanced absently at me, she glanced at me absent-mindedly

    b) [con ser]
    2) (=entretenido) entertained, amused
    3) Esp (=divertido) entertaining, amusing
    4) (=disoluto) dissolute
    2.
    SM / F
    * * *
    - da adjetivo
    a) [ser] < persona> absentminded, vague
    b) [estar]

    perdona, estaba distraído — sorry, I wasn't paying attention

    * * *
    = absent-minded, distracted, unfocused [unfocussed], dreamy [dreamier -comp., dreamiest -sup.], moony [moonier -comp., mooniest -sup.].
    Ex. The academic library is the natural habitat of the absent-minded professor.
    Ex. A class may be keen, alert, contributive, except for one child who is withdrawn, distracted, unresponsive.
    Ex. They may be unfocused, underprepared, and not of a frame of mind to devote time and thoughtful energy to library research.
    Ex. Puberty, he describes as ' dreamy and sentimental' and though this may seem a far cry from the teenagers we would recognize that adolescence brings an awakening of emotions, idealism and commitment to a romantic ideal.
    Ex. I know for certain I was moony and lonely, feeling dissatisfied with myself, and wanted only to be alone that night.
    * * *
    - da adjetivo
    a) [ser] < persona> absentminded, vague
    b) [estar]

    perdona, estaba distraído — sorry, I wasn't paying attention

    * * *
    = absent-minded, distracted, unfocused [unfocussed], dreamy [dreamier -comp., dreamiest -sup.], moony [moonier -comp., mooniest -sup.].

    Ex: The academic library is the natural habitat of the absent-minded professor.

    Ex: A class may be keen, alert, contributive, except for one child who is withdrawn, distracted, unresponsive.
    Ex: They may be unfocused, underprepared, and not of a frame of mind to devote time and thoughtful energy to library research.
    Ex: Puberty, he describes as ' dreamy and sentimental' and though this may seem a far cry from the teenagers we would recognize that adolescence brings an awakening of emotions, idealism and commitment to a romantic ideal.
    Ex: I know for certain I was moony and lonely, feeling dissatisfied with myself, and wanted only to be alone that night.

    * * *
    ‹persona/aire/mirada›
    iba distraído y no se fijó que había un escalón he was miles away and didn't see the step ( colloq)
    es muy distraído he's very absentminded
    perdona, estaba distraído sorry, I wasn't paying attention o I wasn't concentrating o my mind was elsewhere
    * * *

    Del verbo distraer: ( conjugate distraer)

    distraído es:

    el participio

    Multiple Entries:
    distraer    
    distraído
    distraer ( conjugate distraer) verbo transitivo
    a)persona/atención to distract;

    distraído a algn de algo ‹de trabajo/estudios› to distract sb from sth ‹ de preocupaciones› to take sb's mind off sth
    b) ( entretener) ‹ personato keep … entertained

    distraerse verbo pronominal
    a) (despistarse, descuidarse) to get distracted



    se distrae con cualquier cosa she doesn't need much to keep amused
    distraído
    ◊ -da adjetivo

    a) [ser] ‹ persona absentminded, vague

    b)

    estaba/iba distraído he was miles away (colloq)

    distraer verbo transitivo
    1 (entretener) to entertain: la televisión distrae a la abuela, the television keeps Grandmother amused
    2 (desviar la atención) to distract
    distraído,-a adjetivo
    1 (entretenido) entertaining
    2 (despistado) absent-minded
    ' distraído' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    abstraída
    - abstraído
    - distraída
    - ida
    - ido
    - atontado
    - ausente
    - desatento
    English:
    absent-minded
    - distracted
    - dreamy
    - vague
    - absent
    - inattentive
    * * *
    distraído, -a
    adj
    1. [entretenido] [libro] readable;
    [programa de TV, película] watchable; [persona] amusing, entertaining;
    una tarde/conversación distraída quite a nice afternoon/conversation;
    pasamos un rato muy distraído jugando a las cartas we had a good time playing cards;
    los niños estaban muy distraídos con los dibujos animados the children were very involved in the cartoons
    2. [despistado]
    ser distraído to be absent-minded;
    es un tipo muy distraído he's a very absent-minded guy;
    estar distraído to be distracted;
    estaba distraído y me quitaron la maleta I wasn't paying attention o I let my attention wander and I had my suitcase stolen;
    lo siento, estaba distraído, ¿qué decías? sorry, I was miles away;
    * * *
    I partdistraer
    II adj absent-minded; temporalmente distracted
    * * *
    distraído, -da adj
    1) : distracted, preoccupied
    2) despistado: absentminded
    * * *
    1. (despistado) absent minded
    perdona, estaba distraído sorry, I was miles away
    2. (divertido) enjoyable

    Spanish-English dictionary > distraído

  • 18 duro despertar

    Ex. Anyone who loves to be taken away by a good travel yarn will find ' Rude Awakenings' a great adventure.
    * * *

    Ex: Anyone who loves to be taken away by a good travel yarn will find ' Rude Awakenings' a great adventure.

    Spanish-English dictionary > duro despertar

  • 19 duro1

    1 = harsh [harsher -comp., harshest -sup.], severe [severer -comp., severest -sup.], stiff [stiffer -comp., stiffest -sup.], tough [tougher -comp., toughest -sup.], flinty [flintier -comp., flintiest -sup.], hard [harder -comp., hardest -sup.], stern, rough [rougher -comp., roughest -sup.], rugged, hard-nosed, unfeeling, tough-minded, hard-line, hardy [hardier -comp., hardiest -sup.], hard-wearing, gruelling [grueling, -USA].
    Ex. In this unhappy pattern SLIS are not being singled out for especially harsh treatment.
    Ex. Obviously if it were not for the fact that such indexes also have severe limitations there would be little need to produce any other type of subject index.
    Ex. Ironically, however, the internal organisation walls librarians have built to categorise materials by format remain stiff and solid.
    Ex. As educators, then, we need to ask ourselves some very tough questions -- some to which we would rather not hear the answers.
    Ex. 'I wish she'd tell me when she asks one of my people to do something,' she added in the same flinty tone.
    Ex. The amount of stuffing in the balls was varied to suit the nature of the work; large, soft balls with weak ink were used for low-grade work; small, hard balls and strong ink for work of better quality.
    Ex. There are two good reasons for this stern rule.
    Ex. The changes for the latter group are going to be abrupt, and rough -- very revolutionary.
    Ex. The article 'Where no drive has gone before: ruggedized CD-ROM drives' provides examples of conditions where CD-ROM drives need to be particularly rugged (severe industrial conditions, severe shock and vibration conditions, and severe military conditions).
    Ex. Companies must adopt a hard-nosed attitude in judging the cost benefits of teletext.
    Ex. The discourteous, unfeeling, & degrading reception encountered by job applicants is discussed.
    Ex. Carnegie was a conservative, rigidly moralistic, and tough-minded individualist.
    Ex. Many school districts have adopted a hard-line approach to reducing unexcused absenteeism; in one such district, truancy rates were reduced 45 percent when truants and their parents were taken to court.
    Ex. These plants are often not as hardy when placed in the garden under less than hothouse conditions.
    Ex. The manufacturers of this type of artificial turf say that while the grass is soft and springy underfoot it is extremely tough and hard-wearing.
    Ex. He has become one of the first people in the world to complete a gruelling foot race involving four deserts on four different continents.
    ----
    * actuar duro = play + hardball.
    * a duras penas = with great difficulty.
    * arreglárselas a duras penas = muddle through.
    * avanzar a duras penas = flounder, grind on.
    * cara dura = impudence, effrontery, blatancy, shameless, shamelessness.
    * ciencias duras, las = hard sciences, the.
    * dar duro = pack + a wallop.
    * de línea dura = hard-line.
    * disco duro = hard disc.
    * dura realidad = fact of life, harsh reality.
    * duro como una piedra = rock-hard.
    * duro de corazón = hard-hearted.
    * duro de oído = hard-of-hearing.
    * duro despertar = rude awakening.
    * duro golpe = cruel blow.
    * duro revés = cruel blow.
    * edición en cubierta dura = hardcover.
    * edición en tapas duras = hardcover.
    * ganarse la vida a duras penas = eke out + a living, scratch (out) + a living, scrape + a living, eke out + an existence.
    * hacerse el duro = play it + cool, play + hard to get.
    * hueso duro = tough nut.
    * hueso duro de roer = uphill struggle, tough nut to crack, hard nut to crack.
    * huevo duro = hard-boiled egg.
    * la parte más dura de = brunt of, the.
    * libro impreso en pastas duras = board book.
    * madera dura = hardwood.
    * ¿mano blanda o mano dura? = the carrot vs. the stick.
    * mano blanda y mano dura = carrots and sticks.
    * mano dura = iron fist, iron hand.
    * más duro que la suela de un zapato = as tough as leather, as tough as nails, as tough as nuts, as tough as old boots, as tough as shoe leather.
    * más duro que una piedra = as tough as nuts, as tough as nails, as tough as leather, as tough as old boots, as tough as shoe leather.
    * paladar duro = hard palate.
    * pastas duras = hard cover.
    * personas que son duras de oído, las = hard of hearing, the.
    * pornografía dura = hard core pornography.
    * puro y duro = unvarnished.
    * recibir duras críticas = take + a pounding, take + a beating.
    * salir adelante a duras penas = eke out + a living, scratch (out) + a living, scrape + a living, eke out + an existence.
    * sector duro = hard sector.
    * tan duro como el pedernal = as hard as nails.
    * tan duro como la piedra = as hard as nails.
    * tan duro como la suela de un zapato = as tough as leather, as tough as nails, as tough as nuts, as tough as old boots, as tough as shoe leather.
    * tan duro como una piedra = as hard as nails, as tough as nuts, as tough as nails, as tough as leather, as tough as old boots, as tough as shoe leather.
    * tenerlo duro = not be easy.
    * tener un duro despertar = rude awakening + be in store.
    * trabajar duro = labour [labor, -USA], toil, slave away.
    * trabajo duro = hard graft, hard labour, thirsty work, hard work.

    Spanish-English dictionary > duro1

  • 20 emoción

    f.
    emotion, feeling, thrill, excitement.
    * * *
    1 (sentimiento) emotion, feeling
    2 (excitación) excitement
    \
    ¡qué emoción! how exciting!
    * * *
    noun f.
    emotion, excitement
    * * *
    SF
    1) (=sentimiento) emotion
    2) (=excitación) excitement

    ¡qué emoción! — (lit) how exciting!; iró big deal!

    la emoción de la película no disminuyethe excitement o tension of the film does not flag

    * * *
    femenino ( sentimiento) emotion; (expectación, excitación) excitement
    * * *
    = emotion, excitement, poignancy, thrill, titillation, exhilaration.
    Ex. Puberty, he describes as 'dreamy and sentimental' and though this may seem a far cry from the teenagers we would recognize that adolescence brings an awakening of emotions, idealism and commitment to a romantic ideal.
    Ex. If done effectively, displays can add interest and even excitement to the process of information discovery.
    Ex. Death becomes the character's hugged secret in what is a movie infused with silence and poignancy.
    Ex. She felt a small thrill of triumph.
    Ex. At heart, it is a smirkingly adolescent pursuit of cheap laughs and mild titillation, with a surfeit of jokes involving breasts and bums and with new extremes of scatological humiliation.
    Ex. The performance nevertheless falls flat due to the singers' failure to create true exhilaration.
    ----
    * acallar una emoción = bruise + emotion.
    * despertar las emociones = stir + emotions.
    * estremecerse de emoción = tremble with + excitement.
    * haber un aire de emoción = there + be + an air of excitement.
    * hacer llorar de emoción = move + Nombre + to tears.
    * infundir emoción = infuse + emotion.
    * no sucumbir ante las emociones = keep + a stiff upper lip.
    * respirarse emoción en el aire = there + be + an air of excitement.
    * sentir una emoción = feel + emotion.
    * * *
    femenino ( sentimiento) emotion; (expectación, excitación) excitement
    * * *
    = emotion, excitement, poignancy, thrill, titillation, exhilaration.

    Ex: Puberty, he describes as 'dreamy and sentimental' and though this may seem a far cry from the teenagers we would recognize that adolescence brings an awakening of emotions, idealism and commitment to a romantic ideal.

    Ex: If done effectively, displays can add interest and even excitement to the process of information discovery.
    Ex: Death becomes the character's hugged secret in what is a movie infused with silence and poignancy.
    Ex: She felt a small thrill of triumph.
    Ex: At heart, it is a smirkingly adolescent pursuit of cheap laughs and mild titillation, with a surfeit of jokes involving breasts and bums and with new extremes of scatological humiliation.
    Ex: The performance nevertheless falls flat due to the singers' failure to create true exhilaration.
    * acallar una emoción = bruise + emotion.
    * despertar las emociones = stir + emotions.
    * estremecerse de emoción = tremble with + excitement.
    * haber un aire de emoción = there + be + an air of excitement.
    * hacer llorar de emoción = move + Nombre + to tears.
    * infundir emoción = infuse + emotion.
    * no sucumbir ante las emociones = keep + a stiff upper lip.
    * respirarse emoción en el aire = there + be + an air of excitement.
    * sentir una emoción = feel + emotion.

    * * *
    1 (sentimiento) emotion
    no deja traslucir sus emociones he doesn't let his emotions o feelings show
    2 (expectación, excitación) excitement
    ¡qué emoción! how exciting!
    * * *

    emoción sustantivo femenino ( sentimiento) emotion;
    (expectación, excitación) excitement;
    ¡qué emoción! how exciting!

    emoción sustantivo femenino
    1 (sentimiento) emotion
    2 (nerviosismo, expectación) excitement: con la emoción me olvidé de llamarte, I was so excited that I forgot to call you

    ' emoción' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    conmoción
    - embargar
    - emocionar
    - impresión
    - nudo
    - sacudir
    - sensación
    - temblar
    - vibrar
    - entrecortado
    - intenso
    - llorar
    - reflejar
    - sentimiento
    - sentir
    - sorpresa
    - uy
    - viveza
    English:
    break
    - control
    - cover up
    - curb
    - dam up
    - damp
    - deep
    - deepen
    - depth
    - dormant
    - emotion
    - emotionalism
    - excitement
    - exhibit
    - feel
    - force back
    - great
    - joy
    - outburst
    - overcome
    - overpower
    - overwhelm
    - pass
    - pass off
    - possess
    - powerful
    - profess
    - sham
    - shame
    - sharpen
    - shock
    - show
    - sniff
    - stir
    - strength
    - strong
    - subdue
    - suppress
    - thrill
    - violent
    - wave
    - wrench
    - flurry
    - move
    * * *
    1. [conmoción, sentimiento] emotion;
    la emoción le impedía hablar he was so emotional he could hardly speak;
    temblaba de emoción he was trembling with emotion;
    lloraba de emoción he was moved to tears
    2. [expectación] excitement;
    ¡qué emoción! how exciting!;
    seguían el partido con emoción they followed the game with excitement
    * * *
    f emotion;
    ¡qué emoción! how exciting!
    * * *
    emoción nf, pl - ciones : emotion
    emocional adj
    * * *
    1. (sentimiento) emotion
    2. (pasión) excitement
    ¡qué emoción! how exciting!

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  • Awakening — (or The Awakening) can refer to:* The term AwakeArts and literature* Awakening (comics), a number of titles * Awakening , a 2007 novella by Judith Berman * Awakening , a 2001 novel by Cate Tiernan * The Awakening (novel), a 1899 novel by Kate… …   Wikipedia

  • Awakening — A*wak en*ing, a. Rousing from sleep, in a natural or a figurative sense; rousing into activity; exciting; as, the awakening city; an awakening discourse; the awakening dawn. {A*wak en*ing*ly}, adv. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Awakening — (Рим,Италия) Категория отеля: Адрес: Via Sicilia 153, Виа Венето, 00187 Рим, Италия …   Каталог отелей

  • awakening — [ə wā′kəniŋ] n., adj. 1. (a) waking up 2. (an) arousing or reviving, as of impulses, religion, etc. ☆ the Great Awakening a movement of religious revival in the American Colonies from c. 1720 to the time of the Revolution …   English World dictionary

  • Awakening — A*wak en*ing, n. The act of awaking, or ceasing to sleep. Specifically: A revival of religion, or more general attention to religious matters than usual. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • awakening — index moving (evoking emotion), revival Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • awakening — [n] making conscious or alert activation, animating, arousal, awaking, birth, enlivening, incitement, kindling, provocation, rebirth, renewal, revival, rousing, stimulation, stirring up, vivication, waking, waking up; concepts 13,105,231 Ant.… …   New thesaurus

  • awakening — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ rude, sudden ▪ If they expected a warm welcome, they were in for a rude awakening. ▪ political, religious, sexual, spiritual ▪ …   Collocations dictionary

  • awakening — [[t]əwe͟ɪkənɪŋ[/t]] awakenings 1) N COUNT: usu sing, with supp The awakening of a feeling or realization is the start of it. ...the awakening of national consciousness in people. ...a young woman s sexual awakening. 2) PHRASE If you have a rude… …   English dictionary

  • awakening — 1. adjective Rousing from sleep, in a natural or a figurative sense; rousing into activity; exciting; as, the awakening city; an awakening discourse; the awakening dawn. 2. noun a) The act of awaking, or ceasing to sleep. b) A revival of religion …   Wiktionary

  • awakening — a|wak|en|ing [ ə weıkənıŋ ] noun count the moment when you first realize or experience something: a sexual awakening a rude awakening a shock that comes from learning that what you had believed or expected is not true: They expected a friendly… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

Книги

  • Awakening the Leader Within. A Story of Transformation, Kevin Cashman. Kevin Cashman, one of the world's leading executive coaches, takes readers on a transformative journey to a new way of leading and a new way of living«Once you start reading Awakening the… Подробнее  Купить за 1622.74 руб электронная книга
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