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depressing

  • 1 Algo que se hace para matar el tiempo

    (n.) = time filler
    Ex. Negative reactions included, 'It was no more than a time filler,' 'It was dull' and 'I found it depressing'.
    * * *

    Ex: Negative reactions included, 'It was no more than a time filler,' 'It was dull' and 'I found it depressing'.

    Spanish-English dictionary > Algo que se hace para matar el tiempo

  • 2 a coro

    adv.
    in a chorus, in unison.
    * * *
    figurado all together
    * * *
    = with one voice, in unison
    Ex. There is something depressing about people demonstrating solidarity for ethnic separation with 'one voice'.
    Ex. Macaronic poetry is often used as a vehicle for humorous social criticism, but also as a ludic exercise and linguistic challenge, or simply for the delight of hearing different languages in unison.
    * * *
    = with one voice, in unison

    Ex: There is something depressing about people demonstrating solidarity for ethnic separation with 'one voice'.

    Ex: Macaronic poetry is often used as a vehicle for humorous social criticism, but also as a ludic exercise and linguistic challenge, or simply for the delight of hearing different languages in unison.

    Spanish-English dictionary > a coro

  • 3 abatido

    adj.
    1 depressed, despondent, crestfallen, dejected.
    2 contemptible, despicable.
    3 devalued, fallen in price, depreciated.
    m.
    slating, boarding.
    past part.
    past participle of spanish verb: abatir.
    * * *
    1→ link=abatir abatir
    1 (deprimido) dejected, depressed
    2 (despreciable) despicable, low
    3 (fruta) fallen, drooping
    * * *
    (f. - abatida)
    adj.
    * * *
    ADJ
    1) (=deprimido) depressed, dejected

    tener la cara abatida — to be crestfallen, look dejected

    2) (=despreciable) despicable, contemptible
    3) (Com, Econ) depreciated
    * * *
    - da adjetivo
    a) [estar] (deprimido, triste) depressed
    b) [estar] ( desanimado) downhearted, dispirited
    * * *
    = disheartened, depressed, abject, despondent, abjected, dispirited, hipped.
    Ex. This paper describes a case study where a proposal by the city manager to cut the budget of the public library by 40% has left the library director very disheartened.
    Ex. As I said in the study I did on the subject analysis of nonbook materials, the problem that librarians and media specialists felt most depressed about was the cataloging of music recordings.
    Ex. Her art works incorporate such abject materials as dirt, hair, excrement, dead animals, menstrual blood and rotting food in order to confront taboo issues of gender and sexuality.
    Ex. Perhaps those who come from the smaller nations feel even more despondent about their plight.
    Ex. In this study of sapphism in the British novel, Moore often directs our attention to the periphery of sapphic romances, when an abjected body suffers on behalf of the stainless heroine.
    Ex. The text around the rim of the teacup, from Marcel Proust, reads: ' Dispirited after a dreary day, with the prospect of a depressing morrow'.
    Ex. His in danger of becoming hipped, a prey to his own doubts and fears, and unable to accomplish anything in life beyond catering to his own morbid fancies.
    ----
    * abatidos, los = dismayed, the.
    * * *
    - da adjetivo
    a) [estar] (deprimido, triste) depressed
    b) [estar] ( desanimado) downhearted, dispirited
    * * *
    = disheartened, depressed, abject, despondent, abjected, dispirited, hipped.

    Ex: This paper describes a case study where a proposal by the city manager to cut the budget of the public library by 40% has left the library director very disheartened.

    Ex: As I said in the study I did on the subject analysis of nonbook materials, the problem that librarians and media specialists felt most depressed about was the cataloging of music recordings.
    Ex: Her art works incorporate such abject materials as dirt, hair, excrement, dead animals, menstrual blood and rotting food in order to confront taboo issues of gender and sexuality.
    Ex: Perhaps those who come from the smaller nations feel even more despondent about their plight.
    Ex: In this study of sapphism in the British novel, Moore often directs our attention to the periphery of sapphic romances, when an abjected body suffers on behalf of the stainless heroine.
    Ex: The text around the rim of the teacup, from Marcel Proust, reads: ' Dispirited after a dreary day, with the prospect of a depressing morrow'.
    Ex: His in danger of becoming hipped, a prey to his own doubts and fears, and unable to accomplish anything in life beyond catering to his own morbid fancies.
    * abatidos, los = dismayed, the.

    * * *
    abatido -da
    1 [ ESTAR] (deprimido, triste) depressed
    está muy abatido por su muerte her death has left him very depressed o feeling very low
    siempre ha sido tan alegre y ahora lo veo tan abatido he's always been such a cheerful person and now he seems so dejected o downhearted o despondent
    la enfermedad lo tiene muy abatido he's feeling very low o very down because of his illness
    2 [ ESTAR] (desanimado) depressed, downhearted, dispirited, despondent
    * * *

    Del verbo abatir: ( conjugate abatir)

    abatido es:

    el participio

    Multiple Entries:
    abatido    
    abatir
    abatido
    ◊ -da adjetivo [estar] (deprimido, triste) depressed;


    ( desanimado) downhearted, dispirited
    abatir ( conjugate abatir) verbo transitivo
    1 ( derribar) ‹pájaro/avión to bring down;
    muro/edificio to knock down;
    árbol to fell;

    2 (deprimir, entristecer):

    no te dejes abatido por las preocupaciones don't let your worries get you down
    3 asiento to recline
    abatirse verbo pronominal
    1 ( deprimirse) to get depressed
    2 (frml) abatidose sobre algo/algn [pájaro/avión] to swoop down on sth/sb;
    [ desgracia] to befall sth/sb (frml);

    abatido,-a adjetivo dejected, depressed, downhearted
    abatir verbo transitivo
    1 (derribar, derrumbar) to knock down, pull down: los enemigos abatieron tres de nuestros aviones, the enemy shot down three of our planes
    2 (tumbar el respaldo) to fold down
    3 (desalentar) to depress, dishearten: las malas noticias no nos abatieron, the bad news didn't discourage us
    ' abatido' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    abatida
    - aplanar
    - desanimada
    - desanimado
    - deshecha
    - deshecho
    - polvo
    - sombría
    - sombrío
    - abatir
    English:
    dejected
    - despondent
    - dishearten
    - downcast
    - glum
    - grief-stricken
    - mope
    - prostrate
    - depressed
    - dispirited
    - down
    - miserable
    * * *
    abatido, -a adj
    dejected, downhearted;
    está muy abatido por la muerte de su padre he's feeling very down because of his father's death;
    “no me quiere”, respondió abatido “she doesn't love me,” he said dejectedly o downheartedly
    * * *
    I adj depressed
    II partabatir
    * * *
    abatido, -da adj
    : dejected, depressed

    Spanish-English dictionary > abatido

  • 4 activar un proceso

    (v.) = activate + process
    Ex. A bottle containing blanket wash solvent is incorporated in the machine and the process is activated by depressing and holding a lever.
    * * *
    (v.) = activate + process

    Ex: A bottle containing blanket wash solvent is incorporated in the machine and the process is activated by depressing and holding a lever.

    Spanish-English dictionary > activar un proceso

  • 5 acuciar

    v.
    to goad.
    el deseo me acuciaba I was driven by desire
    * * *
    1 (dar prisa) to hurry up
    2 (agobiar) to urge on
    3 (desear) to long for, yearn for
    * * *
    VT
    1) (=estimular) to urge on; (=dar prisa a) to hasten; (=acosar) to harass; [problema] to press, worry
    2) (=anhelar) to yearn for, long for
    * * *
    verbo transitivo
    a) problema to plague, beset
    b) persona to pester, hassle (colloq)
    * * *
    = beset (with/by).
    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.
    ----
    * acuciado por = dogged by.
    * acuciado por problemas = embattled.
    * problema + acuciar = problem + beset.
    * * *
    verbo transitivo
    a) problema to plague, beset
    b) persona to pester, hassle (colloq)
    * * *
    = beset (with/by).

    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.

    * acuciado por = dogged by.
    * acuciado por problemas = embattled.
    * problema + acuciar = problem + beset.

    * * *
    acuciar [A1 ]
    vt
    1
    (apremiar, agobiar): los problemas que acuciaban a la pobre mujer the problems that plagued o beset the poor woman
    acuciada por el hambre, la fiera atacó driven by hunger, the beast attacked
    la curiosidad que lo acuciaba the curiosity that was gnawing away at him
    2 «persona» to pester, hassle ( colloq)
    * * *

    acuciar vtr (apremiar, urgir) to urge on
    ' acuciar' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    apremiar
    English:
    spur
    - beset
    * * *
    1. [instar] to goad;
    el deseo me acuciaba I was driven by desire;
    está acuciada por problemas económicos she is plagued by financial difficulties
    2. [ser urgente]
    le acucia encontrar un nuevo trabajo he urgently needs to find a new job
    * * *
    v/t pester, hassle

    Spanish-English dictionary > acuciar

  • 6 afectar

    v.
    1 to affect.
    las medidas afectan a los pensionistas the measures affect pensioners
    La conversación afecta sus ideas The conversation affects his ideas.
    2 to upset, to affect badly.
    le afectó mucho la muerte de su hermano his brother's death hit him hard
    3 to damage.
    a esta madera le afecta mucho la humedad this wood is easily damaged by damp
    4 to affect, to feign.
    afectó enfado he feigned o affected anger
    María afecta interés pero no es así Mary feigns interest but it is not so.
    5 to pretend to.
    El chico afecta saber mucho The boy pretends to know a lot.
    * * *
    1 (aparentar) to affect
    2 (impresionar) to move
    3 (dañar) to damage
    4 (concernir) to concern
    1 (impresionarse) to be affected, be moved
    * * *
    verb
    * * *
    1. VT
    1) (=repercutir sobre) to affect
    2) (=entristecer) to sadden; (=conmover) to move
    3) frm (=fingir) to affect, feign

    afectar ignoranciato affect o feign ignorance

    4) (Jur) to tie up, encumber
    5) LAm [+ forma] to take, assume
    6) LAm (=destinar) to allocate
    2.
    See:
    * * *
    verbo transitivo
    1)
    a) ( tener efecto en) to affect
    b) ( afligir) to affect (frml)
    2) ( fingir) <admiración/indiferencia> to affect, feign
    * * *
    = affect, colour [color, -USA], cut into, disturb, hit, impair, mar, plague, take + Posesivo + toll (on), beset (with/by), concern, afflict, disrupt, bias, prejudice, cross over, bedevil, dog, dent, make + a dent in, ail, strike, spill over into, take + a toll on, hobble, cast + an impact.
    Ex. Errors such as indexers assigning unsuitable terms to concepts, or relationships being omitted, will affect precision.
    Ex. Lastly, the style, length and contents of an abstract should and will be coloured by the resources of the abstracting agency.
    Ex. The paperback has cut sharply into fiction circulation, and Ennis is right in questioning this type of library.
    Ex. Transcribe the data as found, however, if case endings are affected, if the grammatical construction of the data would be disturbed, or if one element is inseparably linked to another.
    Ex. Flooding, fire, earthquake, collapsed buildings and landslides are the most frequent kinds of disasters to hit libraries: nearly all will lead to wet books.
    Ex. It is difficult to neglect either entirely, without impairing the effectiveness in fulfilling the other objective.
    Ex. Unfortunately, much of Metcalfe's writing is marred by what appears to be a deep-rooted prejudice against the classified approach, particularly as exemplified by Ranganathan.
    Ex. Title indexes have always been plagued by the absence of terminology control.
    Ex. The pressures which modern society puts on all its members are great and those pressures take their toll.
    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. The first issue concerns the consistent description of subjects.
    Ex. There will also be those who have in fact decided what information they need but are afflicted by the paralysis of 'unverbalised thought'.
    Ex. Essentially, problem patrons can be considered in three groups: (1) the dangerous or apparently dangerous; (2) the patron who disrupts readers; and (3) the nuisance whose focus is the librarian.
    Ex. A sample would be biased if some elements in the population have no chance of selection.
    Ex. The very requirements for success in one area may prejudice success in another.
    Ex. Conversely, indirect costs are those factors that are difficult to assign to individual products because they cross over several products.
    Ex. The article has the title 'Piracy, crooked printers, inflation bedevil Russian publishing'.
    Ex. The title of the article is 'Sweeping away the problems that dog the industry?'.
    Ex. Perhaps by the year 2010 newspaper circulations might be seriously dented by online services.
    Ex. Office automation products and techniques will be able to make a sizeable dent in the growing number of office workers.
    Ex. The federal government has been once again defined as something broken and part of the problem ailing America.
    Ex. The collections of the National Library of the Czech Republic have suffered from the floods that recently struck a large part of the country.
    Ex. The artificiality of institutional concepts has spilled over into the structure of the publishing services on which the user depends for Community information.
    Ex. Agoraphobia can take a toll on sufferers' families as well as the sufferers themselves, as some agoraphobics may become housebound or cling to certain people for safety.
    Ex. With Florida's no-fault auto insurance law set to expire in October, there are fears that that medical services could be hobbled.
    Ex. An interest-rate increase is a weapon to fight inflation which will cast an impact on all industries.
    ----
    * afectar a = cut across, have + impact (on), have + effect on, have + implication for, impinge on/upon, operate on, carry over to.
    * afectar a la eficacia de Algo = prejudice + effectiveness.
    * afectar al mundo = span + the globe.
    * afectar a todo = run through.
    * afectar a todo el país = sweep + the country.
    * afectar a una decisión = colour + decision, affect + decision.
    * afectar completamente = engulf.
    * afectar directamente = cut to + the quick.
    * afectar directamente a = cut to + the heart of.
    * afectar fuertemente = hit + hard.
    * afectar mucho = hit + hard.
    * dificultad + afectar = difficulty + dog.
    * no afectar = be immune against, leave + unaffected.
    * no ser afectado = leave + unaffected.
    * problema + afectar = problem + afflict, problem + plague.
    * problemática que afecta a = issues + surrounding.
    * que afecta a = surrounding.
    * que afecta a toda la sociedad = culture-wide.
    * que afecta a todas las culturas = culture-wide.
    * que afecta a varias edades = cross-age [cross age].
    * que afecta a varias generaciones = cross-generational.
    * ser afectado por = have + a high stake in.
    * sin ser afectado = untouched.
    * verse muy afectado por = have + a high stake in.
    * * *
    verbo transitivo
    1)
    a) ( tener efecto en) to affect
    b) ( afligir) to affect (frml)
    2) ( fingir) <admiración/indiferencia> to affect, feign
    * * *
    = affect, colour [color, -USA], cut into, disturb, hit, impair, mar, plague, take + Posesivo + toll (on), beset (with/by), concern, afflict, disrupt, bias, prejudice, cross over, bedevil, dog, dent, make + a dent in, ail, strike, spill over into, take + a toll on, hobble, cast + an impact.

    Ex: Errors such as indexers assigning unsuitable terms to concepts, or relationships being omitted, will affect precision.

    Ex: Lastly, the style, length and contents of an abstract should and will be coloured by the resources of the abstracting agency.
    Ex: The paperback has cut sharply into fiction circulation, and Ennis is right in questioning this type of library.
    Ex: Transcribe the data as found, however, if case endings are affected, if the grammatical construction of the data would be disturbed, or if one element is inseparably linked to another.
    Ex: Flooding, fire, earthquake, collapsed buildings and landslides are the most frequent kinds of disasters to hit libraries: nearly all will lead to wet books.
    Ex: It is difficult to neglect either entirely, without impairing the effectiveness in fulfilling the other objective.
    Ex: Unfortunately, much of Metcalfe's writing is marred by what appears to be a deep-rooted prejudice against the classified approach, particularly as exemplified by Ranganathan.
    Ex: Title indexes have always been plagued by the absence of terminology control.
    Ex: The pressures which modern society puts on all its members are great and those pressures take their toll.
    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: The first issue concerns the consistent description of subjects.
    Ex: There will also be those who have in fact decided what information they need but are afflicted by the paralysis of 'unverbalised thought'.
    Ex: Essentially, problem patrons can be considered in three groups: (1) the dangerous or apparently dangerous; (2) the patron who disrupts readers; and (3) the nuisance whose focus is the librarian.
    Ex: A sample would be biased if some elements in the population have no chance of selection.
    Ex: The very requirements for success in one area may prejudice success in another.
    Ex: Conversely, indirect costs are those factors that are difficult to assign to individual products because they cross over several products.
    Ex: The article has the title 'Piracy, crooked printers, inflation bedevil Russian publishing'.
    Ex: The title of the article is 'Sweeping away the problems that dog the industry?'.
    Ex: Perhaps by the year 2010 newspaper circulations might be seriously dented by online services.
    Ex: Office automation products and techniques will be able to make a sizeable dent in the growing number of office workers.
    Ex: The federal government has been once again defined as something broken and part of the problem ailing America.
    Ex: The collections of the National Library of the Czech Republic have suffered from the floods that recently struck a large part of the country.
    Ex: The artificiality of institutional concepts has spilled over into the structure of the publishing services on which the user depends for Community information.
    Ex: Agoraphobia can take a toll on sufferers' families as well as the sufferers themselves, as some agoraphobics may become housebound or cling to certain people for safety.
    Ex: With Florida's no-fault auto insurance law set to expire in October, there are fears that that medical services could be hobbled.
    Ex: An interest-rate increase is a weapon to fight inflation which will cast an impact on all industries.
    * afectar a = cut across, have + impact (on), have + effect on, have + implication for, impinge on/upon, operate on, carry over to.
    * afectar a la eficacia de Algo = prejudice + effectiveness.
    * afectar al mundo = span + the globe.
    * afectar a todo = run through.
    * afectar a todo el país = sweep + the country.
    * afectar a una decisión = colour + decision, affect + decision.
    * afectar completamente = engulf.
    * afectar directamente = cut to + the quick.
    * afectar directamente a = cut to + the heart of.
    * afectar fuertemente = hit + hard.
    * afectar mucho = hit + hard.
    * dificultad + afectar = difficulty + dog.
    * no afectar = be immune against, leave + unaffected.
    * no ser afectado = leave + unaffected.
    * problema + afectar = problem + afflict, problem + plague.
    * problemática que afecta a = issues + surrounding.
    * que afecta a = surrounding.
    * que afecta a toda la sociedad = culture-wide.
    * que afecta a todas las culturas = culture-wide.
    * que afecta a varias edades = cross-age [cross age].
    * que afecta a varias generaciones = cross-generational.
    * ser afectado por = have + a high stake in.
    * sin ser afectado = untouched.
    * verse muy afectado por = have + a high stake in.

    * * *
    afectar [A1 ]
    vt
    A
    1 (tener efecto en) to affect
    la nueva ley no afecta al pequeño empresario the new law doesn't affect the small businessman
    está afectado de una grave enfermedad pulmonar ( frml); he is suffering from a serious lung disease
    la enfermedad le afectó el cerebro the illness affected her brain
    las zonas afectadas por las inundaciones the areas hit o affected by the floods
    2 (afligir) to affect ( frml)
    lo que dijiste lo afectó mucho what you said upset him terribly
    3 ( Der) ‹bienes› to encumber
    B (fingir) ‹admiración/indiferencia› to affect, feign afectar + INF to pretend to + INF
    * * *

     

    afectar ( conjugate afectar) verbo transitivo
    1


    b) ( afligir) to affect (frml);


    2 ( fingir) ‹admiración/indiferencia to affect, feign
    afectar verbo transitivo
    1 (incumbir) to affect: la medida nos afecta a todos, the measure affects us all
    2 (impresionar, entristecer) to affect, sadden: le afectó mucho la muerte de su padre, she was deeply affected by her father's death
    ' afectar' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    inmune
    - tocar
    - afligir
    - impresionar
    - repercutir
    - sacudir
    English:
    affect
    - damage
    - get
    - hit
    - tell
    - upset
    - dent
    - difference
    - disrupt
    - impair
    - interfere
    - touch
    - whole
    * * *
    1. [incumbir] to affect;
    las medidas afectan a los pensionistas the measures affect pensioners
    2. [afligir] to upset, to affect badly;
    todo lo afecta he's very sensitive;
    lo afectó mucho la muerte de su hermano his brother's death hit him hard
    3. [producir perjuicios en] to damage;
    la sequía que afectó a la región the drought which hit the region;
    a esta madera le afecta mucho la humedad this wood is easily damaged by damp
    4. [simular] to affect, to feign;
    afectó enfado he feigned o affected anger
    5. RP [destinar, asignar] to assign
    * * *
    v/t
    1 ( producir efecto en) affect
    2 ( conmover) upset, affect
    3 ( fingir) feign
    * * *
    1) : to affect
    2) : to upset
    3) : to feign, to pretend
    * * *
    1. to affect
    2. (conmover) to affect / to upset [pt. & pp. upset]

    Spanish-English dictionary > afectar

  • 7 agente depresivo

    m.
    depressing medicine, depressant, downer.
    * * *
    (n.) = downer, depressant
    Ex. Financial crime in the press is seen as a downer in the market and therefore not encouraged.
    Ex. Beverage alcohol (ethanol) is a depressant that has important pharmacological and biochemical effects on the brain and the central nervous system.
    * * *
    (n.) = downer, depressant

    Ex: Financial crime in the press is seen as a downer in the market and therefore not encouraged.

    Ex: Beverage alcohol (ethanol) is a depressant that has important pharmacological and biochemical effects on the brain and the central nervous system.

    Spanish-English dictionary > agente depresivo

  • 8 al unísono

    adv.
    in chorus, in unison, en bloc, simultaneously.
    * * *
    in unison
    * * *
    = in concert, unison, with one voice, in unison
    Ex. Such a scheme, though, can only work if libraries act in concert politically to impart new ground rules to users.
    Ex. The film seemed like a cross between theatrics and hippiedom, including the disembowelment of a bull, a unison hooting of brass bands, and the creation of paintings by dripping blood onto white surfaces.
    Ex. There is something depressing about people demonstrating solidarity for ethnic separation with 'one voice'.
    Ex. Macaronic poetry is often used as a vehicle for humorous social criticism, but also as a ludic exercise and linguistic challenge, or simply for the delight of hearing different languages in unison.
    * * *
    = in concert, unison, with one voice, in unison

    Ex: Such a scheme, though, can only work if libraries act in concert politically to impart new ground rules to users.

    Ex: The film seemed like a cross between theatrics and hippiedom, including the disembowelment of a bull, a unison hooting of brass bands, and the creation of paintings by dripping blood onto white surfaces.
    Ex: There is something depressing about people demonstrating solidarity for ethnic separation with 'one voice'.
    Ex: Macaronic poetry is often used as a vehicle for humorous social criticism, but also as a ludic exercise and linguistic challenge, or simply for the delight of hearing different languages in unison.

    Spanish-English dictionary > al unísono

  • 9 alicaído

    adj.
    downcast, crestfallen, browbeaten, depressed.
    * * *
    1 figurado (débil) weak, feeble
    2 figurado (deprimido) depressed, down
    * * *
    ADJ (=débil) drooping, weak; (=triste) downcast, depressed
    * * *
    - da adjetivo low, down in the dumps (colloq)
    * * *
    = crestfallen, dispirited.
    Ex. 'That doesn't take care of 10% and I'm not sure it's the answer anyway' Bogardus felt crestfallen.
    Ex. The text around the rim of the teacup, from Marcel Proust, reads: ' Dispirited after a dreary day, with the prospect of a depressing morrow'.
    * * *
    - da adjetivo low, down in the dumps (colloq)
    * * *
    = crestfallen, dispirited.

    Ex: 'That doesn't take care of 10% and I'm not sure it's the answer anyway' Bogardus felt crestfallen.

    Ex: The text around the rim of the teacup, from Marcel Proust, reads: ' Dispirited after a dreary day, with the prospect of a depressing morrow'.

    * * *
    ( fam); down in the dumps ( colloq)
    * * *

    alicaído
    ◊ -da adjetivo

    low, down in the dumps (colloq)
    alicaído,-a adjetivo
    1 fig (mustio, débil) weak, feeble
    2 fig (triste) down, depressed

    ' alicaído' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    alicaída
    - cabizbajo
    - mohíno
    English:
    crestfallen
    - mope about
    - mope around
    - crest
    - down
    - mouth
    * * *
    alicaído, -a adj
    1. [triste] depressed
    2. [débil] weak
    * * *
    adj fam
    down pred
    * * *
    alicaído, -da adj
    : depressed, discouraged

    Spanish-English dictionary > alicaído

  • 10 bibliografía

    f.
    1 bibliography.
    2 cannon of single author.
    3 literature, learned studies of subject.
    * * *
    1 bibliography
    * * *
    * * *
    femenino (en libro, informe) bibliography; ( para curso) booklist
    * * *
    = bibliography, booklist [book list], bibliographic listing, reference bibliography, reference list.
    Ex. The techniques of identifying and describing documents and of arranging these descriptions in a useful order are known as bibliography.
    Ex. Publications, such as book lists, and published lists of specific subject areas present in the stock of a library may assist the user to identify those parts of the stock which might be of particular interest to him.
    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. A brief guide to the general development of type design follows in the next section, but for the identification of particular faces it will be necessary to refer to early founders' and printers' type-specimens (see the reference bibliography, pp. 396-7).
    Ex. In addition, the entire file can be printed out to serve as a reference list.
    ----
    * bibliografía acumulada = cumulative bibliography.
    * bibliografía analítica = analytical bibliography.
    * bibliografía anotada = annotated bibliography.
    * bibliografía comentada = annotated bibliography.
    * bibliografía crítica = critical bibliography.
    * bibliografía de derecho = legal bibliography.
    * bibliografía de recursos en Internet = webliography.
    * bibliografía descriptiva = descriptive bibliography.
    * bibliografía de trabajo = working bibliography.
    * bibliografía en curso = current bibliography.
    * bibliografía enumerativa = enumerative bibliography.
    * bibliografía especializada = literature.
    * bibliografía estadística = statistical bibliography.
    * bibliografía física = physical bibliography.
    * bibliografia general = general bibliography.
    * bibliografía histórica = historical bibliography.
    * bibliografía intelectual = intellectual bibliography.
    * bibliografía internacional = international bibliography.
    * bibliografía nacional = national bibliography.
    * Bibliografía Nacional Británica (BNB) = British National Bibliography (BNB).
    * bibliografía primaria = primary literature.
    * bibliografía profesional = literature.
    * bibliografía recomendada = recommended background reading, recommended reading.
    * bibliografía recomendada para el curso = course reading.
    * bibliografía retrospectiva = retrospective bibliography.
    * bibliografía secundaria = secondary literature.
    * bibliografía sistemática = systematic bibliography.
    * bibliografía temática = subject bibliography.
    * biobliografía = biobibliography [bio-bibliography].
    * cartobibliografía = cartobibliography.
    * compilar una bibliografía = compile + bibliography.
    * MARC de la Bibliografía Nacional Británica = BNB MARC.
    * número de bibliografía nacional = national record number.
    * número de la bibliografía nacional = national bibliographic record number.
    * * *
    femenino (en libro, informe) bibliography; ( para curso) booklist
    * * *
    = bibliography, booklist [book list], bibliographic listing, reference bibliography, reference list.

    Ex: The techniques of identifying and describing documents and of arranging these descriptions in a useful order are known as bibliography.

    Ex: Publications, such as book lists, and published lists of specific subject areas present in the stock of a library may assist the user to identify those parts of the stock which might be of particular interest to him.
    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: A brief guide to the general development of type design follows in the next section, but for the identification of particular faces it will be necessary to refer to early founders' and printers' type-specimens (see the reference bibliography, pp. 396-7).
    Ex: In addition, the entire file can be printed out to serve as a reference list.
    * bibliografía acumulada = cumulative bibliography.
    * bibliografía analítica = analytical bibliography.
    * bibliografía anotada = annotated bibliography.
    * bibliografía comentada = annotated bibliography.
    * bibliografía crítica = critical bibliography.
    * bibliografía de derecho = legal bibliography.
    * bibliografía de recursos en Internet = webliography.
    * bibliografía descriptiva = descriptive bibliography.
    * bibliografía de trabajo = working bibliography.
    * bibliografía en curso = current bibliography.
    * bibliografía enumerativa = enumerative bibliography.
    * bibliografía especializada = literature.
    * bibliografía estadística = statistical bibliography.
    * bibliografía física = physical bibliography.
    * bibliografia general = general bibliography.
    * bibliografía histórica = historical bibliography.
    * bibliografía intelectual = intellectual bibliography.
    * bibliografía internacional = international bibliography.
    * bibliografía nacional = national bibliography.
    * Bibliografía Nacional Británica (BNB) = British National Bibliography (BNB).
    * bibliografía primaria = primary literature.
    * bibliografía profesional = literature.
    * bibliografía recomendada = recommended background reading, recommended reading.
    * bibliografía recomendada para el curso = course reading.
    * bibliografía retrospectiva = retrospective bibliography.
    * bibliografía secundaria = secondary literature.
    * bibliografía sistemática = systematic bibliography.
    * bibliografía temática = subject bibliography.
    * biobliografía = biobibliography [bio-bibliography].
    * cartobibliografía = cartobibliography.
    * compilar una bibliografía = compile + bibliography.
    * MARC de la Bibliografía Nacional Británica = BNB MARC.
    * número de bibliografía nacional = national record number.
    * número de la bibliografía nacional = national bibliographic record number.

    * * *
    1 (en un libro, informe) bibliography
    2 (para un curso) recommended reading
    * * *

    bibliografía sustantivo femenino (en libro, informe) bibliography;
    ( para curso) booklist
    bibliografía sustantivo femenino bibliography
    ' bibliografía' also found in these entries:
    English:
    bibliography
    * * *
    bibliography
    * * *
    f bibliography
    * * *
    : bibliography

    Spanish-English dictionary > bibliografía

  • 11 cabizbajo

    adj.
    1 crestfallen, sad, browbeaten, downcast.
    2 down-headed, head-down.
    * * *
    1 crestfallen
    * * *
    ADJ dejected, downcast, crestfallen
    * * *
    - ja adjetivo

    caminaba cabizbajo — he walked along, head bowed

    * * *
    = glum, dispirited.
    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. The text around the rim of the teacup, from Marcel Proust, reads: ' Dispirited after a dreary day, with the prospect of a depressing morrow'.
    * * *
    - ja adjetivo

    caminaba cabizbajo — he walked along, head bowed

    * * *
    = glum, dispirited.

    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: The text around the rim of the teacup, from Marcel Proust, reads: ' Dispirited after a dreary day, with the prospect of a depressing morrow'.

    * * *
    caminaba cabizbajo, abstraído en sus problemas he walked along, head bowed, deep in thought
    * * *

    cabizbajo
    ◊ -ja adjetivo ( alicaído) downcast;

    caminaba cabizbajo he walked along, head bowed
    cabizbajo,-a adjetivo (triste) downcast, crestfallen

    ' cabizbajo' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    cabizbaja
    * * *
    cabizbajo, -a adj
    caminaba cabizbajo he was walking with his head bowed;
    volvieron a casa cabizbajos tras la derrota they went home crestfallen o downcast after the defeat
    * * *
    adj dejected, downhearted
    * * *
    cabizbajo, -ja adj
    : dejected, downcast

    Spanish-English dictionary > cabizbajo

  • 12 caracterizar

    v.
    1 to characterize.
    con la amabilidad que la caracteriza with the kindness so typical of her
    2 to portray.
    3 to make up.
    * * *
    1 (determinar) to characterize, portray
    2 (enaltecer) to characterize
    3 (representar) to play well
    1 (distinguirse) to be characterized
    2 (vestirse, arreglarse) to dress up (de, as)
    * * *
    verb
    * * *
    1. VT
    1) [gen] to characterize; (=distinguir) to distinguish, set apart; (=tipificar) to typify
    2) (Teat) [+ papel] to play with great effect
    3) (=honrar) to confer (a) distinction on, confer an honour on
    2.
    See:
    * * *
    1.
    verbo transitivo
    1) (distinguir, ser típico de) to characterize
    2) ( describir) to portray, depict
    3) (Teatr) ( encarnar) to play, portray
    2.

    caracterizarse por algoenfermedad/región/raza to be characterized by something; persona to be noted for something

    * * *
    = characterise [characterize, -USA], profile, beset (with/by).
    Ex. Works from international publishing houses may be more difficult to characterise in this way.
    Ex. He was profiled in April 1972 as the Wilson Library Bulletin front-liner.
    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.
    * * *
    1.
    verbo transitivo
    1) (distinguir, ser típico de) to characterize
    2) ( describir) to portray, depict
    3) (Teatr) ( encarnar) to play, portray
    2.

    caracterizarse por algoenfermedad/región/raza to be characterized by something; persona to be noted for something

    * * *
    = characterise [characterize, -USA], profile, beset (with/by).

    Ex: Works from international publishing houses may be more difficult to characterise in this way.

    Ex: He was profiled in April 1972 as the Wilson Library Bulletin front-liner.
    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.

    * * *
    vt
    A (distinguir, ser típico de) to characterize
    los síntomas que caracterizan la enfermedad the symptoms which characterize the illness o which are characteristic of the illness
    con la franqueza que lo caracteriza with his characteristic frankness
    B (describir) to portray, depict
    lo caracterizó como el suceso más importante del año he described it as the most important event of the year
    C ( Teatr) (encarnar) to play, portray
    caracterizarse POR algo to be characterized BY sth
    se caracteriza por su gran potencia it is characterized by its great power, its characteristic feature is its great power
    se caracteriza por su franqueza he is noted o known for his frankness
    el discurso se caracterizó por su tono conciliador the speech was characterized by its conciliatory tone, the main feature of the speech was its conciliatory tone
    * * *

    caracterizar ( conjugate caracterizar) verbo transitivo
    1 ( distinguir) to characterize;

    2 ( describir) to portray, depict
    3 (Teatr) ( encarnar) to play, portray
    caracterizarse verbo pronominal: caracterizarse por algo [enfermedad/región/raza] to be characterized by sth;
    [ persona] to be noted for sth
    caracterizar verbo transitivo
    1 (diferenciar) to characterize
    2 (a un personaje) to play
    ' caracterizar' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    distinguir
    English:
    characterize
    - mark
    * * *
    vt
    1. [definir] to characterize;
    un rasgo que caracteriza a la especie a trait which characterizes the species;
    con la amabilidad que la caracteriza with the kindness so typical of her
    2. [representar] to portray;
    caracterizar a alguien to portray sb
    3. [maquillar] to make up
    * * *
    v/t characterize; TEA play (the part of)
    * * *
    caracterizar {21} vt
    : to characterize

    Spanish-English dictionary > caracterizar

  • 13 compungido

    adj.
    1 sad, grief-stricken, sorry, aggrieved.
    2 remorseful, regretful.
    past part.
    past participle of spanish verb: compungir.
    * * *
    1→ link=compungir compungir
    1 (arrepentido) remorseful
    2 figurado (triste) sorrowful, sad
    * * *
    ADJ (=arrepentido) remorseful, contrite; (=triste) sad, sorrowful
    * * *
    - da adjetivo ( arrepentido) remorseful, contrite; ( triste) sad
    * * *
    = contrite, remorseful, repentant, doleful.
    Ex. The novel is about a contrite sinner who finds penitence through a 'cunning' that is theatrical.
    Ex. All officers were remorseful about taking a life but all would make the same decision again if necessary.
    Ex. Whatever their beliefs, artists who depicted the return of the prodigal son presented the message that God is merciful and willing to forgive repentant sinners.
    Ex. This year will go down as the most depressing doleful Christmas I've ever had.
    * * *
    - da adjetivo ( arrepentido) remorseful, contrite; ( triste) sad
    * * *
    = contrite, remorseful, repentant, doleful.

    Ex: The novel is about a contrite sinner who finds penitence through a 'cunning' that is theatrical.

    Ex: All officers were remorseful about taking a life but all would make the same decision again if necessary.
    Ex: Whatever their beliefs, artists who depicted the return of the prodigal son presented the message that God is merciful and willing to forgive repentant sinners.
    Ex: This year will go down as the most depressing doleful Christmas I've ever had.

    * * *
    (arrepentido) remorseful, contrite; (triste) sad
    * * *

    Del verbo compungir: ( conjugate compungir)

    compungido es:

    el participio

    compungido
    ◊ -da adjetivo ( arrepentido) remorseful, contrite;


    ( triste) sad
    compungido,-a adjetivo (apenado) sad, sorrowful
    (arrepentido) contrite
    ' compungido' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    compungida
    English:
    doleful
    - rueful
    * * *
    compungido, -a adj
    [arrepentido] contrite, remorseful; [triste] sorrowful
    * * *
    adj remorseful
    * * *
    compungido, -da adj
    : contrite, remorseful

    Spanish-English dictionary > compungido

  • 14 considerarse

    1 to consider oneself
    * * *
    VPR to consider o.s.
    * * *
    (v.) = be known as, set + Reflexivo + up as, go down as
    Ex. This policy of reflecting the subject labels and relationships present in the literature of a subject is known as being consistent with literary warrant.
    Ex. This is not to be construed as a suggestion that the library should attempt to set itself up as pedagogue to the nation.
    Ex. This year will go down as the most depressing doleful Christmas I've ever had.
    * * *
    (v.) = be known as, set + Reflexivo + up as, go down as

    Ex: This policy of reflecting the subject labels and relationships present in the literature of a subject is known as being consistent with literary warrant.

    Ex: This is not to be construed as a suggestion that the library should attempt to set itself up as pedagogue to the nation.
    Ex: This year will go down as the most depressing doleful Christmas I've ever had.

    * * *
    vpr
    [uno mismo] to consider oneself;
    me considero feliz I consider myself happy;
    no me considero preparado para realizar este trabajo I don't feel qualified to do this job
    * * *
    v/r consider o.s.

    Spanish-English dictionary > considerarse

  • 15 dar placer

    v.
    to enjoy.
    Nos dio placer el regalo We enjoyed the gift.
    Me da placer tocar la guitarra I enjoy playing the guitar.
    * * *
    (v.) = give + pleasure, give + enjoyment
    Ex. I have myself a well-known dislike for historical fiction; it is a genre that on the whole gives me little pleasure.
    Ex. Literary novels do not set out simply to entertain and give enjoyment; indeed they can be tremendously depressing.
    * * *
    (v.) = give + pleasure, give + enjoyment

    Ex: I have myself a well-known dislike for historical fiction; it is a genre that on the whole gives me little pleasure.

    Ex: Literary novels do not set out simply to entertain and give enjoyment; indeed they can be tremendously depressing.

    Spanish-English dictionary > dar placer

  • 16 decaído

    adj.
    depressed, broken-hearted, beaten, dejected.
    past part.
    past participle of spanish verb: decaer.
    * * *
    1→ link=decaer decaer
    1 (débil) weak
    2 (triste) sad, depressed, low
    * * *
    ADJ down, low
    * * *
    - da adjetivo [estar] low, down (colloq)
    * * *
    = sagging, dispirited.
    Ex. It was obvious that Balzac's enthusiasm for the grant lifted his spirits up from their normal sagging state.
    Ex. The text around the rim of the teacup, from Marcel Proust, reads: ' Dispirited after a dreary day, with the prospect of a depressing morrow'.
    * * *
    - da adjetivo [estar] low, down (colloq)
    * * *
    = sagging, dispirited.

    Ex: It was obvious that Balzac's enthusiasm for the grant lifted his spirits up from their normal sagging state.

    Ex: The text around the rim of the teacup, from Marcel Proust, reads: ' Dispirited after a dreary day, with the prospect of a depressing morrow'.

    * * *
    [ ESTAR] low, down ( colloq)
    te encuentro muy decaído you seem in very low spirits o very down o very low
    * * *

    Del verbo decaer: ( conjugate decaer)

    decaído es:

    el participio

    Multiple Entries:
    decaer    
    decaído
    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

    decaído
    ◊ -da adjetivo [estar] low, down (colloq)

    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
    decaído,-a adjetivo down: está decaído, he is very low

    ' decaído' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    decaer
    - decaída
    English:
    ebb
    - lapse
    * * *
    decaído, -a adj
    [desalentado] gloomy, downhearted, dispirited;
    está muy decaído desde que lo despidieron he's been very low since he was sacked
    * * *
    I partdecaer
    II adj fig
    depressed, down fam

    Spanish-English dictionary > decaído

  • 17 demora

    f.
    1 delay.
    sin demora without delay, immediately
    2 time extension, ampliation.
    pres.indicat.
    3rd person singular (él/ella/ello) present indicative of spanish verb: demorar.
    imperat.
    2nd person singular (tú) Imperative of Spanish verb: demorar.
    * * *
    1 delay
    \
    sin demora without delay
    * * *
    noun f.
    * * *
    SF
    1) (=retraso) delay
    2) (Náut) bearing
    * * *
    1) (esp AmL) ( retraso) delay

    demora en + inf — delay in -ing

    2) (Náut) bearing
    * * *
    = delay, lag, time lag [timelag], tardiness, slippage, lag time [lag-time], lateness, time-delay, holdout.
    Nota: Actitud de una persona de negarse a hacer algo con la esperanza de conseguir lo que busca en mejores condiciones, por ejemplo en una compra, contrato, etc..
    Ex. If there are excessive delays in the record becoming available, and long delays become a common phenomenon, the librarian who is anxious to make new stock available for the user as soon as possible will resort to local cataloguing.
    Ex. If this periodical is normally received about the middle of the month, the lag is about 15 days.
    Ex. It is difficult to avoid an unacceptable time lag between the appearance of the original document and its announcement in an abstracting journal.
    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. The Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO) also publishes FAO Books in Print on an intended annual cycle but the programme has been subject to slippage in recent years.
    Ex. This article covers ways in which producers of business information on-line have to increase the speed with which searchers can retrieve information, with particular emphasis on increased update frequencies and reduced lag times.
    Ex. This excellent cumulative index has not yet realized its full potential because of the relative lateness of its publication.
    Ex. Although the entry time-delay for US publications is about 7 months, priority publications are nearly current.
    Ex. The article carries the title ' Holdouts and other sneaky vendor tactics: no one profits when providers keep searchers from finding information'.
    ----
    * actuar sin demora = act + promptly.
    * demora en la recepción = receipt lag.
    * demora postal = mail lag.
    * gastos de demora = demurrage.
    * sin demora = on the spot, straight away, without delay, at short notice, promptly, right away, at once.
    * sin demoras = in a timely fashion, in a timely manner.
    * tiempo de demora = lead time.
    * * *
    1) (esp AmL) ( retraso) delay

    demora en + inf — delay in -ing

    2) (Náut) bearing
    * * *
    = delay, lag, time lag [timelag], tardiness, slippage, lag time [lag-time], lateness, time-delay, holdout.
    Nota: Actitud de una persona de negarse a hacer algo con la esperanza de conseguir lo que busca en mejores condiciones, por ejemplo en una compra, contrato, etc..

    Ex: If there are excessive delays in the record becoming available, and long delays become a common phenomenon, the librarian who is anxious to make new stock available for the user as soon as possible will resort to local cataloguing.

    Ex: If this periodical is normally received about the middle of the month, the lag is about 15 days.
    Ex: It is difficult to avoid an unacceptable time lag between the appearance of the original document and its announcement in an abstracting journal.
    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: The Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO) also publishes FAO Books in Print on an intended annual cycle but the programme has been subject to slippage in recent years.
    Ex: This article covers ways in which producers of business information on-line have to increase the speed with which searchers can retrieve information, with particular emphasis on increased update frequencies and reduced lag times.
    Ex: This excellent cumulative index has not yet realized its full potential because of the relative lateness of its publication.
    Ex: Although the entry time-delay for US publications is about 7 months, priority publications are nearly current.
    Ex: The article carries the title ' Holdouts and other sneaky vendor tactics: no one profits when providers keep searchers from finding information'.
    * actuar sin demora = act + promptly.
    * demora en la recepción = receipt lag.
    * demora postal = mail lag.
    * gastos de demora = demurrage.
    * sin demora = on the spot, straight away, without delay, at short notice, promptly, right away, at once.
    * sin demoras = in a timely fashion, in a timely manner.
    * tiempo de demora = lead time.

    * * *
    A ( esp AmL) (retraso) delay
    perdón por la demora, pero había mucho tráfico I'm sorry I'm late, but the traffic was bad
    le pido disculpas por mi demora en contestarle I do hope that you will forgive my delay in replying
    sin demora without delay
    B ( Náut) bearing
    tomar una demora to take a bearing
    * * *

     

    Del verbo demorar: ( conjugate demorar)

    demora es:

    3ª persona singular (él/ella/usted) presente indicativo

    2ª persona singular (tú) imperativo

    Multiple Entries:
    demora    
    demorar
    demora sustantivo femenino
    1 (esp AmL) ( retraso) delay;

    demora en hacer algo delay in doing sth;
    sin demora without delay
    2 (Náut) bearing
    demorar ( conjugate demorar) verbo transitivo
    a) (AmL) ( tardar):

    demoró tres horas en llegar he took o it took him three hours to arrive

    b) (AmL) ( retrasar) ‹viaje/decisión to delay

    verbo intransitivo (AmL):
    ¡no demores! don't be long!

    demorarse verbo pronominal (AmL)

    ¡qué poco te demoraste! that didn't take you very long;

    me demoro 3 horas it takes me 3 hours
    b) ( tardar demasiado) to be o take too long;

    demorase en hacer algo to take a long time to do sth
    demora sustantivo femenino delay
    demorar verbo transitivo to delay, hold up
    ' demora' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    menester
    - retraso
    English:
    delay
    - lag
    - promptly
    - bearing
    - hold
    * * *
    demora nf
    [retraso] delay;
    el vuelo sufre una demora de una hora the flight has been delayed by one hour;
    la demora en el pago conlleva una sanción delay in payment will entail a penalty;
    disculpen la demora we apologize for the delay;
    sin demora without delay, immediately
    * * *
    f delay;
    sin demora without delay
    * * *
    demora nf
    : delay

    Spanish-English dictionary > demora

  • 18 depresivo

    adj.
    1 depressing, depressor, depressive, depresant.
    2 usually depressed, depressed.
    m.
    depressant, depressive, substance that causes mental depression.
    * * *
    1 (deprimente) depressing
    2 MEDICINA depressive
    * * *
    depresivo, -a
    1.
    ADJ [carácter, persona] depressive

    es una persona depresiva — she's a depressive, she's always feeling depressed

    2.
    SM / F depressive
    * * *
    - va adjetivo depressive (frml)
    * * *
    = depressant, depressive.
    Ex. Beverage alcohol (ethanol) is a depressant that has important pharmacological and biochemical effects on the brain and the central nervous system.
    Ex. Employment status has been found to be related to depressive symptoms.
    ----
    * maníaco depresivo = manic-depressive.
    * * *
    - va adjetivo depressive (frml)
    * * *
    = depressant, depressive.

    Ex: Beverage alcohol (ethanol) is a depressant that has important pharmacological and biochemical effects on the brain and the central nervous system.

    Ex: Employment status has been found to be related to depressive symptoms.
    * maníaco depresivo = manic-depressive.

    * * *
    depresivo1 -va
    1 ‹persona› depressive ( frml)
    es muy depresivo he tends to get depressed
    2 ‹droga› depressant, depressive
    depresivo2 -va
    masculine, feminine
    1 (persona) depressive
    2
    * * *

    depresivo,-a adjetivo depressive
    neurosis depresiva, depressive neurosis
    ' depresivo' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    depresiva
    English:
    manic-depressive
    * * *
    depresivo, -a
    adj
    1. [propenso a la depresión] depressive;
    tiene un carácter depresivo he's the depressive type
    2. [deprimente] depressing
    3. [fármaco] depressant
    nm,f
    [propenso a la depresión] depressive
    nm
    [fármaco] depressant
    * * *
    adj depressive
    * * *
    depresivo, -va adj
    1) : depressive
    2) : depressant
    : depressant

    Spanish-English dictionary > depresivo

  • 19 deprimente

    adj.
    1 depressing.
    2 depressive, depressing, sickening, dismal.
    m.
    depressant.
    * * *
    1 depressing
    * * *
    adj.
    * * *
    1.
    2.
    * * *
    adjetivo depressing
    * * *
    = gloomy [gloomier -comp., gloomiest -sup.], depressing, dreary [drearier -comp., dreariest -sup.], dispiriting, dingy [dingier -comp., dingiest -sup.].
    Ex. In spite of gloomy conditions thoughtful library leaders are saying that opportunities have never been more promising.
    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. The city was considered to be seedy (decayed, littered, grimy, and dreary), crowded, busy, and strongly idiosyncratic (quaint, historic, colorful, and full of 'atmosphere').
    Ex. What is so dispiriting about this painting is that rather than being created in order to be challenging or even inspiring, it's intended only to be comforting.
    Ex. Shortly after he began as director, he moved the library from a dingy Carnegie mausoleum to a downtown department store that had become vacant.
    ----
    * de manera deprimente = sombrely [somberly, -USA].
    * Nombre + deprimente = depressingly + Adjetivo.
    * * *
    adjetivo depressing
    * * *
    = gloomy [gloomier -comp., gloomiest -sup.], depressing, dreary [drearier -comp., dreariest -sup.], dispiriting, dingy [dingier -comp., dingiest -sup.].

    Ex: In spite of gloomy conditions thoughtful library leaders are saying that opportunities have never been more promising.

    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: The city was considered to be seedy (decayed, littered, grimy, and dreary), crowded, busy, and strongly idiosyncratic (quaint, historic, colorful, and full of 'atmosphere').
    Ex: What is so dispiriting about this painting is that rather than being created in order to be challenging or even inspiring, it's intended only to be comforting.
    Ex: Shortly after he began as director, he moved the library from a dingy Carnegie mausoleum to a downtown department store that had become vacant.
    * de manera deprimente = sombrely [somberly, -USA].
    * Nombre + deprimente = depressingly + Adjetivo.

    * * *
    depressing
    * * *

    deprimente adjetivo
    depressing
    deprimente adjetivo depressing: nos contó una historia muy deprimente, he told us a very depressing story
    la habitación era deprimente, it was a gloomy room
    ' deprimente' also found in these entries:
    English:
    bleak
    - depressing
    - depressingly
    - downer
    - gloomy
    - miserable
    - dismal
    - dreary
    * * *
    depressing
    * * *
    adj depressing
    * * *
    : depressing
    * * *
    deprimente adj depressing

    Spanish-English dictionary > deprimente

  • 20 deprimido

    adj.
    depressed, blue, broody, cast-down.
    past part.
    past participle of spanish verb: deprimir.
    * * *
    1→ link=deprimir deprimir
    1 depressed
    * * *
    (f. - deprimida)
    adj.
    depressed, blue
    * * *
    * * *
    - da adjetivo
    a) < persona> depressed
    b) <mercado/economía/barrio> depressed
    * * *
    = depressed, deflated, dispirited, hipped, in (the) doldrums.
    Ex. As I said in the study I did on the subject analysis of nonbook materials, the problem that librarians and media specialists felt most depressed about was the cataloging of music recordings.
    Ex. The two deflated employees exchanged looks and slipped quietly out of the room.
    Ex. The text around the rim of the teacup, from Marcel Proust, reads: ' Dispirited after a dreary day, with the prospect of a depressing morrow'.
    Ex. His in danger of becoming hipped, a prey to his own doubts and fears, and unable to accomplish anything in life beyond catering to his own morbid fancies.
    Ex. Thanks to the skewed-up policies of the state government the state's finances are in doldrums.
    ----
    * zona deprimida del centro de la ciudad = inner city.
    * * *
    - da adjetivo
    a) < persona> depressed
    b) <mercado/economía/barrio> depressed
    * * *
    = depressed, deflated, dispirited, hipped, in (the) doldrums.

    Ex: As I said in the study I did on the subject analysis of nonbook materials, the problem that librarians and media specialists felt most depressed about was the cataloging of music recordings.

    Ex: The two deflated employees exchanged looks and slipped quietly out of the room.
    Ex: The text around the rim of the teacup, from Marcel Proust, reads: ' Dispirited after a dreary day, with the prospect of a depressing morrow'.
    Ex: His in danger of becoming hipped, a prey to his own doubts and fears, and unable to accomplish anything in life beyond catering to his own morbid fancies.
    Ex: Thanks to the skewed-up policies of the state government the state's finances are in doldrums.
    * zona deprimida del centro de la ciudad = inner city.

    * * *
    A ‹persona› depressed
    volvió muy deprimido he came back very depressed
    B ‹mercado/economía/precios› depressed; ‹zona/barrio› depressed
    C ( Zool) flattened
    * * *

    Del verbo deprimir: ( conjugate deprimir)

    deprimido es:

    el participio

    Multiple Entries:
    deprimido    
    deprimir
    deprimido
    ◊ -da adjetivo

    depressed
    deprimir ( conjugate deprimir) verbo transitivo
    to depress
    deprimirse verbo pronominal
    to get/become depressed
    deprimido,-a adjetivo
    1 (persona) depressed
    2 (lugar) depressed: vive en una zona muy deprimida de la ciudad, he lives in a run-down area of the city
    deprimir verbo transitivo to depress

    ' deprimido' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    deprimida
    - jodida
    - jodido
    - abatido
    - apocado
    - polvo
    English:
    blue
    - depressed
    - dispirited
    - down
    - downbeat
    - dump
    - low
    - moody
    - mope
    * * *
    deprimido, -a adj
    1. [persona] depressed;
    se le veía un poco deprimido he seemed a bit low o down
    2. [economía] depressed
    3. [barrio, zona] depressed
    4. [terreno] depressed
    * * *
    adj depressed
    * * *
    deprimido adj depressed / miserable

    Spanish-English dictionary > deprimido

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