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rotting

  • 1 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

  • 2 abyecto

    adj.
    1 vile, base, perverse, despicable.
    2 abjected, abject, cowering, groveling.
    * * *
    1 abject, wretched
    * * *
    ADJ wretched, abject
    * * *
    - ta adjetivo <persona/conducta> contemptible, despicable
    * * *
    = abject, abjected.
    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. 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.
    * * *
    - ta adjetivo <persona/conducta> contemptible, despicable
    * * *
    = abject, abjected.

    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: 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.

    * * *
    abyecto -ta
    ‹persona/conducta› contemptible, despicable
    un crimen abyecto a heinous crime
    * * *

    abyecto,-a adjetivo abject: cometió crímenes abyectos, he committed heinous crimes
    ' abyecto' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    abyecta
    English:
    abject
    - base
    - heinous
    * * *
    abyecto, -a adj
    Formal [despreciable] vile;
    un crimen abyecto a heinous crime
    * * *
    adj despicable
    * * *
    abyecto, -ta adj
    : despicable, contemptible

    Spanish-English dictionary > abyecto

  • 3 apestoso

    adj.
    stinking, stinky, evil-smelling, foul.
    * * *
    1 stinking
    * * *
    ADJ
    1) (=hediondo) stinking, reeking; [olor] awful, putrid
    2) (=asqueroso) sickening, nauseating; (=molesto) annoying, pestilential
    * * *
    - sa adjetivo ( maloliente) stinking
    * * *
    = smelly [smellier -comp., smelliest -sup.], reeking, putrid.
    Ex. This article looks at the question of the appropriate treatment by librarians of homeless people, sometimes smelly and mentally disturbed, in the library.
    Ex. He is a modernist abandoning himself to romanticism and finding beauty in rotting corpses and reeking cities.
    Ex. Social conventions can influence the labeling of odors, especially those that have putrid, rancid, urinous or sweaty qualities.
    * * *
    - sa adjetivo ( maloliente) stinking
    * * *
    = smelly [smellier -comp., smelliest -sup.], reeking, putrid.

    Ex: This article looks at the question of the appropriate treatment by librarians of homeless people, sometimes smelly and mentally disturbed, in the library.

    Ex: He is a modernist abandoning himself to romanticism and finding beauty in rotting corpses and reeking cities.
    Ex: Social conventions can influence the labeling of odors, especially those that have putrid, rancid, urinous or sweaty qualities.

    * * *
    1 (maloliente) stinking
    2 ( fam) (fastidioso) annoying
    * * *

    apestoso,-a adjetivo
    1 (mal olor) stinking
    2 (fastidioso) annoying: ahí viene el apestoso de Juan a pedir otro favor, here comes that annoying Juan again to ask for another favour
    ' apestoso' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    apestosa
    English:
    smelly
    - stinking
    * * *
    apestoso, -a adj
    1. [que huele mal] foul
    2. [fastidioso] annoying;
    ¡qué niño más apestoso! that child's an utter pest!
    * * *
    adj smelly
    * * *
    apestoso, -sa adj
    : stinking, foul
    * * *
    apestoso adj smelly [comp. smellier; superl. smelliest]

    Spanish-English dictionary > apestoso

  • 4 corrompido

    adj.
    corrupt, debased, depraved, perverted.
    m.
    corrupt man.
    past part.
    past participle of spanish verb: corromper.
    * * *
    ADJ
    1) [cosas] rotten, putrid
    2) [personas] corrupt
    * * *
    - da adjetivo
    a) <persona/sociedad> corrupt
    b) < materia orgánica> rotten
    * * *
    Ex. He is a modernist abandoning himself to romanticism and finding beauty in rotting corpses and reeking cities.
    ----
    * corrompido hasta la médula = rotten to the core.
    * * *
    - da adjetivo
    a) <persona/sociedad> corrupt
    b) < materia orgánica> rotten
    * * *

    Ex: He is a modernist abandoning himself to romanticism and finding beauty in rotting corpses and reeking cities.

    * corrompido hasta la médula = rotten to the core.

    * * *
    corrupt
    * * *

    Del verbo corromper: ( conjugate corromper)

    corrompido es:

    el participio

    Multiple Entries:
    corromper    
    corrompido
    corromper ( conjugate corromper) verbo transitivo
    a)persona/lengua/sociedad to corrupt


    corromperse verbo pronominal
    a) [costumbres/persona/lengua] to become corrupted


    corrompido
    ◊ -da adjetivo

    a)persona/sociedad corrupt


    corromper verbo transitivo
    1 (pudrir) to turn bad, rot
    2 (pervertir) to corrupt, pervert
    ' corrompido' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    podrido
    English:
    corrupt
    * * *
    adjcorrupto
    * * *
    corrompido, -da adj
    corrupto: corrupt, rotten

    Spanish-English dictionary > corrompido

  • 5 creación artística

    (n.) = art work
    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.
    * * *
    (n.) = art work

    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.

    Spanish-English dictionary > creación artística

  • 6 del período

    (adj.) = menstrual
    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.
    * * *
    (adj.) = menstrual

    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.

    Spanish-English dictionary > del período

  • 7 descomposición

    f.
    1 decay, rot, putrefaction, rotting.
    2 breakdown, failure.
    3 factoring, factorizing.
    * * *
    1 (pudrimiento) decomposition, decay
    2 figurado (decadencia) decline, decadence
    3 familiar (diarrea) diarrhoea (US diarrhea)
    * * *
    noun f.
    * * *
    SF
    1) (=putrefacción) decomposition
    2) (=separación) [de cifra] breakdown
    3) (Med)

    descomposición de vientre, descomposición intestinal — diarrhoea, diarrhea (EEUU)

    4) LAm (Aut) breakdown
    * * *
    1) ( de número) factorization; ( de la luz) splitting; ( de sustancia) breaking down, separating
    2) ( putrefacción) decomposition
    * * *
    = decomposition, breakup [break-up].
    Ex. An acidic environment accelerates the decomposition reactions.
    Ex. This concern will likely increase due to the breakup of the Soviet Union and dispersal of its nuclear arsenal and the growth of global nuclear smuggling rings.
    ----
    * descomposición de estómago = upset stomach.
    * descomposición en cuatrimestres = semesterisation [semesterization, -USA].
    * descomposición por valores simples = singular value decomposition.
    * en descomposición = decaying, putrefying.
    * en estado de descomposición = decaying.
    * * *
    1) ( de número) factorization; ( de la luz) splitting; ( de sustancia) breaking down, separating
    2) ( putrefacción) decomposition
    * * *
    = decomposition, breakup [break-up].

    Ex: An acidic environment accelerates the decomposition reactions.

    Ex: This concern will likely increase due to the breakup of the Soviet Union and dispersal of its nuclear arsenal and the growth of global nuclear smuggling rings.
    * descomposición de estómago = upset stomach.
    * descomposición en cuatrimestres = semesterisation [semesterization, -USA].
    * descomposición por valores simples = singular value decomposition.
    * en descomposición = decaying, putrefying.
    * en estado de descomposición = decaying.

    * * *
    A (de un número) factorization; (de la luz) splitting; (de una sustancia) breaking down, separating
    la descomposición de un número en centenas, decenas y unidades the breaking down of a number into hundreds, tens and units
    Compuesto:
    radioactive decay
    B (putrefacción) decomposition
    encontraron el cadáver en avanzado estado de descomposición they found the body in an advanced state of decomposition
    C ( Esp) (diarrea) stomach upset, diarrhea*
    * * *

    descomposición sustantivo femenino
    1 (de carne) decomposition, rotting
    (de país) disintegration
    2 Quím breakdown
    3 fam (diarrea) diarrhoea, US diarrhea
    ' descomposición' also found in these entries:
    English:
    decay
    - decaying
    - decomposition
    * * *
    1. [en elementos] breaking down;
    [de luz] splitting; [de átomo] splitting; [de sustancia, molécula] breaking down
    2. [putrefacción] [de fruta, comida] rotting;
    [de cadáver] decomposition, rotting;
    en avanzado estado de descomposición in an advanced state of decomposition;
    la descomposición del régimen político es ya imparable the decline of the regime is now irreversible
    3. [alteración] distortion
    4. Esp [diarrea] diarrhoea
    * * *
    f
    1 breaking down
    2 ( putrefacción) decomposition;
    en avanzado estado de descomposición in an advanced state of decay o decomposition
    3 ( diarrea) diarrhea, Br
    diarrhoea
    * * *
    1) : breakdown, decomposition
    2) : decay

    Spanish-English dictionary > descomposición

  • 8 descompuesto

    adj.
    1 out of order, bad, broken, busted.
    2 rotten, flyblown, decomposed, fly-blown.
    past part.
    past participle of spanish verb: descomponer.
    * * *
    1→ link=descomponer descomponer
    1 (podrido) decomposed, decayed, rotten
    2 (estropeado) out of order, broken down
    4 figurado (atrevido) insolent, impudent
    \
    estar descompuesto,-a to have diarrhoea (US diarrhea)
    * * *
    1.
    2. ADJ
    1) (=estropeado) esp Méx [reloj] broken; [motor] broken down; [sistema] disorganized, chaotic; [cuarto] untidy; [aspecto] slovenly
    2) (Med)

    estar descompuestoto have diarrhoea o (EEUU) diarrhea

    3) [cifra] decomposed
    4) [roca] loose
    5) (=alterado) [rostro] distorted
    6) [persona] (=descarado) brazen, forward; (=furioso) angry

    ponerse descompuesto — to get angry, lose one's composure

    7) LAm * (=medio borracho) tipsy
    * * *
    - ta adjetivo
    1) < alimento> rotten, decomposed (frml); < cadáver> decomposed
    2) < expresión> changed, altered
    3) (esp AmL) [estar] <máquina/aparato> broken; < teléfono> out of order
    4)

    está descompuesto — he has diarrhea*/an upset stomach

    * * *
    Ex. He is a modernist abandoning himself to romanticism and finding beauty in rotting corpses and reeking cities.
    ----
    * descompuesto del estómago = upset stomach.
    * estómago descompuesto = upset stomach.
    * tener la cara descompuesta = look like + death warmed (over/up).
    * * *
    - ta adjetivo
    1) < alimento> rotten, decomposed (frml); < cadáver> decomposed
    2) < expresión> changed, altered
    3) (esp AmL) [estar] <máquina/aparato> broken; < teléfono> out of order
    4)

    está descompuesto — he has diarrhea*/an upset stomach

    * * *

    Ex: He is a modernist abandoning himself to romanticism and finding beauty in rotting corpses and reeking cities.

    * descompuesto del estómago = upset stomach.
    * estómago descompuesto = upset stomach.
    * tener la cara descompuesta = look like + death warmed (over/up).

    * * *
    A ‹alimento› rotten, decomposed ( frml); ‹cadáver› decomposed
    B ‹expresión› changed, altered
    tenía el rostro descompuesto he looked very upset
    C
    ( esp AmL) ‹máquina/aparato› había varios coches descompuestos en la carretera on the road there were several cars which had broken down
    la lavadora/radio está descompuesta the washing machine/radio is broken
    el teléfono está descompuesto the telephone is out of order
    D
    1
    (indispuesto): se pasó los primeros meses del embarazo descompuesta she felt queasy o sick o nauseous for the first months of the pregnancy
    2
    (del estómago): está descompuesto he has an upset stomach/diarrhea*
    * * *

    Del verbo descomponer: ( conjugate descomponer)

    descompuesto es:

    el participio

    Multiple Entries:
    descomponer    
    descompuesto
    descomponer ( conjugate descomponer) verbo transitivo
    1alimento/cadáver to rot, cause … to decompose o rot
    2 (esp AmL) ‹máquina/aparato to break;
    peinado to mess up
    3 persona
    a) ( producir malestar) [ olor] to make … queasy

    b) ( producir diarrea) to give … diarrhea( conjugate diarrhea)

    descomponerse verbo pronominal
    1 [ luz] to split;
    [ sustancia] to break down, separate
    2 [cadáver/alimento] to rot, decompose (frml)
    3 (esp AmL) [máquina/aparato] to break down
    4 [ persona] ( sentir malestar) to feel sick;
    ( del estómago) to have an attack of diarrhea( conjugate diarrhea)
    6 (CS) [ tiempo] to become unsettled;
    [ día] to cloud over
    descompuesto
    ◊ -ta adjetivo

    1 alimento rotten, decomposed (frml);
    cadáver decomposed
    2 expresión changed, altered
    3 (esp AmL) [estar] ‹máquina/aparato broken;
    teléfono out of order
    4


    ( del estómago) to have diarrhea( conjugate diarrhea)/an upset stomach
    descomponer verbo transitivo
    1 (dividir) to break up, split
    2 (pudrir) to rot, decompose
    3 (poner nervioso) to get on sb's nerves
    4 (el rostro) to distort
    descompuesto,-a adjetivo
    1 (podrido) rotten, decomposed
    2 (desencajado) contorted, distorted
    3 fam (con diarrea) having diarrhoea, US diarrhea
    ' descompuesto' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    descompuesta
    - podrido
    English:
    bilious
    - broken-down
    - order
    - upset
    * * *
    descompuesto, -a
    participio
    ver descomponer
    adj
    1. [putrefacto] [fruta, comida] rotten;
    [cadáver] decomposed
    2. [alterado] [rostro] distorted, twisted
    3. [con diarrea]
    estar descompuesto to have diarrhoea
    4. Andes, CAm, PRico [borracho] tipsy
    5. Méx, RP [averiado] [máquina] out of order;
    [vehículo] broken down;
    mi moto está descompuesta my motorbike has broken down
    * * *
    I partdescomponer
    II adj
    1 alimento rotten; cadáver decomposed
    2 persona upset
    3 L.Am.
    tipsy
    4 L.Am.
    máquina broken down
    * * *
    descompuesto, -ta adj
    1) : broken down, out of order
    2) : rotten, decomposed

    Spanish-English dictionary > descompuesto

  • 9 despreciable

    adj.
    1 despicable, contemptible (indigno).
    2 insignificant, negligible, paltry, shitty.
    f. & m.
    contemptible person, wretch.
    * * *
    1 despicable, contemptible
    2 (sin importancia) negligible
    * * *
    adj.
    * * *
    ADJ
    1) [persona] despicable, contemptible
    2) (=sin valor) [objeto] worthless; [cantidad] negligible
    * * *
    a) <persona/conducta> despicable, contemptible
    b)

    no/nada despreciable — <suma/número> not inconsiderable, significant

    * * *
    = negligible, abject, abjected, despicable, paltry [paltrier -comp., paltriest -sup.], measly [measlier -comp., measliest -sup.], lowdown.
    Ex. Microforms are obviously very compact, and the microforms themselves occupy negligible space.
    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. 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. Gestation, menstruation, & pregnancy were often considered shameful and despicable.
    Ex. And there is no guarantee that any of the paltry sums of extra money available will actually benefit the workers in the recipient countries.
    Ex. Despite the Bank of England's base rate having risen by a full percentage point, the average savings rate is still ' measly'.
    Ex. The board clearly didn't care if its commissioner was a lowdown, lying, corrupt and untrustworthy creep, likely because that is the nature of the entire organization.
    ----
    * nada despreciable = not inconsiderable.
    * * *
    a) <persona/conducta> despicable, contemptible
    b)

    no/nada despreciable — <suma/número> not inconsiderable, significant

    * * *
    = negligible, abject, abjected, despicable, paltry [paltrier -comp., paltriest -sup.], measly [measlier -comp., measliest -sup.], lowdown.

    Ex: Microforms are obviously very compact, and the microforms themselves occupy negligible space.

    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: 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: Gestation, menstruation, & pregnancy were often considered shameful and despicable.
    Ex: And there is no guarantee that any of the paltry sums of extra money available will actually benefit the workers in the recipient countries.
    Ex: Despite the Bank of England's base rate having risen by a full percentage point, the average savings rate is still ' measly'.
    Ex: The board clearly didn't care if its commissioner was a lowdown, lying, corrupt and untrustworthy creep, likely because that is the nature of the entire organization.
    * nada despreciable = not inconsiderable.

    * * *
    1 ‹persona/conducta› despicable, contemptible
    2
    no/nada despreciable ‹suma/número› not inconsiderable, significant
    heredó una suma nada despreciable he inherited a not inconsiderable sum, he inherited a significant o considerable sum of money
    * * *

    despreciable adjetivo
    a)persona/conducta despicable, contemptible

    b)

    no/nada despreciablesuma/número not inconsiderable, significant

    despreciable adjetivo
    1 (odioso) despicable, contemptible, worthless
    2 (inapreciable, poco importante) negligible
    ' despreciable' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    carroña
    - cerda
    - cerdo
    - ser
    - escoria
    - gusano
    - indigna
    - indigno
    - mezquina
    - mezquino
    - miseria
    - rata
    - ridiculez
    - ruin
    - sabandija
    - mierda
    - pinche
    - puerco
    - rastrero
    English:
    contemptible
    - despicable
    - insignificant
    - mean
    - miserable
    - worthless
    - wretched
    - contempt
    * * *
    adj
    1. [indigno] despicable, contemptible
    2. [de poca importancia] negligible;
    nada despreciable considerable, significant;
    la nada despreciable suma de $1.000 the not inconsiderable o insignificant sum of $1,000
    nmf
    despicable o contemptible person, wretch
    * * *
    adj
    1 comportamiento contemptible, despicable
    2 cantidad, coste etc neglible;
    nada despreciable cantidad large, not inconsiderable
    * * *
    1) : despicable, contemptible
    2) : negligible
    nada despreciable: not inconsiderable, significant

    Spanish-English dictionary > despreciable

  • 10 excremento

    m.
    excrement, stools, faeces, ordure.
    pres.indicat.
    1st person singular (yo) present indicative of spanish verb: excrementar.
    * * *
    1 excrement
    * * *
    noun m.
    * * *
    * * *
    masculino excrement
    * * *
    = faeces [feces, -USA], excrement, dung, scat, stool.
    Ex. The section on hygiene gives particular attention to methods caregivers can use to deal with blood, saliva, tears, bites, faeces, urine, vomit, and the ritual by which children become blood brothers or sisters.
    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. The highest production of fish was obtained in cisterns treated with poultry manure, followed by pig dung and cowdung.
    Ex. The results showed that the amphibian remains entered the cave deposits in the scats of a mammalian predator.
    Ex. Alumina is helpful for any stool that is passed with great difficulty.
    ----
    * excrementos = waste.
    * * *
    masculino excrement
    * * *
    = faeces [feces, -USA], excrement, dung, scat, stool.

    Ex: The section on hygiene gives particular attention to methods caregivers can use to deal with blood, saliva, tears, bites, faeces, urine, vomit, and the ritual by which children become blood brothers or sisters.

    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: The highest production of fish was obtained in cisterns treated with poultry manure, followed by pig dung and cowdung.
    Ex: The results showed that the amphibian remains entered the cave deposits in the scats of a mammalian predator.
    Ex: Alumina is helpful for any stool that is passed with great difficulty.
    * excrementos = waste.

    * * *
    excrement
    * * *

    excremento sustantivo masculino
    excrement
    excremento sustantivo masculino excrement
    ' excremento' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    caca
    - deyección
    - estiércol
    - mierda
    English:
    excrement
    - droppings
    * * *
    excrement;
    un excremento de perro a piece of dog dirt;
    excrementos [de ave, conejo, oveja] droppings;
    [de persona] excrement
    * * *
    m excrement
    * * *
    : excrement

    Spanish-English dictionary > excremento

  • 11 fétido

    adj.
    fetid, evil-smelling, foul, foul-smelling.
    * * *
    1 stinking, fetid
    * * *
    (f. - fétida)
    adj.
    fetid, foul
    * * *
    ADJ fetid, foul-smelling, stinking
    * * *
    - da adjetivo fetid, foul-smelling
    * * *
    = smelly [smellier -comp., smelliest -sup.], malodourous [malodorous, -USA], reeking, putrid, noisome, foul [fouler -comp., foulest -sup.].
    Ex. This article looks at the question of the appropriate treatment by librarians of homeless people, sometimes smelly and mentally disturbed, in the library.
    Ex. Today's sewage nutrients, dyes and toxic or malodorous substances which can be degraded only with difficulty or very slowly.
    Ex. He is a modernist abandoning himself to romanticism and finding beauty in rotting corpses and reeking cities.
    Ex. Social conventions can influence the labeling of odors, especially those that have putrid, rancid, urinous or sweaty qualities.
    Ex. The bags may be used as an inner skin to a rubbish bin, to stop wet and noisome remains from sticking to the inside of the container.
    Ex. Well, we non-smokers also like to put our feet up and relax, too; but we have to breathe in their foul fumes = Pues bien, a nosotros los no fumadores también nos gusta poner los pies en alto y relajarnos pero tenemos que respirar su repugnante humo.
    ----
    * bomba fétida = stink bomb.
    * * *
    - da adjetivo fetid, foul-smelling
    * * *
    = smelly [smellier -comp., smelliest -sup.], malodourous [malodorous, -USA], reeking, putrid, noisome, foul [fouler -comp., foulest -sup.].

    Ex: This article looks at the question of the appropriate treatment by librarians of homeless people, sometimes smelly and mentally disturbed, in the library.

    Ex: Today's sewage nutrients, dyes and toxic or malodorous substances which can be degraded only with difficulty or very slowly.
    Ex: He is a modernist abandoning himself to romanticism and finding beauty in rotting corpses and reeking cities.
    Ex: Social conventions can influence the labeling of odors, especially those that have putrid, rancid, urinous or sweaty qualities.
    Ex: The bags may be used as an inner skin to a rubbish bin, to stop wet and noisome remains from sticking to the inside of the container.
    Ex: Well, we non-smokers also like to put our feet up and relax, too; but we have to breathe in their foul fumes = Pues bien, a nosotros los no fumadores también nos gusta poner los pies en alto y relajarnos pero tenemos que respirar su repugnante humo.
    * bomba fétida = stink bomb.

    * * *
    fétido -da
    fetid, foul-smelling
    * * *

    fétido
    ◊ -da adjetivo

    fetid, foul-smelling
    fétido,-a adjetivo stinking, fetid

    ' fétido' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    fétida
    - hediondo
    English:
    fetid
    - foul
    - rank
    - stinking
    * * *
    fétido, -a adj
    fetid, foul-smelling
    * * *
    adj fetid
    * * *
    fétido, -da adj
    : fetid, foul

    Spanish-English dictionary > fétido

  • 12 hediondo

    adj.
    stinking, stinky, bad-smelling, evil-smelling.
    * * *
    1 (apestoso) stinking, foul-smelling, smelly
    2 figurado (asqueroso) filthy, repulsive
    3 figurado (molesto) annoying
    * * *
    ADJ
    1) (=maloliente) stinking, foul-smelling
    2) (=asqueroso) repulsive
    3) (=sucio) filthy
    4) (=obsceno) obscene
    5) (=inaguantable) annoying, unbearable
    * * *
    - da adjetivo ( fétido) foul-smelling, stinking
    * * *
    = stinking, smelly [smellier -comp., smelliest -sup.], malodourous [malodorous, -USA], rotting, reeking, putrid, noisome.
    Ex. And no matter how set everyone is to have a good time, it is difficult to do more than make the cheerful best of things if the picnic is held, for some crazy reason, on a stinking garbage dump in pouring rain.
    Ex. This article looks at the question of the appropriate treatment by librarians of homeless people, sometimes smelly and mentally disturbed, in the library.
    Ex. Today's sewage nutrients, dyes and toxic or malodorous substances which can be degraded only with difficulty or very slowly.
    Ex. He is a modernist abandoning himself to romanticism and finding beauty in rotting corpses and reeking cities.
    Ex. He is a modernist abandoning himself to romanticism and finding beauty in rotting corpses and reeking cities.
    Ex. Social conventions can influence the labeling of odors, especially those that have putrid, rancid, urinous or sweaty qualities.
    Ex. The bags may be used as an inner skin to a rubbish bin, to stop wet and noisome remains from sticking to the inside of the container.
    * * *
    - da adjetivo ( fétido) foul-smelling, stinking
    * * *
    = stinking, smelly [smellier -comp., smelliest -sup.], malodourous [malodorous, -USA], rotting, reeking, putrid, noisome.

    Ex: And no matter how set everyone is to have a good time, it is difficult to do more than make the cheerful best of things if the picnic is held, for some crazy reason, on a stinking garbage dump in pouring rain.

    Ex: This article looks at the question of the appropriate treatment by librarians of homeless people, sometimes smelly and mentally disturbed, in the library.
    Ex: Today's sewage nutrients, dyes and toxic or malodorous substances which can be degraded only with difficulty or very slowly.
    Ex: He is a modernist abandoning himself to romanticism and finding beauty in rotting corpses and reeking cities.
    Ex: He is a modernist abandoning himself to romanticism and finding beauty in rotting corpses and reeking cities.
    Ex: Social conventions can influence the labeling of odors, especially those that have putrid, rancid, urinous or sweaty qualities.
    Ex: The bags may be used as an inner skin to a rubbish bin, to stop wet and noisome remains from sticking to the inside of the container.

    * * *
    1 (fétido) foul-smelling, stinking
    2 ( fam) (repugnante) disgusting, revolting
    * * *

    hediondo
    ◊ -da adjetivo ( fétido) foul-smelling, stinking

    hediondo,-a adjetivo foul-smelling

    ' hediondo' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    hedionda
    English:
    stinking
    * * *
    hediondo, -a adj
    1. [pestilente] stinking, foul-smelling
    2. Formal [insoportable] unbearable
    * * *
    adj stinking, foul-smelling
    * * *
    hediondo, -da adj
    maloliente: foul-smelling, stinking

    Spanish-English dictionary > hediondo

  • 13 indecente

    adj.
    1 indecent.
    2 miserable, wretched (indigno).
    f. & m.
    indecent person.
    * * *
    1 (impúdico) indecent; (indecoroso) improper
    2 (indigno) miserable; (cochambroso) filthy
    3 (vil) wretched
    * * *
    adj.
    * * *
    ADJ
    1) [persona] (=falto de decencia) indecent; (=obsceno) obscene

    ¡indecente! — you brute!

    2) (=asqueroso) filthy
    * * *
    I
    adjetivo <persona/vestido> indecent; <película/lenguaje> obscene
    II
    masculino y femenino rude o shameless person
    * * *
    = filthy [filthier -comp, filthiest -sup.], indecent, abject, abjected, obscene.
    Ex. Printing houses -- apart from the few that had been built for the purpose rather than converted from something else -- were generally filthy and badly ventilated.
    Ex. The passage of the Exon bill would make criminal the sending of obscene, lewd, lascivious, filthy or indecent data over the Net = La aprobación de la ley Exon haría que fuese un delito el envío a través de Internet de información obscena, lujuriosa, lasciva, inmoral o indecente.
    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. 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. Prompt responses are required to bomb threats and reports of such dangerous or criminal conduct as sprinkling acid on chairs or clothing, mutilating books, tampering with the card catalog, or obscene behavior.
    ----
    * exposición indecente = indecent exposure.
    * * *
    I
    adjetivo <persona/vestido> indecent; <película/lenguaje> obscene
    II
    masculino y femenino rude o shameless person
    * * *
    = filthy [filthier -comp, filthiest -sup.], indecent, abject, abjected, obscene.

    Ex: Printing houses -- apart from the few that had been built for the purpose rather than converted from something else -- were generally filthy and badly ventilated.

    Ex: The passage of the Exon bill would make criminal the sending of obscene, lewd, lascivious, filthy or indecent data over the Net = La aprobación de la ley Exon haría que fuese un delito el envío a través de Internet de información obscena, lujuriosa, lasciva, inmoral o indecente.
    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: 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: Prompt responses are required to bomb threats and reports of such dangerous or criminal conduct as sprinkling acid on chairs or clothing, mutilating books, tampering with the card catalog, or obscene behavior.
    * exposición indecente = indecent exposure.

    * * *
    1 ‹persona› indecent; ‹vestido› indecent; ‹película/lenguaje› obscene
    2 (miserable) wretched, miserable
    rude o shameless person
    * * *

    indecente adjetivo ‹persona/vestido indecent;
    película/lenguaje obscene
    ■ sustantivo masculino y femenino
    rude o shameless person
    indecente adjetivo
    1 (obsceno, inmoral) indecent
    2 (intolerable) dreadful: llegó a casa a una hora indecente, he arrived home very late
    ' indecente' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    sórdida
    - sórdido
    - deshonesto
    - guarro
    English:
    filthy
    - immodest
    - improper
    - indecent
    - rude
    - suggestive
    * * *
    1. [impúdico] indecent
    2. [indigno] miserable, wretched
    * * *
    adj indecent; película obscene
    * * *
    : indecent, obscene
    * * *
    1. (inmoral) indecent
    2. (sucio) filthy [comp. filthier; superl. filthiest]

    Spanish-English dictionary > indecente

  • 14 lamentable

    adj.
    1 terribly sad (triste).
    2 lamentable, deplorable (malo).
    * * *
    1 (injusticia) regrettable, deplorable; (estado) sorry, pitiful
    * * *
    ADJ [conducta] deplorable; [injusticia] shameful; [error] regrettable; [escena, aspecto, estado] sorry, pitiful; [pérdida] sad

    es lamentable que... — it is regrettable that...

    * * *
    a) <conducta/error/suceso> deplorable, terrible
    b) < pérdida> sad; <estado/aspecto> pitiful; < error> regrettable
    * * *
    = regrettable, wretched, sad, deplorable, miserable, parlous, embarrassing, sorry [sorrier -comp., sorriest -sup.], woeful, pitiful, abject, abjected.
    Ex. All these networks have standard record formats, although it is regrettable that they all operate to different standards.
    Ex. A card catalog has the capability of being kept up to date, but it is a wretched way to make information available.
    Ex. It is at least arguable that the discreditable popular image is to some extent a reflection of his own self-image, and that the sad irony of the librarian is that people have come to accept him at his own valuation.
    Ex. We agree with Price that using the words 'citation' and 'reference' interchangeably is a deplorable waste of a good technical term.
    Ex. Sometimes of an evening, after my miserable journeyings through the day, I would stand for hours in the Strand, leaning against the shutters of a closed shop, and watching the compositors at work by gaslight on the opposite side of the way, upon a morning paper.
    Ex. Book provision to many schools is in a parlous state and the school book market also has its problems.
    Ex. This is highly embarrassing for the innocent reader and for the apologetic library staff.
    Ex. The author describes the sorry state of libraries in Portugal where 149 of the 558 libraries have a collection of less than 1,000 titles.
    Ex. In this woeful film, under the mantle of a 'bitter-sweet romantic comedy,' Poliakoff lets his maudlin sentiments and fears run riot.
    Ex. Today's pitiful situation must be improved drastically to cope with the overwhelming demand of clients for better library service.
    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. 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.
    ----
    * de forma lamentable = miserably.
    * de manera lamentable = lamentably, miserably.
    * fracasar de manera lamentable = fail + miserably, fail + dismally.
    * fracaso lamentable = embarrassing failure.
    * ser lamentable = be a pity.
    * * *
    a) <conducta/error/suceso> deplorable, terrible
    b) < pérdida> sad; <estado/aspecto> pitiful; < error> regrettable
    * * *
    = regrettable, wretched, sad, deplorable, miserable, parlous, embarrassing, sorry [sorrier -comp., sorriest -sup.], woeful, pitiful, abject, abjected.

    Ex: All these networks have standard record formats, although it is regrettable that they all operate to different standards.

    Ex: A card catalog has the capability of being kept up to date, but it is a wretched way to make information available.
    Ex: It is at least arguable that the discreditable popular image is to some extent a reflection of his own self-image, and that the sad irony of the librarian is that people have come to accept him at his own valuation.
    Ex: We agree with Price that using the words 'citation' and 'reference' interchangeably is a deplorable waste of a good technical term.
    Ex: Sometimes of an evening, after my miserable journeyings through the day, I would stand for hours in the Strand, leaning against the shutters of a closed shop, and watching the compositors at work by gaslight on the opposite side of the way, upon a morning paper.
    Ex: Book provision to many schools is in a parlous state and the school book market also has its problems.
    Ex: This is highly embarrassing for the innocent reader and for the apologetic library staff.
    Ex: The author describes the sorry state of libraries in Portugal where 149 of the 558 libraries have a collection of less than 1,000 titles.
    Ex: In this woeful film, under the mantle of a 'bitter-sweet romantic comedy,' Poliakoff lets his maudlin sentiments and fears run riot.
    Ex: Today's pitiful situation must be improved drastically to cope with the overwhelming demand of clients for better library service.
    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: 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.
    * de forma lamentable = miserably.
    * de manera lamentable = lamentably, miserably.
    * fracasar de manera lamentable = fail + miserably, fail + dismally.
    * fracaso lamentable = embarrassing failure.
    * ser lamentable = be a pity.

    * * *
    1 (deplorable) ‹conducta/error/suceso› deplorable, terrible, lamentable
    2 (triste) ‹pérdida› sad; ‹estado/aspecto› pitiful; ‹error› regrettable
    verle suplicando de esa manera era un espectáculo lamentable it was a pitiful sight to see him begging like that
    * * *

     

    lamentable adjetivo
    a)conducta/error/suceso deplorable, terrible

    b) pérdida sad;

    estado/aspecto pitiful;
    error regrettable
    lamentable adjetivo
    1 (que causa pena o disgusto) regrettable
    2 (estropeado) terrible: el coche quedó en un estado lamentable, the car was in a terrible state
    ' lamentable' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    estado
    - fatal
    - vergonzosa
    - vergonzoso
    - papel
    - penoso
    English:
    deplorable
    - lamentable
    - pathetic
    - pitiful
    - regrettable
    - sad
    - sorry
    - woeful
    - meet
    - miserable
    - miserably
    * * *
    1. [conducta, accidente, confusión] regrettable;
    sería lamentable que no pudiera acudir it would be a shame if she couldn't come
    2. [malo] lamentable, deplorable;
    llegó a casa con un aspecto lamentable she looked terrible o she was in a pitiful state when she got home
    * * *
    adj deplorable
    * * *
    1) : unfortunate, lamentable
    2) : pitiful, sad

    Spanish-English dictionary > lamentable

  • 15 maloliente

    adj.
    1 smelly.
    2 bad-smelling, stinky, cheesy, evil-smelling.
    * * *
    1 foul-smelling, stinking
    * * *
    ADJ stinking, smelly
    * * *
    adjetivo stinking, smelly
    * * *
    = smelly [smellier -comp., smelliest -sup.], malodourous [malodorous, -USA], reeking, putrid, noisome.
    Ex. This article looks at the question of the appropriate treatment by librarians of homeless people, sometimes smelly and mentally disturbed, in the library.
    Ex. Today's sewage nutrients, dyes and toxic or malodorous substances which can be degraded only with difficulty or very slowly.
    Ex. He is a modernist abandoning himself to romanticism and finding beauty in rotting corpses and reeking cities.
    Ex. Social conventions can influence the labeling of odors, especially those that have putrid, rancid, urinous or sweaty qualities.
    Ex. The bags may be used as an inner skin to a rubbish bin, to stop wet and noisome remains from sticking to the inside of the container.
    * * *
    adjetivo stinking, smelly
    * * *
    = smelly [smellier -comp., smelliest -sup.], malodourous [malodorous, -USA], reeking, putrid, noisome.

    Ex: This article looks at the question of the appropriate treatment by librarians of homeless people, sometimes smelly and mentally disturbed, in the library.

    Ex: Today's sewage nutrients, dyes and toxic or malodorous substances which can be degraded only with difficulty or very slowly.
    Ex: He is a modernist abandoning himself to romanticism and finding beauty in rotting corpses and reeking cities.
    Ex: Social conventions can influence the labeling of odors, especially those that have putrid, rancid, urinous or sweaty qualities.
    Ex: The bags may be used as an inner skin to a rubbish bin, to stop wet and noisome remains from sticking to the inside of the container.

    * * *
    stinking, smelly
    * * *

    maloliente adjetivo
    stinking, smelly
    maloliente adjetivo foul-smelling, stinking
    * * *
    smelly
    * * *
    adj stinking
    * * *
    hediondo: foul-smelling, smelly
    * * *
    maloliente adj smelly [comp. smellier; superl. smelliest]

    Spanish-English dictionary > maloliente

  • 16 menstrual

    adj.
    menstrual.
    * * *
    1 menstrual
    * * *
    * * *
    adjetivo menstrual
    * * *
    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.
    ----
    * ciclo menstrual = menstrual cycle.
    * dolor menstrual = period pain.
    * * *
    adjetivo menstrual
    * * *

    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.

    * ciclo menstrual = menstrual cycle.
    * dolor menstrual = period pain.

    * * *
    menstrual
    * * *
    menstrual
    * * *
    : menstrual

    Spanish-English dictionary > menstrual

  • 17 nauseabundo

    adj.
    nauseating, foul, repulsive, revolting.
    * * *
    1 nauseating, sickening
    * * *
    ADJ nauseating, sickening
    * * *
    - da adjetivo nauseating
    * * *
    = foul [fouler -comp., foulest -sup.], nauseous, malodourous [malodorous, -USA], reeking, putrid.
    Ex. Well, we non-smokers also like to put our feet up and relax, too; but we have to breathe in their foul fumes = Pues bien, a nosotros los no fumadores también nos gusta poner los pies en alto y relajarnos pero tenemos que respirar su repugnante humo.
    Ex. The book emphasizes the ' nauseous pendulum' that swings between reason & violence.
    Ex. Today's sewage nutrients, dyes and toxic or malodorous substances which can be degraded only with difficulty or very slowly.
    Ex. He is a modernist abandoning himself to romanticism and finding beauty in rotting corpses and reeking cities.
    Ex. Social conventions can influence the labeling of odors, especially those that have putrid, rancid, urinous or sweaty qualities.
    * * *
    - da adjetivo nauseating
    * * *
    = foul [fouler -comp., foulest -sup.], nauseous, malodourous [malodorous, -USA], reeking, putrid.

    Ex: Well, we non-smokers also like to put our feet up and relax, too; but we have to breathe in their foul fumes = Pues bien, a nosotros los no fumadores también nos gusta poner los pies en alto y relajarnos pero tenemos que respirar su repugnante humo.

    Ex: The book emphasizes the ' nauseous pendulum' that swings between reason & violence.
    Ex: Today's sewage nutrients, dyes and toxic or malodorous substances which can be degraded only with difficulty or very slowly.
    Ex: He is a modernist abandoning himself to romanticism and finding beauty in rotting corpses and reeking cities.
    Ex: Social conventions can influence the labeling of odors, especially those that have putrid, rancid, urinous or sweaty qualities.

    * * *
    nauseating
    * * *

    nauseabundo,-a adjetivo nauseating, sickening
    ' nauseabundo' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    nauseabunda
    English:
    foul
    - nauseating
    - sickening
    * * *
    nauseabundo, -a adj
    nauseating, sickening
    * * *
    adj nauseating
    * * *
    nauseabundo, -da adj
    : nauseating, sickening

    Spanish-English dictionary > nauseabundo

  • 18 obra de arte

    work of art
    * * *
    * * *
    (n.) = work of art, masterpiece, artistic work, art work, art work
    Ex. Otlet gives as examples of documents natural objects, artifacts, objects bearing traces of human activity, and works of art.
    Ex. The stereotypical writer, for example, needs only a cold garret, some paper, and ink to produce a masterpiece.
    Ex. Libraries lend many types of copyright works including books, music, artistic works, gramophone records and cassettes.
    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. 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.
    * * *
    * * *
    (n.) = work of art, masterpiece, artistic work, art work, art work

    Ex: Otlet gives as examples of documents natural objects, artifacts, objects bearing traces of human activity, and works of art.

    Ex: The stereotypical writer, for example, needs only a cold garret, some paper, and ink to produce a masterpiece.
    Ex: Libraries lend many types of copyright works including books, music, artistic works, gramophone records and cassettes.
    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: 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.

    * * *
    work of art

    Spanish-English dictionary > obra de arte

  • 19 pestilente

    adj.
    1 foul-smelling.
    2 pestilential, evil-smelling, foul-smelling, pestiferous.
    * * *
    1 (apestoso) stinking
    * * *
    ADJ
    1) (=dañino) pestilent
    2) (=que huele mal) smelly, foul
    * * *
    adjetivo < olor> foul
    * * *
    = malodourous [malodorous, -USA], reeking, putrid.
    Ex. Today's sewage nutrients, dyes and toxic or malodorous substances which can be degraded only with difficulty or very slowly.
    Ex. He is a modernist abandoning himself to romanticism and finding beauty in rotting corpses and reeking cities.
    Ex. Social conventions can influence the labeling of odors, especially those that have putrid, rancid, urinous or sweaty qualities.
    * * *
    adjetivo < olor> foul
    * * *
    = malodourous [malodorous, -USA], reeking, putrid.

    Ex: Today's sewage nutrients, dyes and toxic or malodorous substances which can be degraded only with difficulty or very slowly.

    Ex: He is a modernist abandoning himself to romanticism and finding beauty in rotting corpses and reeking cities.
    Ex: Social conventions can influence the labeling of odors, especially those that have putrid, rancid, urinous or sweaty qualities.

    * * *
    1 ‹olor› foul
    2 ( Col fam) (molesto) unbearable, pesky ( AmE colloq)
    * * *

    pestilente adjetivo ‹ olor foul
    pestilente adjetivo foul
    ' pestilente' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    soltar
    * * *
    foul-smelling
    * * *
    adj foul-smelling
    * * *
    1) : foul, smelly
    2) : pestilent

    Spanish-English dictionary > pestilente

  • 20 podrido

    adj.
    rotten, addled, putrescent, putrid.
    past part.
    1 past participle of spanish verb: pudrir.
    2 past participle of spanish verb: pudrir.
    * * *
    1 rotten
    2 figurado corrupt
    \
    estar podrido,-a de millones familiar to be stinking rich
    * * *
    (f. - podrida)
    adj.
    * * *
    ADJ
    1) [putrefacto] rotten
    2) (=corrupto) rotten, corrupt

    están podridos de dinero* they're filthy rich *

    3) Cono Sur * (=harto) fed-up *
    * * *
    - da adjetivo
    1)
    a) ( descompuesto) rotten

    huele a or (AmL) hay olor a podrido — there's a smell of something rotting o rotten

    b) ( corrompido) rotten, corrupt

    estar podrido de dinero or (AmL) estar podrido en plata/oro — (fam) to be stinking o filthy rich (colloq)

    2) (RPl fam) (harto, aburrido) fed up (colloq)

    estar podrido DE algo/alguien — to be fed up with something/somebody (colloq)

    * * *
    = rotting, putrefying.
    Ex. He is a modernist abandoning himself to romanticism and finding beauty in rotting corpses and reeking cities.
    Ex. Thousands of tins of putrefying and poisonous meat were seized from this firm.
    ----
    * de olor a podrido = rotten smelling.
    * huevo podrido = addled egg, rotten egg.
    * manzana podrida = bad apple, rotten apple, damaged goods, cuckoo in the nest.
    * una manzana podrida echar a perder el resto de la cesta = one rotten apple spoils the whole barrel.
    * * *
    - da adjetivo
    1)
    a) ( descompuesto) rotten

    huele a or (AmL) hay olor a podrido — there's a smell of something rotting o rotten

    b) ( corrompido) rotten, corrupt

    estar podrido de dinero or (AmL) estar podrido en plata/oro — (fam) to be stinking o filthy rich (colloq)

    2) (RPl fam) (harto, aburrido) fed up (colloq)

    estar podrido DE algo/alguien — to be fed up with something/somebody (colloq)

    * * *
    = rotting, putrefying.

    Ex: He is a modernist abandoning himself to romanticism and finding beauty in rotting corpses and reeking cities.

    Ex: Thousands of tins of putrefying and poisonous meat were seized from this firm.
    * de olor a podrido = rotten smelling.
    * huevo podrido = addled egg, rotten egg.
    * manzana podrida = bad apple, rotten apple, damaged goods, cuckoo in the nest.
    * una manzana podrida echar a perder el resto de la cesta = one rotten apple spoils the whole barrel.

    * * *
    podrido -da
    A
    huele a or ( AmL) hay olor a podrido there's a smell of something rotting o rotten
    2 (corrompido) rotten, corrupt
    la organización está podrida por dentro the organization is rotten inside
    estar podrido de dinero or ( AmL) estar podrido en plata/oro ( fam); to be stinking o filthy rich ( colloq)
    B ( RPl fam)
    1 (harto) fed up ( colloq)
    me tienen podrida I'm fed up with them, they're getting on my nerves
    estar podrido DE algo/algn to be fed up WITH sth/sb ( colloq)
    estoy podrido de hacer todos los días lo mismo I'm sick and tired of o I'm fed up with doing the same thing every day ( colloq)
    2 (aburrido) fed up ( colloq)
    * * *

    Del verbo pudrir: ( conjugate pudrir)

    podrido es:

    el participio

    Multiple Entries:
    podrido    
    pudrir
    podrido
    ◊ -da adjetivo

    1

    huele a or (AmL) hay olor a podrido there's a smell of something rotting o rotten

    estar podrido de dinero or (AmS) estar podrido en plata/oro (fam) to be stinking o filthy rich (colloq)
    2 (RPl fam) (harto, aburrido) fed up (colloq)
    pudrir ( conjugate pudrir) verbo transitivo ( descomponer) ‹carne/fruta/madera to rot, decay
    pudrirse verbo pronominal
    1 ( descomponerse) [fruta/carne] to rot, decay;
    [madera/tela] to rot;
    [ cadáver] to decompose, rot
    2 (fam) ( por el abandono):

    podrido,-a adjetivo
    1 (una madera, fruta) rotten
    2 fig (corrupto) corrupt
    ' podrido' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    descompuesta
    - descompuesto
    - pasada
    - pasado
    - podrida
    - saber
    - tufo
    English:
    bad
    - rotten
    - stinking
    * * *
    podrido, -a
    participio
    ver pudrir
    adj
    1. [descompuesto] rotten;
    Fam
    estar podrido de dinero o Am [m5] en plata to be filthy rich
    2. [corrupto] rotten
    3. RP Fam [harto] fed up, sick;
    estar podrido de algo/alguien to be fed up with sth/sb, to be sick of sth/sb;
    me tienen podrido con sus pedidos I'm sick of their requests
    4. RP Fam [aburrido] fed up;
    están podridos porque no tienen nada que hacer they're fed up because they've got nothing to do
    * * *
    adj tb fig
    rotten;
    podrido de dinero fam filthy rich fam
    * * *
    podrido, -da adj
    1) : rotten, decayed
    2) : corrupt
    * * *
    podrido adj rotten

    Spanish-English dictionary > podrido

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  • rotting — UK [ˈrɒtɪŋ] / US [ˈrɑtɪŋ] adjective in the process of decaying The room was strewn with broken furniture and rotting garbage. rotting flesh/teeth/leaves …   English dictionary

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