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desgraciado

, a  
a       adj  
1    [persona]   (=sin suerte)   unlucky  
(=infeliz)  
unhappy  
desgraciado en (sus) amores      unlucky in love  
desgraciado en el juego      unlucky at cards  
fue desgraciado en su matrimonio      he was unhappy in his marriage  
¡desgraciado de ti si lo haces!      you'd better not do it!, it'll be the worse for you if you do!  
2    [vida, existencia]  
¡qué desgraciada existencia la mía!      how wretched I am!  
una vida desgraciada      a wretched life, a life of misery  
3    [accidente, situación]   unfortunate  
una desgraciada elección      an unfortunate choice  
ese día desgraciado      that ill-fated day  
4      (LAm)   (=asqueroso)   lousy *  
b       sm/f  
1    (=infeliz)   poor wretch  
lo tiene aquel desgraciado      that poor wretch has got it  
la hizo una desgraciada      pey   he put her in the family way, he brought shame upon her euf     
2    (=miserable)   swine *  
Translation Spanish - English Collins Dictionary  
desgraciado en el juego exp.
unlucky at cards

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Collaborative Dictionary     Spanish-English
exp.
he was unhappy in his marriage
exp.
unlucky in love
exp.
he's so unhappy I feel really sorry for him {o} I really pity him
exp.
he feels very unhappy inside
exp.
it'll be the worse for you if you do!
exp.
you'd better not do it!
exp.
that ill-fated day
exp.
that poor wretch has got it
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'desgraciado' also found in translations in English-Spanish dictionary
exp.
¡desgraciado!
exp.
¡pobre desgraciado!
exp.
algún desgraciado
exp.
algún desgraciado
exp.
sumamente desgraciado
n.
el pobre desgraciado
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"desgraciado": examples and translations in context
Un desgraciado accidente y no habrá testigos. One unfortunate accident, and we got no witnesses.
El desgraciado del novio de mi hija. Well, the unfortunate is my daughter's boyfriend.
Es como si eligiese ser desgraciado. It's almost as though he chooses to be miserable.
Cuando se nace desgraciado, todo te va mal. When you're born miserable everything goes bad.
Habla desgraciado, mientras tengas lengua. Speak up, wretch, while you still have a tongue.
Siendo conciso... es un desgraciado. To put it briefly... he's a wretch.
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