triste translation | Spanish-English dictionary

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triste

  
a       adj  
1    (=entristecido)  
[persona]  
sad  
(=desgraciado)  
miserable  
[carácter]  
gloomy, melancholy  
poner triste a algn      to make sb sad, make sb unhappy, make sb miserable  
me puse muy triste cuando me enteré de la noticia      I was very sad when I heard the news  
2    (=entristecedor)  
[noticia, canción]  
sad  
[paisaje]  
dismal, desolate  
[cuarto]  
gloomy
3    *   (=mustio)  
[flor]  
withered
4    (=lamentable)   sad, sorry  
es triste verle así      it is sad to see him like that  
es triste no poder ir      it's a pity o shame we can't go  
hizo un triste papel      he cut a sorry figure  
la triste verdad es que ...      the sad truth is that ...  
5    (=insignificante)   miserable  
no queda sino un triste penique      there's just one miserable penny left  
me dieron un triste trozo de pan para comer      they gave me a miserable piece of bread for lunch  
6      (Andes)   (=tímido)   shy, timid
b       sm     (LAm)   (=canción)   sad love song
Translation Spanish - English Collins Dictionary  
una triste experiencia exp.
a sad experience

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Collaborative Dictionary     Spanish-English
exp.
it is sad to see him like that
exp.
to make sb sad
exp.
make sb unhappy
exp.
make sb miserable
exp.
he cut a sorry figure
exp.
it's really {o} truly sad
exp.
you look very sad
exp.
he isn't sad at all
exp.
I am rather {o} a little sad
exp.
with a sad look in his eyes
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'triste' also found in translations in English-Spanish dictionary
adj.
triste
adj.
triste
exp.
¡qué triste!
exp.
ponerse triste
exp.
sentirse triste
exp.
estar triste
exp.
aquella triste época
exp.
una triste noticia
exp.
una triste noticia
exp.
un triste espectáculo
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"triste": examples and translations in context
Tengo una noticia triste para comunicarles. I have a very sad message to deliver to you.
Estabas muy triste y quería ayudarte. You were so sad, I just thought I could help.
Te pondrás triste si le aprecias demasiado. You'll be upset, if you get to liking him too much.
No puedo hablar demasiado o me pondré muy triste. And I can't talk to you for too long, or I'll get real upset.
Cuando me escribiste, estabas triste. When you wrote me, you were unhappy.
Cuando estoy triste parezco muy miserable. You know how miserable I get when I'm unhappy.
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