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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

Entry related to:experiencia

Additional comments:

Collaborative Dictionary     Spanish-English
exp.
make sb unhappy
exp.
it is sad to see him like that
exp.
to make sb sad
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
exp.
¡qué triste!
exp.
estar triste
exp.
ponerse triste
exp.
sentirse triste
exp.
una triste noticia
exp.
una triste noticia
exp.
aquella triste época
exp.
un triste espectáculo
n.
el triste informático
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"triste": examples and translations in context
Será triste cuando el carnicero venga. It'll be sad when the butcher comes.
Ella se siente triste medio segundo... She feels sad for about half a second...
Cuando me escribiste, estabas triste. When you wrote me, you were unhappy.
La otra noche no estaba triste. I wasn't unhappy the other night.
Aquí comienza una historia bastante triste. Here we begin a rather sorry story.
Y eso me haría sentirme triste. And that would make me feel sorry.
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