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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Additional comments:

Collaborative Dictionary     Spanish-English
exp.
make sb miserable
exp.
to make sb sad
exp.
make sb unhappy
exp.
he cut a sorry figure
exp.
it is sad to see him like that
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.
aquella triste época
n.
el triste informático
[INFO]
exp.
un triste espectáculo
exp.
una triste noticia
"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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