Italian translation of lest
- (old-fashioned, formal)
nel timore che (+subjunc),
per paura che (+subjunc)lest we forget
per non dimenticare
Example Sentences Including 'lest'
She held Alex sleeping in her arms, not wanting to sleep herself, lest one moment of his presence, his loving, be lost.The Ambassador's Women
I desperately wanted him to be quiet, lest they decide to hurt him, too.THE GOLDEN FOOL: Book Two of the Tawny Man (2002)
Now he is watching a beast lest it strike him down unawares.A Means to Evil
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Word forms: comparative -ler, superlative -lest
cruel (to or towards)
crudele (con or nei confronti di)
Example Sentences Including 'cruel'
Would any revenge he could take against me be too cruel to consider?THE GOLDEN FOOL: Book Two of the Tawny Man (2002)
Something passionate but also furious, something utterly beguiling, joyful but cruel , intriguing and frightening.THE KINDEST USE A KNIFE (2002)
Some of them are vengeful and cruel , and use their magic to that end.THE GOLDEN FOOL: Book Two of the Tawny Man (2002)
'lest' in Other Languages
Translation of lest from the Collins English to Italian Dictionary