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English translation of 'triste'




    1. (gen) sad
    2. (persona, destino) unhappy, sad
    3. (sguardo) sorrowful, sad
    4. (spettacolo, condizioni) miserable
    5. (luogo) gloomy, dismal, dreary
    6. (esperienza) painful
    aveva un'aria molto triste he looked very sad
    una stanzetta triste a gloomy little room

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  1. (literary)
    1. (cattivo) wicked, evil
    2. (meschino) poor, mean, sorry

'triste' in Other Languages

British English: sad /sæd/ ADJECTIVE
If you are sad, you feel unhappy.
I'm sad that you're leaving the company.
  • American English: sad
  • Arabic: حَزِين
  • Brazilian Portuguese: triste
  • Chinese: 悲伤的
  • Croatian: tužan
  • Czech: smutný
  • Danish: ked af det
  • Dutch: treurig
  • European Spanish: triste
  • Finnish: surullinen
  • French: triste
  • German: traurig
  • Greek: λυπημένος
  • Italian: triste
  • Japanese: 悲しい
  • Korean: 슬픈
  • Norwegian: trist
  • Polish: smutny
  • European Portuguese: triste
  • Romanian: trist
  • Russian: печальный
  • Spanish: triste
  • Swedish: ledsen
  • Thai: เศร้า
  • Turkish: üzgün
  • Ukrainian: сумний
  • Vietnamese: buồn rầu


Translation of triste from the Collins Italian to English
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