Translation of awfulness in Spanish:


lo espantoso, n.

Pronunciation /ˈɔfəlnəs/ /ˈɔːfəlnəs/

See Spanish definition of atrocidad


  • 1

    (of weather, journey) lo espantoso
    (of weather, journey) lo atroz
    (of clothes) lo horroroso
    (of clothes) lo espantoso
    • Maybe their titles were inspired by the mind-blowing awfulness of some people's cooking.
    • A sequel's awfulness is proportional to the amount by which the budget of the second exceeds that of the first.
    • All of this awfulness is laid directly on the dingy doorstep of the writer/director.
    • One thing that hasn't changed over the years is the awfulness of the cover photo.
    • For some reason, the amount of awfulness given off by this film never seems to affect you directly.
    • Many other critics and many, many dance lovers can no longer bear to watch the awfulness of his work.
    • He is certainly not above getting laughs out of the sheer awfulness of his characters' tastes and habits.
    • One must note the enduring awfulness of the hotels in general.
    • Here's the report on the awfulness poor consumers must suffer with this new device.
    • It's awfulness is matched only by its lack of originality.
  • 2 literary

    (of destruction)
    atrocidad feminine
    • The awfulness of it is it's not like any other disease.
    • The unspeakable awfulness of September 11 affected stock markets across the world and gutted the international aviation industry.
    • He was afraid of being caught before he could accomplish his purpose, but behind this was a vaguer but larger fear of the awfulness of his crime.
    • He manages to keep a slightly sinister edge to the role, while never losing sight of the awfulness of Sy's situation.
    • Spots of silver dance on the sea, and it almost makes me forget the awfulness of the past few days, though I'm worn out from crying.
    • They said they wanted to organize a 'quiet day' where we could meet together and think and pray about the awfulness of the nuclear bomb.
    • You get lots of newsreel showing you the awfulness of the regime in the twenties, and the vim and vigor of New York and Hollywood in the same era.
    • Upon returning to earth, Dr. Evil learns that his empire of awfulness has gone legit.
    • I struggle for anything sensible to say on the awfulness of the deaths.
    • So wittingly or not, these corporations are helping to prop up a government notorious for its sheer awfulness and brutality.