Translation of distressing in Spanish:


penoso, adj.

Pronunciation /dəˈstrɛsɪŋ/ /dɪˈstrɛsɪŋ/

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    (news/circumstance) penoso
    (news/circumstance) angustiante
    it was quite distressing to see him like that daba mucha pena verlo así
    • She had a good point about speaking up in a distressing situation.
    • The remainder of their stay passed without distressing incidents.
    • The decisive No vote among the younger generation was distressing.
    • Each snippet of bad news was distressing for Philipp.
    • Children can buy alcohol in York with distressing ease.
    • Combat is where the most distressing gameplay fault emerges.
    • The courageous youngster also suffers from distressing infections caused by saliva getting into his lungs.
    • In fact, the most distressing visuals are the sad scenes of refugees who fled the bombing of Kosovo.
    • His most distressing experience was the Valley Parade fire.
    • Perhaps most distressing are the injuries inflicted on our definitively non-renewable resource: archaeology.
    • This has been very distressing for him.
    • Mistakes like that shouldn't happen at such a distressing time.
    • However, I still cannot understand or rationalise the distressing sequence of events that followed his death.
    • It was distressing how quickly her body reacted to Levi.
    • I found out the most distressing thing today.
    • We have a large number of elderly people in the area and dementia is very distressing.
    • Sutton arrived as damaged goods after a distressing season at Chelsea.
    • Most patients report recurrence of cancer as more distressing than receiving the initial diagnosis.
    • One of the best methods of combating this distressing pattern may be through toll pricing.
    • It has been distressing to me that information about spirulina has been largely overlooked.