Translation of scathing in Spanish:


mordaz, adj.

Pronunciation /ˈskeɪðɪŋ/

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    (criticism/condemnation) mordaz
    (criticism/condemnation) feroz
    (irony/wit/sarcasm) mordaz
    (irony/wit/sarcasm) cáustico
    he was very scathing about my efforts hizo comentarios muy cáusticos sobre mis intentos
    • he can be very scathing puede ser muy mordaz / cáustico
    • Speaking ahead of the lecture, the critic launched a scathing attack on the contemporary British art scene dismissing Brit Art as a journalistic invention.
    • A Bradford councillor has made a scathing attack on preservationists who are bitterly opposed to the construction of an Aire Valley motorway.
    • He launched a scathing attack on both the EU and the Department of Marine in advance of tomorrow's blockade of fishing ports.
    • More than 500 hospital doctors have launched a scathing attack on a proposed new contract for consultants, condemning it as ‘demeaning and unprofessional’.
    • Last week Thai retailers launched a scathing attack on the government for not doing enough to protect them from foreign competitors.
    • The book was a scathing attack on the media establishment.
    • He is particularly scathing about one member whom he characterises as callous, spineless and non-confrontational to the point of duplicity.
    • Miller was especially wounded by Mailer's scathing verdict on his uncharacteristically whimsical travelogue The Colossus Of Maroussi.
    • Three days after he was recalled, he stepped down amid scathing criticism of the federal government's inadequate response to the hurricane disaster.
    • The inspection report contains scathing criticism of teaching standards in a third of areas and highlights poor management, failure at record-keeping and severe financial difficulties.
    • There's no question she has the experience, intelligence and insider dirt to do a thorough and scathing analysis of the increasingly icky relationship between celebrity and media.
    • The most scathing review was in the New York Post, which described it as ‘a movie so pathetically lame even her most ardent young fans will give this stinker a big thumbs down’.
    • His actions and decisions have also brought scathing criticism.
    • Both were scathing analyses of the relationship of the design profession and the forces of corporate commercialism.
    • Much of this disc is split between songs that are scathing social commentaries and songs that seem to be inside jokes for his circle of friends.
    • When the motion was narrowly defeated it led to scathing criticism by the national print media in particular, he noted.
    • The judge's scathing criticism leaves the government with a major headache.
    • True, not everybody loves her; there are some who taunt Martha with sarcastic parodies, bilious caricatures, and scathing articles.
    • That recommendation was met with scathing condemnation by an internal Pentagon inquiry leaked last week.
    • The development has attracted scathing criticism of Federal legislation, which deems the antennae low impact and thus not requiring a development application.