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"Desagradable" is an adjective which is often translated as "unpleasant", and "grotesco" is an adjective which is often translated as "grotesque". Learn more about the difference between "desagradable" and "grotesco" below.
desagradable(
dehs
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ah
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grah
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dah
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bleh
)
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (offensive)
a. unpleasant
¡Uf! ¿Qué es ese olor desagradable que viene de la cocina?Ugh! What is that unpleasant smell coming from the kitchen?
b. disagreeable
Un líder debe saber cómo expresar desacuerdo sin ser desagradable.A leader should know how to disagree without being disagreeable.
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grotesco(
groh
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tehs
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koh
)
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (ridiculous)
a. grotesque
¿Cómo se le ocurre llevar un vestido tan grotesco para una cena de gala?How could she wear such a grotesque dress to a formal dinner?
b. bizarre
Los grotescos modelos del diseñador son solo aptos para personas atrevidas.The designer's bizarre outfits are only suitable for bold people.
c. absurd
El final del libro es grotesco; me siento estafado.The ending of the book is absurd; I feel cheated.
2. (revolting)
a. grotesque
Laura salió del cine asqueada por las grotescas escenas de la película.Laura left the movie theater disgusted at the grotesque scenes in the movie.
b. hideous
Las grotescas esculturas del artista contemporáneo levantaron ampollas entre los visitantes.The contemporary artist's hideous sculptures caused a stink among the visitors.
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