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"Unconscious" is an adjective which is often translated as "inconsciente", and "unfortunate" is an adjective which is often translated as "desafortunado". Learn more about the difference between "unconscious" and "unfortunate" below.
unconscious(
uhn
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kan
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chuhs
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (medicine)
a. inconsciente
The boxer was left unconscious at the end of the fight.El boxeador quedó inconsciente al final de la pelea.
b. sin sentido
The assailant was unconscious when the police arrived.El agresor estaba sin sentido cuando llegó la policía.
2. (without thinking)
a. insconsciente
Our unconscious movements tell others a lot about ourselves.Nuestros movimientos inconscientes les dicen a los otros mucho sobre nosotros.
3. (unaware; used with "of")
a. inconsciente de
He's a good guy, but sometimes he's unconscious of other people's feelings.Es un buen tipo, pero a veces es inconsciente de los sentimientos de los demás.
b. no consciente de
My neighbor seemed unconscious of the amount of noise he was making.Mi vecino no parecía consciente de la cantidad de ruido que hacía.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
4. (psychology)
a. el inconsciente
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
According to Freud, dreams were a manifestation of the unconscious.Según Freud, los sueños eran una manifestación del inconsciente.
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unfortunate(
uhn
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fawr
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chuhn
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uht
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (unlucky)
a. desafortunado
An unfortunate passerby was killed when the car mounted the sidewalk.Un desafortunado transeunte murió cuando el carro se subió a la acera.
b. desgraciado
It was an unfortunate coincidence that we'd both booked the venue for the same day.Fue una desgraciada casualidad que los dos hubiéramos hecho reservaciones para el local en el mismo día.
2. (regrettable)
a. lamentable (incident, tendency, consequences)
An unfortunate error in the code deleted on the information on the hard drive.Un lamentable error del código borró toda la información en el disco duro.
3. (inappropriate)
a. inoportuno
His timing of his call was unfortunate, as we had just sat down to eat.Llamó en un momento inoportuno, porque acabábamos de sentarnos a comer.
b. desacertado
Your advice turned out to be rather unfortunate.Tus consejos resultaron un tanto desacertados.
c. desafortunado
I'll forgive you for that unfortunate remark.Te voy a perdonar ese comentario desafortunado.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
4. (unfortunate person)
a. el desgraciado
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
, la desgraciada
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
I pity the poor unfortunates who had to stay for the whole conference.Compadezco a los pobres desgraciados que tuvieron que quedarse para toda la conferencia.
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