desmedido

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desmedido(
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
1. (general)
a. excessive
La ambición desmedida y la codicia han llevado a Laura a la ruina moral.Excessive ambition and greed have led Laura to moral ruin.
b. disproportionate
Le hemos dado un énfasis desmedido a nimiedades y nos hemos olvidado de asuntos de mayor importancia.We have placed disproportionate importance on trivial things and forgotten about more significant issues.
c. out of proportion
La reacción de Pedro ante mi crítica fue completamente desmedida. ¡No era para tanto!Pedro's reaction to my comments was totally out of proportion. There was no need for that!
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desmedido
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
1. (general)
a. excessive, disproportionate
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desmedido
adjective
1 [+tamaño, importancia] (excesivo) excessive; (desproporcionado) out of all proportion
2 [+ambición] boundless
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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