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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (medicina)
a. sore (part of body)
No puedo tocar el violín. Tengo la muñeca dolorida.I can't play violin. I have a sore wrist.
b. in pain (person)
Las personas que sufren dolor crónico viven doloridas todo el tiempo.People who suffer chronic pain live in pain all of the time.
2. (distressed)
a. hurt
Hernán está dolorido porque su hijo no lo deja ver a sus nietos.Hernan is hurt because his son doesn't let him see his grandchildren.
b. upset
Después de que su novio cortó con ella, Patricia quedó muy dolorida.After his boyfriend broke up with her, Patricia is pretty upset.
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (físicamente)
a. sore
tener la pierna/espalda doloridato have a sore leg/back
2. (moralmente)
a. grieving, sorrowing
estar doloridoto be grieving/sorrowing
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1 (Med) sore
la parte dolorida the part which hurts
2 [+persona] distressed; upset
3 [+tono] pained
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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