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malestar
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malestar(
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A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (physical state)
a. discomfort
No pudo soportar el malestar que le causaba los efectos secundarios de la medicina.She couldn't take the discomfort the medicine's side effects caused her.
2. (worry)
a. uneasiness
La conversación que tuve con mi contable me causaba cierto malestar.The conversation I had with my accountant was giving me certain uneasiness.
b. unease
Todos sentimos el malestar en la oficina cuando averiguamos que el DG se había renunciado.We all felt the unease at the office when we found out that the CEO had stepped down.
c. malaise
Un extraño malestar consumía el pueblo por razones desconocidas.The town was consumed with a strange malaise for unknown reasons.
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malestar
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (indisposición)
a. upset, discomfort
sentir malestar (general)to feel unwell
siento un malestar en el estómagoI've got an upset stomach
2. (inquietud)
a. uneasiness, unrest
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malestar
1 (incomodidad) discomfort
uno de los síntomas es un malestar generalizado one of the symptoms is a general feeling of discomfort; sentía un ligero malestar he felt slightly unwell; el medicamento le produjo malestar en el estómago the medicine upset his stomach
2 (inquietud) unease
enseguida adivinó su malestar he immediately sensed her unease; su conducta le causó un profundo malestar his behaviour disturbed her deeply
3 (descontento) discontent
las nuevas medidas han causado malestar entre la población the new measures have aroused discontent among the population
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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