A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
masculine noun
1. (bitterness)
a. rancor
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
Mi encono desapareció con el tiempo.My rancor cooled off with time.
b. rancour (United Kingdom)
Percibí encono y resentimiento en su voz.I could sense rancour and resentment in her voice.
c. spite
Alejandra sentía mucho encono y odio.Alejandra was full of spite and hatred.
d. animosity
Lucas me miró con encono y cumplió mi orden sin chistar.Lucas looked at me with animosity and obeyed my command without saying a word.
2. (medicine)
Regionalism used in Colombia
Regionalism used in Mexico
a. inflammation
Si el encono no se va en una semana, consulta con tu médico.If the inflammation doesn't go away in a week, consult your physician.
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. rancor, animosity
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1 (rencor) rancour; rancor; (EEUU) spite; spitefulness
2 (mala voluntad) bad blood
3 (Col) (México) inflammation; soreness
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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