gnawing
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gnawing(
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (general)
a. persistente
We all had a gnawing sense of dread about what the next president might do.Todos teníamos una sensación persistente de pavor por lo que el próximo presidente pudiera hacer.
b.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
I had a gnawing feeling that I would never see Andy alive again.Tenía un sentimiento que me corroía por dentro de que jamás volvería a ver a Andy con vida.
Soraya was exhausted, but the gnawing hunger wouldn't let her sleep.Soraya estaba agotada, pero el hambre la carcomía y no la dejaba dormir.
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gnawing
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (pain)
a. martirizador(ora)
2. (doubts)
a. atenazador(ora)
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gnawing [ˈnɔːɪŋ]
adjective
1 [+sound] persistente
2 [+remorse, anxiety etc] corrosivo; [+hunger] con retortijones; [+pain] punzante
I had a gnawing feeling that something had been forgotten me atormentaba la idea de que se había olvidado algo
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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