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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (not understood)
a. misunderstood
Hay muchas personas incomprendidas a las que nadie intenta entender.There are a great many misunderstood people who no one tries to understand.
2. (not valued)
a. unrecognized
El talento de esta pintora fue incomprendido hasta después de su muerte.This painter's talent went unrecognized until after her death.
b. unrecognised (United Kingdom)
Fue el prototípico artista incomprendido que muere en la pobreza.He was the quintessential unrecognised artist who dies in poverty.
c. unappreciated
Según Martín, esta mujer es un genio incomprendido.In Martín's opinion, this woman is an unappreciated genius.
This means that the noun can be masculine or feminine, depending on the gender of person it refers to (e.g. el doctor, la doctora).
3. (person no one understands)
a. misunderstood person
Esta reunión es para los incomprendidos que se sienten solos en el mundo.This meeting is aimed at those misunderstood people who feel lonely in the world.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
Tengo la sensación de que soy una incomprendida.I have the feeling no one understands me.
Mateo está deprimido porque cree que es un incomprendido.Mateo is depressed because he thinks no one understands him.
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (general)
a. misunderstood
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
2. (general)
a. misunderstood person
fue siempre un incomprendidono one ever understood him
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incomprendidoa incomprendida
[+persona] misunderstood; [+genio] not appreciated;
(persona) misunderstood person
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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