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locura

locura(
loh
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koo
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rah
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A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
feminine noun
1. (psychology)
a. madness
Empezó a mostrar señales de locura a los 15 años.She began to show signs of madness at the age of 15.
b. insanity
El psiquiatra le diagnosticó locura transitoria.The psychiatrist diagnosed him with temporary insanity.
2. (foolishness)
a. madness
Sabes que este plan es una locura, ¿verdad?You know this plan is madness, don't you?
b. crazy thing
¿Cuántas locuras has cometido en tu vida?How many crazy things have you done in your life?
3.
A phrase used as a figure of speech or a word that is symbolic in meaning; metaphorical (e.g. carrot, bean).
(figurative)
(chaotic situation)
a. chaos
A phrase used as a figure of speech or a word that is symbolic in meaning; metaphorical (e.g. carrot, bean).
(figurative)
Perdón por llegar tarde. El tránsito era una locura.Sorry for being late. The traffic was chaos.
b. crazy
A phrase used as a figure of speech or a word that is symbolic in meaning; metaphorical (e.g. carrot, bean).
(figurative)
(adjective)
En el festival había tanta gente que perdí a mi amigo dos veces. Fue una locura.There were so many people at the festival that I lost my friend twice. It was crazy.
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locura
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (demencia)
a. madness
2. (imprudencia)
a.
hacer locurasto do stupid o crazy things
temía que hiciera una locuraI was afraid he might do something desperate
3. (exageración)
a.
estos precios son una locurathese prices are extortionate
con locuramadly
se quieren con locurathey're madly in love with one another
una locuraa fortune, a ridiculous amount
gastar una locurato spend a fortune
locura
1 (demencia) madness; insanity
un ataque de locura a fit of madness
2 (exceso)
¡qué locura! it's madness!; me gusta con locura I'm crazy about it; es una casa de locura it's a smashing house (familiar); precios de locura fantastic prices; tener o sentir locura por algn to be crazy about sb; tiene locura por su sobrino she's crazy about her nephew
3 (acto)
es capaz de hacer cualquier locura he is capable of any madness; no hagas locuras don't do anything crazy; ser una locura to be madness; es una locura ir sola it's madness to go on your own
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