violento

violento
adj.
1 violent.
2 violent, bitter, forceful.
pres.indicat.
1st person singular (yo) present indicative of spanish verb: violentar.
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violento
adjetivo
1 (gen) violent
2 (vergonzoso) embarrassing, awkward
3 (molesto) embarrassed, awkward, ill at ease
4 (dicho, escrito) twisted, distorted
5 (postura) forced, unnatural
6 DEPORTE rough
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(f. - violenta)
adj.
1) violent
2) embarrassing
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ADJ
1) [acto, deporte, persona] violent

se produjo una violenta explosión — there was a violent explosion

murió de muerte violenta — he suffered a violent death

2) (=incómodo) awkward, uncomfortable

me fue muy violento verlo llorar — seeing him cry made me feel very awkward o uncomfortable

me encuentro violento estando con ellos — I feel awkward o I don't feel at ease when I'm with them

3) [postura] awkward
4) [interpretación] forced
5) (LAm) (=repentino) quick

tuvo que hacer un viaje violento — she had to make a sudden trip

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-ta adjetivo
1) <choque/deporte/muerte> violent; <discurso> vehement; <persona/tono/temperamento> violent
2) (incómodo) <situación> embarrassing, awkward

le es or resulta violento hablar del tema — she finds it embarrassing o difficult to talk about it

estaba muy violento — I felt very awkward o embarrassed

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= violent, furious, crude [cruder -comp., crudest -sup.], virulent, savage, stormy [stormier -comp., stormiest -sup.], embarrassing, rough [rougher -comp., roughest -sup.], virulently, uneasy, uncomfortable, ill-at-ease, bloodthirsty.
Ex. There was a heavy and prolonged silence as Datto scrambled through his mind, trying to recollect the details of the event that had apparently trigerred this violent reaction.
Ex. 'Punch' satirised the opponents more cruelly: 'Here is an institution doomed to scare the furious devotees of laissez faire'.
Ex. Some unfortunate children grow up as readers of James Bond, of dashing thrillers and the blood-and-guts of crude war stories.
Ex. It is easy to become carried away by the sheer size of the so-called 'information explosion' and to regard the growth of literature as a phenomenon as threatening to civilization as a virulent epidemic or the 'population explosion' in the third world.
Ex. The most vulnerable nations are Burma, Cambodia, Laos and Vietnam, which have all experienced savage war and civil unrest in recent years.
Ex. The stormy period of the 50s and 60s are considered to have seriously damaged the cause of improving the salaries of librarians.
Ex. This is highly embarrassing for the innocent reader and for the apologetic library staff.
Ex. The changes for the latter group are going to be abrupt, and rough -- very revolutionary.
Ex. This work presents a startling contrast to the virulently anti-Catholic sentiments prevalent in 18th-century popular writing.
Ex. Hawthorne gave an uneasy laugh, which was merely the outlet for her disappointment.
Ex. And making matters worse, this uncomfortable group sat in a suburban sitting-room flooded with afternoon sunlight like dutifully polite guests at a formal coffee party.
Ex. One quite serious barrier to improvement is the reluctance of users to tell librarians of their feelings, but perhaps it is expecting too much of them to complain that they are ill-at-ease.
Ex. All the way through, the Jews are portrayed as bloodthirsty.
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* cometer un acto violento = commit + violence.
* comportamiento violento = violent behaviour.
* no violento = nonviolent [non-violent].
* perturbado y violento = violently insane.
* reacción violenta = backlash.
* sentirse violento = look + uncomfortable.
* sentirse violento por = be embarrassed at.
* volverse violento = turn + violent.
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-ta adjetivo
1) <choque/deporte/muerte> violent; <discurso> vehement; <persona/tono/temperamento> violent
2) (incómodo) <situación> embarrassing, awkward

le es or resulta violento hablar del tema — she finds it embarrassing o difficult to talk about it

estaba muy violento — I felt very awkward o embarrassed

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= violent, furious, crude [cruder -comp., crudest -sup.], virulent, savage, stormy [stormier -comp., stormiest -sup.], embarrassing, rough [rougher -comp., roughest -sup.], virulently, uneasy, uncomfortable, ill-at-ease, bloodthirsty.

Ex: There was a heavy and prolonged silence as Datto scrambled through his mind, trying to recollect the details of the event that had apparently trigerred this violent reaction.

Ex: 'Punch' satirised the opponents more cruelly: 'Here is an institution doomed to scare the furious devotees of laissez faire'.
Ex: Some unfortunate children grow up as readers of James Bond, of dashing thrillers and the blood-and-guts of crude war stories.
Ex: It is easy to become carried away by the sheer size of the so-called 'information explosion' and to regard the growth of literature as a phenomenon as threatening to civilization as a virulent epidemic or the 'population explosion' in the third world.
Ex: The most vulnerable nations are Burma, Cambodia, Laos and Vietnam, which have all experienced savage war and civil unrest in recent years.
Ex: The stormy period of the 50s and 60s are considered to have seriously damaged the cause of improving the salaries of librarians.
Ex: This is highly embarrassing for the innocent reader and for the apologetic library staff.
Ex: The changes for the latter group are going to be abrupt, and rough -- very revolutionary.
Ex: This work presents a startling contrast to the virulently anti-Catholic sentiments prevalent in 18th-century popular writing.
Ex: Hawthorne gave an uneasy laugh, which was merely the outlet for her disappointment.
Ex: And making matters worse, this uncomfortable group sat in a suburban sitting-room flooded with afternoon sunlight like dutifully polite guests at a formal coffee party.
Ex: One quite serious barrier to improvement is the reluctance of users to tell librarians of their feelings, but perhaps it is expecting too much of them to complain that they are ill-at-ease.
Ex: All the way through, the Jews are portrayed as bloodthirsty.
* cometer un acto violento = commit + violence.
* comportamiento violento = violent behaviour.
* no violento = nonviolent [non-violent].
* perturbado y violento = violently insane.
* reacción violenta = backlash.
* sentirse violento = look + uncomfortable.
* sentirse violento por = be embarrassed at.
* volverse violento = turn + violent.

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violento1 -ta
adjective
A
1 ‹choque/deporte/muerte› violent; ‹discusión› violent, heated; ‹discurso› vehement
utilizar métodos/medios violentos to use violent methods/means
2 ‹persona/tono/temperamento› violent
B
(incómodo): le resulta violento hablar del tema she finds it embarrassing o difficult to talk about it
estaba muy violento I felt very awkward o embarrassed o uncomfortable
¡qué situación más violenta! how embarrassing!
violento2
adverb
(Per fam) quickly
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Del verbo violentar: (conjugate violentar)

violento es:

1ª persona singular (yo) presente indicativo

violentó es:

3ª persona singular (él/ella/usted) pretérito indicativo

Multiple Entries:
violentar    
violento
violentar (conjugate violentar) verbo transitivo
a) (forzar) ‹cerradura/puertato force;

personato rape
b) (poner en situación embarazosa) to make … feel awkward

violentarse verbo pronominal
to get embarrassed
violento
-ta adjetivo

1 (en general) violent;
utilizar medios violentos to use violent means

2 (incómodo) ‹situaciónembarrassing, awkward;
le resulta violento hablar del tema she finds it embarrassing to talk about it;

estaba muy violento I felt very awkward
violentar verbo transitivo
1 (incomodar) to embarrass
2 (enfadar) to infuriate
3 (violar) to rape
4 (forzar una puerta, cerradura, etc) to force
violento,-a adjetivo
1 (una persona, tormenta, muerte, etc) violent
2 (una situación) embarrassing: se sintió muy violenta, she felt very awkward
'violento' also found in these entries:
Spanish:
abrupta
- abrupto
- cacharrazo
- castaña
- dura
- duro
- impetuosa
- impetuoso
- vándala
- vándalo
- violenta
- bestia
- bruto
- cochino
- enojoso
- fuerte
- gamberrada
- gamberrismo
- molesto
- remolino
English:
aggressive
- appal
- appall
- bang
- bring out
- fierce
- furious
- horseplay
- onslaught
- rough
- rough-and-tumble
- sense
- smash-up
- trouble
- video nasty
- violent
- wild
- burning
- embarrassed
- harsh
- savage
- smash
- sticky
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violento, -a
adj
1. [persona, deporte, acción] violent;
muerte violenta violent death;
se hicieron con el parlamento por medios violentos they took control of the parliament by violent means
2. [intenso] [pasión, tempestad] intense, violent;
[viento] fierce;
los despertó una violenta sacudida del wagón they were awoken when the carriage gave a violent jolt
3. [incómodo] awkward;
aquello lo puso en una situación muy violenta that put him in a very awkward situation;
me resulta violento hablar con ella I feel awkward talking to her
nmpl
los violentos the men of violence
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violento
adj
1 violent;
morir de muerte violenta die a violent death
2 situación embarrassing; persona embarrassed
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violento, -ta adj
1) : violent
2) embarazoso, incómodo: awkward, embarassing
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violento adj
1. (en general) violent
una persona violenta a violent person
2. (incómodo) awkward
se sentía violento porque no conocía a nadie he felt awkward because he didn't know anyone

Spanish-English dictionary. 2013.

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