Translation of pained in Spanish:


afligido, adj.

Pronunciation /peɪnd//peɪnd/


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    (expression) de pena
    • ‘Wages are going up and up,’ he points out with a pained expression.
    • We all look at him with pained expressions but he doesn't notice us - he's too busy chatting with his colleague.
    • I looked around the room again, this time avoiding the mirror, although the pained expression lingers on Leil's face until I make a conscious effort to smooth it away.
    • Her sobs died away, her pained expression softening.
    • It could account for the pained expression on his face, the knitted eyebrows and his cross-eyed look of concentration.
    • In the next shop, Stephanie had hardly crossed the threshold when she caught her foot on raised piece of carpet and fell to the floor nursing her ankle and with a pained expression on her face.
    • I asked him innocently, mentally shoving down the pained expression that tried to break through.
    • ‘I think there was humour in that,’ he says with a pained expression.
    • Just as he moved his wrist a shooting pain engulfed his whole hand, bringing out a pained expression on his face.
    • His pained expression implies childlike insecurity, his shambling unsophistication contrasting with the intensity of the competition.
    • More often than not her exasperated and slightly pained expression could only hint at the atrocities I had committed upon her native tongue.
    • A pained expression lit his face and grabbed his head in pain.
    • ‘All the adults have commitments in the Tribe,’ she explained, struggling to hide the pained expression in her eyes.
    • For thirty seconds the camera close-shot her face, which morphed from an almost pained expression to a dim smile.
    • He looked her in the eye with a pained expression and said ‘Madam, no one chooses red frames’.
    • Consequently I spent the rest of the week on a beach on an island in paradise with a pained expression on my face, and unable to move around without squealing.
    • Brooke lifts a hand to his chest, a pained expression on his boyish face.
    • The office slowly filled up with pained expressions.
    • I chuckle at his pained expression and say, ‘I'm sorry, my dear brother, my foot must have slipped.’
    • Her whole face shriveled up into a pained, dried-apple doll expression.