Translation of startling in Spanish:

startling

asombroso, adj.

Pronunciation /ˈstɑːtlɪŋ//ˈstɑrdlɪŋ/

adjective

  • 1

    (surprising)
    (revelation/development/discovery) asombroso
    (development/discovery/revelation) sorprendente
    (similarity/coincidence) extraordinario
    (similarity/coincidence) que llama la atención
    • And, he has a startling reason to offer about staying away from cinema for so long.
    • Lexa was about to respond to this startling remark, but a new arrival beat her to it.
    • He had golden tanned skin, startling blue eyes and short blonde hair.
    • The decision to invest in its German network is the culmination of a startling turnround at MMO2.
    • The startling images and poetic text seem at first as incoherent as the ramblings of an old woman's mind.
    • The sugary flanks of the mountains sit out with startling clarity across the valley.
    • I'd seen him on the Meadowbank bus a few years before, wearing startling leather hot pants.
    • After he'd moved out of their home, Clews says she made a startling discovery.
    • It's a startling shade of blue grey, but apart from that, it's very well styled.
    • As expected for a creature of my startling intellect, I have a surprise for you.
    • The results, always impertinent and delightful, can be both startling and surprising.
    • But in startling contrast, let me show you another side of the worm's nature.
    • As a dancer he is admired for his startling grace, superb technique, and amazing control.
    • People still spoke of the startling geniality of its citizens and the rare peace of its neighbourhood.
    • Standing in Banda Aceh as the disaster unfolded around him, he knew he had captured the startling images of the tragedy.
    • Suddenly the river appeared, far below, a hot spot of startling blue, winding its way through the earth.
    • It offers some startling lessons in how we look at ourselves as well as how we perceive the stage of reality around us.
    • One of the startling things about this case was the confession of the two brothers.
    • It presented a startling image, like the inside of a part of a house that had just been bombed and was about to collapse.
    • But in other cases the police uncover a startling disjunction between appearance and reality.
  • 2

    (alarming)
    (increase/report) alarmante