Translation of untoward in Spanish:

untoward

perjudicial, adj.

Pronunciation: /ˌənˈtɔrd//ʌnˈtəʊəd//ʌntəˈwɔːd//ˌənt(ə)ˈwɔrd/

adjective

  • 1

    (adverse)
    (effect) perjudicial
    (effect) adverso
    I hope nothing untoward has happened espero que no haya pasado nada (que haya que lamentar)
    • Any untoward effects appear first in this sensitive age group.
    • Detectives would also like to hear from anyone who may have noticed anything untoward around the train station at any time.
    • I assumed this untoward behaviour indicated that we had previously met.
    • Nor, he insists, was there anything odd or untoward about his advocating the break up the United Kingdom while he was a servant of the state.
    • Besides the huge medical waste, the untoward effects of using antibiotics is increasing rapidly.
    • I myself have felt no untoward effects, other than glowing in the dark and having x-ray vision in one eye.
    • The problem becomes more complicated when any untoward incident takes place in the Srinagar city or its vicinity.
    • Unfortunately, prognostic error may have untoward effects on both patient care and social policy.
    • People roamed the streets, drove their cars, popped into a cafe for a coffee - nothing visibly untoward or unusual.
    • She has also proposed, however, that untoward effects may emerge when this blending is absent.
    • A man would be lewd with, or proposition, or tell an untoward joke toward a female.
    • People always blame the legal system whenever something untoward happens.
    • However, the steady, stable nature of the industry means shareholders receive few untoward profit surprises.
    • According to the organisers, no untoward incident happened during the five-day exposition.
    • She had been referred for the scan as she has a hearing problem, and the doctor wanted to check that there was nothing untoward going on inside her skull.
    • Aside from a few bemused looks from passers-by and a few words with the police, nothing untoward happened.
    • The animals did not show any untoward effect during the trial and post trial phases.
    • He claimed that he went to the flat in August but denied anything untoward took place and he said the second incident was entirely consensual.
    • It was the only untoward incident in an otherwise sportingly contested local derby.
    • The head teachers reported no untoward problems on Friday, with results e-mailed through to the schools on schedule.
  • 2

    (unseemly, improper)
    (suggestion/behavior) indecoroso
    (suggestion/behavior) indigno