Translation of woebegone in Spanish:


angustiado, adj.

Pronunciation /ˈwoʊbiˌɡɔn//ˈwoʊbəˌɡɔn//ˈwəʊbɪɡɒn/


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    (expression/person) angustiado
    (person/expression) cariacontecido
    (voice) angustiado
    (voice) acongojado
    • Outside the main gate were a few students with woebegone faces, for they had been unable to produce their identity cards and had therefore been denied entry.
    • The no-more-bowing decision was credited to His Royal Highness the Duke of Kent, an amiable, faintly woebegone chap who is a cousin of the queen.
    • As I was reading up the case, a woebegone figure exited from a door behind me, looking like an actor at an audition who'd just been given the don't call-us-we'll-call-you treatment.
    • Adding to Penguin's woebegone mental state, the guards and inmates have been continuously teasing him about his tattoo.
    • It was such a familiar woebegone scene, and it served to highlight just how anomalous the sunshine was.
    • But even in this woebegone state, the structure was stunning.
    • Originally published in 1971, the publication has at its heart what purports to be the yearbook of the fictional C. Estes Kefauver Memorial High School in tragically woebegone Dacron, Ohio.
    • By the time Sara had made her delivery - in a rainstorm - tattered Mylar hung forlornly from a warped and woebegone frame.
    • Through the radio's single, partially blown speaker came a recording of a local woman in her late 40s, her voice utterly woebegone.
    • The article ends with a woebegone quote from the doctor: ‘It is strange how a system can become so bad that no one, not a single person, can change it.’
    • I was greeted by the saddest, most woebegone look he could muster.
    • In such a woebegone place, drink is a powerful aphrodisiac.
    • His beat is the woebegone parts of the planet most people avoid like the plague.
    • She maintains her wanness behind a cello, bowing away, all woebegone.
    • Meanwhile, there is not so much as a sentence, or even a clause, about the woebegone state of the episcopate, and its role in hampering the Church's mission.
    • She remains an orphan girl, and, as such, she partakes of the tradition of the orphan girl in the movies: outcast, woebegone, beset on all sides, but plucky and triumphant in the end.
    • My favourite character was Pedro, Napoleon's Hispanic friend, whose quiet manner and woebegone expression were constant throughout the film.
    • Her woebegone eyes spoke of unbearable suffering.
    • The ghost of his splits (band and marriage) hang over Bigger than Blue, but it never slips into woebegone narratives or diatribes.
    • This is the party you could have if you only did something, instead of sitting here, feeling dejected, disconsolate and woebegone…