Definición de rebarbative en inglés:

rebarbative

Saltos de línea: re|bar¦ba|tive
Pronunciación: /rɪˈbɑːbətɪv
 
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adjetivo

formal
Unattractive and objectionable: rebarbative modern buildings
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • It's just another bit of dreary left-wing ‘statement art’: morally rebarbative, aesthetically nugatory, interesting only as a symptom of cultural decay.
  • Over the past couple of hours a lot of rebarbative, ulcerated and embittered people had been working hard at bedding their resentments down in sensory-deprivation tanks full of alcohol.
  • In the 11 years since Romanian dictator Nicolai Ceausescu and his rebarbative wife Elena were toppled, the popular uprisings in Eastern Europe have developed their own distinctive choreography.

Origen

late 19th century: from French rébarbatif, -ive, from Old French se rebarber 'face each other ‘beard to beard’ aggressively', from barbe 'beard'.

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