Translation of forlorn in Spanish:
- 1.1 (wretched)(glance/smile/sigh)(appearance)
triste(of person) de tristeza y desamparo(of house, place) de abandonoExample sentences1.2 (desperate)
(attempt/effort)in the forlorn hope of …
- A pathetically forlorn figure, he set out to destroy all traces of the religion of his ancestors.
- Friends tell me Paul has been seen walking his dog around the Heath, looking rather forlorn and lonely.
- This is the tale of a lonely and forlorn Scotsman, who somehow managed to get himself separated from his drinking companions, and lost in a strange city.
desesperadocon la vana esperanza de …Example sentences
- The bikers have started burning them down at night in a forlorn attempt to hold back the waves of progress that Phoenix is attracting with its golf courses.
- Archaeologists think it may have been built in a forlorn attempt to stave off the effects of climate change 5,000 years ago.
- Any such effort would be forlorn, for O'Neill is staying put in Britain.
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