- 1.1 (physically) doloroso is it very painful? ¿duele mucho? 1.2 (mentally) [task] desagradable; [reminder] doloroso it is my painful duty to inform you … tengo el doloroso deber de informarles … it was painful to watch her wasting away daba pena or lástima or era doloroso ver como se consumía 1.3 (bad) [colloquial/familiar] de pena [familiar/colloquial], pésimo his acting was really painful su actuación daba vergüenza ajena
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Here is a selection of useful words and phrases you will need in real-life situations while you're visiting Spain and other Spanish-speaking countries...