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Pronunciation: /ˈfɪnstɐ/

Translation of finster in English:


  • 4 (verdüstert, feindselig)eine finstere Miene [aufsetzen]
    [assume] a black expression
    finstere Gedanken gegen jemanden hegen
    have evil intentions against somebody
  • 5 [figurative]in diesen finsteren Zeiten
    in these dark times
    aus dem finsteren Mittelalter
    from the Dark Ages
    im Finstern tappen
    be groping in the dark


  • jemanden finster ansehen
    give somebody a black look
    finster entschlossen sein, etwas zu tun
    be grimly determined to do something

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