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soledad

sustantivo femenino

  • en la soledad de su cuarto
    in the solitude of his room
    bebe para olvidar su soledad
    she drinks to forget her loneliness
    los ancianos se quejan de la soledad
    elderly people complain of loneliness o of being lonely
    no soporta la soledad
    he can't stand the solitude o he can't stand being on his own o being alone
    pasó los últimos años de su vida en soledad
    she spent the last years of her life alone
    se retiró a vivir a la soledad de la aldea
    he went to live in the solitude of the village
Example sentences
  • Dolor de los disminuidos físicos y sensoriales abandonados en su propia soledad.
  • Le gusta la soledad a pesar que la critica.
  • Chehade resiste aún en su cargo, en profunda soledad política.

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