- 1 1.1[
estar] (afligido) [persona] sad esa música me pone triste that music makes me sad se puso muy triste cuando se lo dije he was very sad o unhappy when I told him ¿qué te pasa? te noto tristón [familiar/colloquial] what's the matter? you look miserable o sad 1.2 [expresión/mirada] sad, sorrowful tiene la mirada triste he has a sad look in his eyes 1.3[ ser] (que causa tristeza) [historia/película/noticia] sad [paisaje/color] dismal, gloomy un día nublado y triste a miserable, cloudy day el cuarto se ve muy triste con esas cortinas those curtains make the room look very dreary o gloomy
- 2 (delante del n) (miserable, insignificante) miserable es la triste realidad it's the sad truth, sadly, that's the way it is tenía ante sí un triste futuro he faced an unhappy o a wretched future por cuatro tristes pesos for a few miserable o [colloquial/familiar] measly pesos hizo un triste papel he made a fool of himself, he performed poorly
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