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unkind
American English: /ˌənˈkaɪnd/
British English: /ʌnˈkʌɪnd/

Translation of unkind in Spanish:

adjective -er, -est

  • 1 (unpleasant)
    poco amable
    (cruel) cruel
    malo
    an unkind thought
    un mal pensamiento
    that was very unkind of you
    eso fue muy poco amable de tu parte
    unkind remarks
    comentarios (masculine plural) hirientes
    I never heard her say an unkind word
    nunca la oí hacer un comentario desagradable
    that was a very unkind thing to say to her
    fue una crueldad decirle eso
    fue muy poco caritativo decirle eso
    it would be unkind to let him suffer
    sería cruel dejarlo sufrir
    to be unkind to somebody
    tratar mal a alguien
    detergent is very unkind to your hands
    los detergentes estropean mucho las manos
    Example sentences
    • Television is brutal and unkind to yesterday's rock stars.
    • You call me in to see, and I explain that it would be unkind to leave it there: it might crawl to the floor; we must take care that no one squashes it.
    • Farmers are always getting the blame for being unkind to the Environment, where in the majority of cases, the farmers are blameless.

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