Translation of worst in Spanish:

worst

Pronunciation: /wɜːrst; wɜːst/

adjective/adjetivo

  • superl of bad peor he's the worst student in the class es el peor alumno de la clase the worst results los peores resultados he ran his worst ever race corrió peor que nunca worst of all lo peor de todo the worst thing about her is her selfishness lo peor que tiene es lo egoísta que es his taste is the worst! (American English/inglés norteamericano) [colloquial/familiar] ¡tiene un gusto pésimo! [colloquial/familiar] how was your trip? — the worst! (American English/inglés norteamericano) ¿qué tal el viaje? — ¡de lo peor! the worst thing that can come of it is a slight delay lo peor que puede pasar es que haya un ligero retraso

adverb/adverbio

  • (superlative of/superlativo de) badly she did (the) worst (of all) in both exams le fue peor que a nadie en los dos exámenes the poor will suffer worst under this system los pobres van a ser quienes más sufran bajo este sistema

noun/nombre

  • 1the worst 1.1 (+ singular verb/+ verbo en singular) lo peor the worst was now over ya había pasado lo peor his sister brings out the worst in him cuando está con su hermana está peor que nunca to fear/imagine the worst temer/imaginarse lo peor if (the) worst comes to (the) worst en el peor de los casos to get o have the worst of it salir* perdiendo, llevarse la peor parte 1.2 (+ plural verb/+ verbo en plural) los peores the worst of them will have to be thrown out los peores tendrán que ser expulsados
  • 2 2.1at worst en el peor de los casos at worst, they'll fine us en el peor de los casos nos pondrán una multa 2.2at her/his/its worst I'm at my worst in the morning la mañana es mi peor momento del día this is racism at its worst esto es racismo de la peor especie the violinist was at his worst el violinista tocó peor que nunca

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

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Spain had three civil wars known as the guerras carlistas (1833-39, 1860, 1872-76). When Fernando VII died in 1833, he was succeeded not by his brother the Infante Don Carlos de Borbón, but by his daughter Isabel, under the regency of her mother María Cristina. This provoked a mainly northern-Spanish revolt, with local guerrillas pitted against the forces of the central government. The Carlist Wars were also a confrontation between conservative rural Catholic Spain, especially the Basque provinces and Aragón, led by the carlistas, and the progressive liberal urban middle classes allied with the army. Carlos died in 1855, but the carlistas, representing political and religious traditionalism, supported his descendants' claims until reconciliation in 1977 with King Juan Carlos.