Translation: from spanish to english

from english to spanish

de un modo insulso

  • 1 de un modo insulso

    = prosaically, listlessly
    Ex. You are about to hear an undistinguished non-expert speak prosaically about the library catalog as it currently is.
    Ex. This film appears to consist of people listlessly hanging around doing nothing very much.
    * * *
    = prosaically, listlessly

    Ex: You are about to hear an undistinguished non-expert speak prosaically about the library catalog as it currently is.

    Ex: This film appears to consist of people listlessly hanging around doing nothing very much.

    Spanish-English dictionary > de un modo insulso

  • 2 insulso

    adj.
    1 dull, unentertaining, boring, uninteresting.
    2 tasteless, bland, dull, insipid.
    * * *
    1 (comida) insipid, tasteless
    2 (persona) dull
    * * *
    ADJ
    1) [comida] tasteless, insipid
    2) [charla, persona] dull
    * * *
    - sa adjetivo
    a) < comida> insipid, tasteless, bland
    b) < persona> insipid, dull; <conversación/libro> dull
    * * *
    = listless, bland, insipid, unexciting, unmoving, soulless, vapid.
    Ex. Rejuvenation of listless, stagnant, or failing library operations is possible through renewal methods dependent on strengthening the communication function.
    Ex. While bending over backwards to avoid bias biographies present their subjects' lives in a bland and uninteresting way = Al hacer lo imposible por evitar la parcialidad, las biografías presentan las vidas de las personas de una forma sosa y poco atractiva.
    Ex. Otherwise, the result will probably be too small and insipid to be of any real use.
    Ex. The author argues that the advantages for higher education are unclear, and rather unexciting.
    Ex. The outcome is strangely unmoving.
    Ex. Our deliberate and passionate ambition is to avoid the traps of soulless, dead villages turned into museums, slowly sinking into oblivion.
    Ex. Television has become so vapid and devoid of information that I didn't see the point of watching the presidential debate.
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    * de un modo insulso = prosaically, listlessly.
    * * *
    - sa adjetivo
    a) < comida> insipid, tasteless, bland
    b) < persona> insipid, dull; <conversación/libro> dull
    * * *
    = listless, bland, insipid, unexciting, unmoving, soulless, vapid.

    Ex: Rejuvenation of listless, stagnant, or failing library operations is possible through renewal methods dependent on strengthening the communication function.

    Ex: While bending over backwards to avoid bias biographies present their subjects' lives in a bland and uninteresting way = Al hacer lo imposible por evitar la parcialidad, las biografías presentan las vidas de las personas de una forma sosa y poco atractiva.
    Ex: Otherwise, the result will probably be too small and insipid to be of any real use.
    Ex: The author argues that the advantages for higher education are unclear, and rather unexciting.
    Ex: The outcome is strangely unmoving.
    Ex: Our deliberate and passionate ambition is to avoid the traps of soulless, dead villages turned into museums, slowly sinking into oblivion.
    Ex: Television has become so vapid and devoid of information that I didn't see the point of watching the presidential debate.
    * de un modo insulso = prosaically, listlessly.

    * * *
    insulso -sa
    1 ‹comida› insipid, tasteless, bland
    2 ‹persona› insipid, dull; ‹conversación/libro› dull
    * * *

    insulso
    ◊ -sa adjetivo


    b) persona insipid, dull;

    conversación/libro dull
    insulso,-a adjetivo insipid: es una persona muy insulsa, he's a very dull person
    ' insulso' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    insulsa
    English:
    insipid
    - tame
    - uninspired
    - bland
    - nondescript
    - unexciting
    * * *
    insulso, -a adj
    1. [comida] bland, insipid
    2. [persona, libro] insipid, dull
    * * *
    adj bland, insipid
    * * *
    insulso, -sa adj
    1) insípido: insipid, bland
    2) : dull

    Spanish-English dictionary > insulso

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