Translation: from spanish

dystopian

  • 1 perverso

    adj.
    perverse, wicked, bad, base.
    m.
    pervert, evil doer.
    * * *
    1 (malvado) evil, wicked
    nombre masculino,nombre femenino
    1 evil person
    * * *
    ADJ (=depravado) depraved; (=malvado) wicked
    * * *
    I
    - sa adjetivo evil
    II
    - sa masculino, femenino evil o wicked person
    * * *
    = wicked, untoward, perverse, wayward, slavering, diabolical, diabolic, poison-pen, sinister.
    Ex. If the analogy with the fairy story is taken a little further it can be noted that no author really believes in dragons, wicked queens, fair maidens locked in high towers and the like.
    Ex. Perhaps, he questioned himself, this is the way every principal operates, and there is nothing untoward in it.
    Ex. The demand for business information, in relation to its price, is rather perverse in that high price often generates a high demand.
    Ex. The article 'The wayward scholar: resources and research in popular culture' defends popular culture as a legitimate and important library resource.
    Ex. There is much slavering, kinky enjoyment of Diana's torments, a quality shared with the Gothic novel.
    Ex. This scene is appropriate in relation to the center panel, which shows the diabolical influence of lust.
    Ex. The triptych as a whole reflects late Medieval obsession with demons and witches, and with the diabolic 'power of women' to corrupt man.
    Ex. The writer explains how he earned a poison-pen reputation as dance and music critic at the Los Angeles Times.
    Ex. The selectman received this explanation in silence, but he fastened on the librarian a glance full of sinister meaning.
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    * mundo utópico perverso = dystopia.
    * sexo perverso = kinky sex.
    * utopía perversa = dystopia.
    * utópico perverso = dystopian.
    * * *
    I
    - sa adjetivo evil
    II
    - sa masculino, femenino evil o wicked person
    * * *
    = wicked, untoward, perverse, wayward, slavering, diabolical, diabolic, poison-pen, sinister.

    Ex: If the analogy with the fairy story is taken a little further it can be noted that no author really believes in dragons, wicked queens, fair maidens locked in high towers and the like.

    Ex: Perhaps, he questioned himself, this is the way every principal operates, and there is nothing untoward in it.
    Ex: The demand for business information, in relation to its price, is rather perverse in that high price often generates a high demand.
    Ex: The article 'The wayward scholar: resources and research in popular culture' defends popular culture as a legitimate and important library resource.
    Ex: There is much slavering, kinky enjoyment of Diana's torments, a quality shared with the Gothic novel.
    Ex: This scene is appropriate in relation to the center panel, which shows the diabolical influence of lust.
    Ex: The triptych as a whole reflects late Medieval obsession with demons and witches, and with the diabolic 'power of women' to corrupt man.
    Ex: The writer explains how he earned a poison-pen reputation as dance and music critic at the Los Angeles Times.
    Ex: The selectman received this explanation in silence, but he fastened on the librarian a glance full of sinister meaning.
    * mundo utópico perverso = dystopia.
    * sexo perverso = kinky sex.
    * utopía perversa = dystopia.
    * utópico perverso = dystopian.

    * * *
    perverso1 -sa
    evil
    una mente perversa an evil mind
    la madrastra perversa the wicked stepmother
    perverso2 -sa
    masculine, feminine
    evil o wicked person
    * * *

    perverso
    ◊ -sa adjetivo

    evil
    ■ sustantivo masculino, femenino
    evil o wicked person
    perverso,-a
    I adjetivo evil, wicked
    II sustantivo masculino y femenino wicked person

    ' perverso' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    mala
    - malo
    - perversa
    - tenebrosa
    - tenebroso
    English:
    perverse
    - spiteful
    - diabolical
    * * *
    perverso, -a
    adj
    evil, wicked
    nm,f
    1. [depravado] depraved person
    2. [persona mala] evil person
    * * *
    adj wicked, evil
    * * *
    perverso, -sa adj
    : wicked, depraved

    Spanish-English dictionary > perverso

  • 2 postapocalíptico

    Ex. Other sci-fi themes involve dystopian societies and post-apocalyptic adventura = Otros temas de ciencia ficción tratan de sociedades utópicas perversas y de aventuras postapolípticas.
    * * *

    Ex: Other sci-fi themes involve dystopian societies and post-apocalyptic adventura = Otros temas de ciencia ficción tratan de sociedades utópicas perversas y de aventuras postapolípticas.

    Spanish-English dictionary > postapocalíptico

  • 3 utópico

    adj.
    utopian, idealistic, unrealistic, airy-fairy.
    * * *
    1 Utopian
    nombre masculino,nombre femenino
    1 Utopian
    * * *
    * * *
    - ca adjetivo Utopian
    * * *
    = dreamy [dreamier -comp., dreamiest -sup.], utopian, moony [moonier -comp., mooniest -sup.], utopic, airy-fairy.
    Ex. Puberty, he describes as ' dreamy and sentimental' and though this may seem a far cry from the teenagers we would recognize that adolescence brings an awakening of emotions, idealism and commitment to a romantic ideal.
    Ex. The utopian plan was viewed as a reaction to existing conditions.
    Ex. I know for certain I was moony and lonely, feeling dissatisfied with myself, and wanted only to be alone that night.
    Ex. The patterns I am seeking can all be classed, theoretically and speculatively, as expressions of utopic practice.
    Ex. Home Secretary David Blunkett says an ' airy fairy, libertarian' view of the world is no good for fighting terrorism.
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    * mundo utópico perverso = dystopia.
    * utópico perverso = dystopian.
    * * *
    - ca adjetivo Utopian
    * * *
    = dreamy [dreamier -comp., dreamiest -sup.], utopian, moony [moonier -comp., mooniest -sup.], utopic, airy-fairy.

    Ex: Puberty, he describes as ' dreamy and sentimental' and though this may seem a far cry from the teenagers we would recognize that adolescence brings an awakening of emotions, idealism and commitment to a romantic ideal.

    Ex: The utopian plan was viewed as a reaction to existing conditions.
    Ex: I know for certain I was moony and lonely, feeling dissatisfied with myself, and wanted only to be alone that night.
    Ex: The patterns I am seeking can all be classed, theoretically and speculatively, as expressions of utopic practice.
    Ex: Home Secretary David Blunkett says an ' airy fairy, libertarian' view of the world is no good for fighting terrorism.
    * mundo utópico perverso = dystopia.
    * utópico perverso = dystopian.

    * * *
    Utopian
    * * *

    utópico
    ◊ -ca adjetivo

    Utopian
    utópico,-a adjetivo & sustantivo masculino y femenino utopian

    ' utópico' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    utópica
    English:
    utopian
    * * *
    utópico, -a adj
    utopian
    * * *
    adj utopian
    * * *
    utópico, -ca adj
    : utopian

    Spanish-English dictionary > utópico

  • 4 utópico perverso

    (adj.) = dystopian
    Ex. Other sci-fi themes involve dystopian societies and post-apocalyptic adventura = Otros temas de ciencia ficción tratan de sociedades utópicas perversas y de aventuras postapolípticas.
    * * *
    (adj.) = dystopian

    Ex: Other sci-fi themes involve dystopian societies and post-apocalyptic adventura = Otros temas de ciencia ficción tratan de sociedades utópicas perversas y de aventuras postapolípticas.

    Spanish-English dictionary > utópico perverso

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