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Spanish translation: minar

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22:31 Aug 27, 2001
English to Spanish translations [Non-PRO]
English term or phrase: debilitating
Even a psychological craving can be debilitating. Addicted gamblers and drinkers bring misery to themselves and their families.



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Bert Joos
Spanish translation:minar
Explanation:
Hola, te propongo una versión más libre pero que queda bien en castellano:

Incluso una necesidad sicológica puede minar a la persona/al individuo.


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David Meléndez Tormen
Spain
Local time: 15:59
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Summary of answers provided
na +1agotadora/extenuanteAlhambra
naminar
David Meléndez Tormen
na -1debilitador
Katherine Matles


  

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2 mins
minar


Explanation:
Hola, te propongo una versión más libre pero que queda bien en castellano:

Incluso una necesidad sicológica puede minar a la persona/al individuo.


Suerte!

David Meléndez Tormen
Spain
Local time: 15:59
Native speaker of: Native in SpanishSpanish
PRO pts in pair: 2019
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52 mins peer agreement (net): -1
debilitador


Explanation:
The most direct a nd standard answer seems to be:debilitador as in this web page that follows:

La falta de un claro consenso nacional sobre la naturaleza del Estado que estaba a punto de gestarse -o de abortar- iba acompañada de otro elemento extremadamente debilitador: la ausencia de un liderazgo indiscutible en las filas cubanas.


    Reference: http://www.cubaliberal.org/anexpublica.htm
Katherine Matles
Spain
Local time: 15:59
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 639

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
disagree  boni: Suena un poquito a calco, ¿no?
2 hrs
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3 hrs peer agreement (net): +1
agotadora/extenuante


Explanation:
"Incluso la ansiedad psicológica puede resultar agotadora/extenuante."

Just another suggestion... I hope this helps

Alhambra
Ireland
Local time: 14:59
PRO pts in pair: 16

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  boni: Lo encuentro más apropiado que debilitador...
32 mins
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