intratenso

English translation: introvertedly strained

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Portuguese term or phrase:intratenso
English translation:introvertedly strained
Entered by: Antonio Costa
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15:36 Jan 29, 2002
Portuguese to English translations [PRO]
Portuguese term or phrase: intratenso
"Fortemente INTRATENSO por natureza, consegue se voltar para o meio e para a interação graças a um esforço significativo, mas é contido, formal e inseguro, principalmente diante de desconhecidos e de figuras de autoridade."
CristinaY
Local time: 08:21
introvertedly strained
Explanation:
Ok
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Antonio Costa
Grading comment
Thank you all for the help. I agree with Joe, there is no such a word (intratenso)in any dictionary I checked, so the solution was to go guided by the context.
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Summary of answers provided
5introvertedly strained
Antonio Costa
4Although he is very highly strung by nature......
Fiona N�voa
4introverted
ddasdores
3self absorbed
JoeM


  

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Although he is very highly strung by nature......


Explanation:
This is the best I can come up with for "INTRATENSO"

Fiona N�voa
Portugal
Local time: 12:21
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 259
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self absorbed


Explanation:
I am not 100% sure, but this seems to fit the context of your sentence. I checked some dictionaries and could not find the word "intratenso" but did find a definition for "tenso" that fits the bill: "Muito aplicado ou preocupado." This came from Michaelis. Hope this helps.

JoeM
United States
Local time: 06:21
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introvertedly strained


Explanation:
Ok

Antonio Costa
PRO pts in pair: 78
Grading comment
Thank you all for the help. I agree with Joe, there is no such a word (intratenso)in any dictionary I checked, so the solution was to go guided by the context.
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5 hrs   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5
introverted


Explanation:
"Intratenso" is a made word. Therefore, the best remedy to translate a word that does not exist is to read the text and translate its meaning.

ddasdores
PRO pts in pair: 4
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