Spanish Word of the Day: 'Cansino'

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The Local - [email protected] • 14 Nov, 2018 Updated Wed 14 Nov 2018 11:00 CEST
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Cansino means weary, tiring and tiresome and is a great word to use.


We've provided you with some example sentences so you can see how to use it.

  • Al terminar el proyecto, todos tenemos un aire cansino.

        At the end of the day my colleagues usually have a weary look.


  • Qué cansino resulta ver como la gente vuelve a cometer los mismos fallos.

        It's so annoying to see how people commit the same mistakes time and again.


  • A paso casino pero continuo alcanzamos el punto más alto.

        At a leisurely but steady pace, we reached the highest point.


  • La narración lineal es un poco cansina. 

        Linear storytelling is a bit tired. 



Check out our other word of the day posts

This word of the day has been contributed by LAE Madrid, the leading Spanish academy in Madrid. Accredited by the Insitituto Cervantes, it offers Spanish courses for all levels and also has Spanish classes for kids and families.

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