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Spanish Word of the Day: 'Nefasto'

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Spanish Word of the Day: 'Nefasto'
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Today's word of the day is nefasto. This literally means terrible and disastrous.

Here are some examples of how to use this word:


  • La presentación de su nuevo libro fue totalmente nefasta, no vino nadie.

        The launching of his new book was a total disaster, no one came.


  • ¡Comer tantos dulces durante años tuvo un efecto nefasto en su salud!

       Eating all those sweets during years has had a really negative effect in his health!




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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