Translation of "ordeal" - English-Spanish dictionary


noun uk /ɔːˈdɪəl/ us /ɔːr-/

A a very unpleasant and painful or difficult experience

terrible experiencia
The hostages’ ordeal came to an end when soldiers stormed the building.

(Translation of “ordeal” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


noun /oːˈdiːl/

a difficult, painful experience

mala experiencia, terrible experiencia
Being kidnapped was a terrible ordeal for the child.

(Translation of “ordeal” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)