malgrado

InterlinguaEdit

PrepositionEdit

malgrado

  1. despite

ItalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Inherited from Latin male grātus "ungrateful", synchronically mal(e) +‎ grado. Cognate with Catalan malgrat and French malgré. Compare di buongrado and the borrowing grato.

PronunciationEdit

AdverbEdit

(mio, tuo, suo, etc.) malgrado

  1. despite (oneself, etc.)

PrepositionEdit

malgrado

  1. in spite of, despite

ConjunctionEdit

malgrado

  1. even though, although

PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Portuguese mal(o) + grado, which stems from Latin grātum (see grātus (pleasing, acceptable, agreeable, welcome)).

NounEdit

malgrado m (plural malgrados)

  1. displeasure (feeling of being displeased)
    Synonyms: desprazer, desgosto

ConjunctionEdit

malgrado

  1. although; in spite of
    Synonyms: embora, apesar de

SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Spanish mal(o) + grado, which stems from Latin grātum (see grātus (pleasing, acceptable, agreeable, welcome)).

ConjunctionEdit

malgrado

  1. although; in spite of
    Synonyms: a pesar de, pese a, no obstante, maguer