sliktums

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Latvian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From slikts (bad) +‎ -ums.

Noun[edit]

sliktums m (1st declension)

  1. something bad, which does not meet certain standards or needs, which causes something unwanted
    es nedomāju par tavu sliktumu — I don't think anything bad about you
  2. sorrow, trouble, bad things
    briesmīgi, ja sliktums atgadās cilvēkam, kurš ir viens — it is terrible when bad thing(s) happen to a person who is alone
  3. sick feeling, nausea
    sliktumi grūtniecības laikā — feelings of nausea during pregnancy
    ai, kā reibst galva, un sliktums žņaudz pakrūti! — ouch, (his) head was whirling, and a sick feeling constricted the pit of his stomach

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