- 1.1 uncountable/no numerable (irritation) irritación (f), fastidio (m); (anger) enojo (m) (especially Latin America/especialmente América Latina) , enfado (masculine) (especially Spain/especialmente España) to cause annoyance to sb irritar a algn to our great annoyance o much to our annoyance they didn't turn up no aparecieron, lo cual nos dio mucha rabiaMore example sentences1.2 countable/numerable (cause of irritation) molestia (f), fastidio (m)
More example sentences
- Anger and annoyance at her came to me, as she just stood there, as if she had done nothing.
- He expressed his annoyance at the council having to employ a consultant from Britain to advise them.
- She keeps interrupting to express her annoyance at how unrealistic and ridiculous the rules are.
- Despite the many problems and annoyances, there were some bright spots to CMW, and these mostly came in the form of the performers.
- Minor annoyances won't bother you so much because you're focused on the big picture.
- The book contains more than fifty examples of innovative solutions or approaches to problems or annoyances that impact our lives.
Here is a selection of useful words and phrases you will need in real-life situations while you're visiting Spain and other Spanish-speaking countries...
In Spain the term castellano, rather than español, refers to the Spanish language as opposed to Catalan, Basque etc. The choice of word has political overtones: castellano has separatist connotations and español is considered centralist. In Latin America castellano is the usual term for Spanish.