Translation of vexed in Spanish:

vexed

Pronunciation: /vekst/

adj

  • 1 (contentious) (before n) [subject/issue] polémico, controvertido the vexed question of … el polémico or controvertido tema de …
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    • At the heart of this problem lies the vexed question for the judiciary of separating policy issues from legal issues, and this is well illustrated by the impossibility of accepting the orthodox view of judicial independence at face value.
    • All these issues meet in the vexed question of governance.
    • These legal issues lead into politico-legal questions such as the vexed issue of compliance: there are clearly serious difficulties involved in making states live up to their legal obligations.
  • 2 2.1 (annoyed) [expression/tone] irritado to be vexed estar* enojado (esp AmL) , estar* enfadado (esp Esp) 2.2 (worried, puzzled) desconcertado
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    • I was actually mad at this new French boss - miffed, annoyed, vexed - about getting promoted.
    • He certainly did get more annoyed and vexed than other people seemed to, when things didn't quite go his way.
    • With that Cheni sighed in frustration, vexed at having him not be able to understand him.

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Sanfermines (The festival of San Fermín) is from 6th-14th July and el encierro (the 'running of the bulls'), takes place in Pamplona in northern Spain. The animals are released into the barricaded streets and people run in front of them, in honor of the town´s patron saint, San Fermín, who was put to death by being dragged by bulls.