Translation of hectic in Spanish:


ajetreado, adj.

Pronunciation /ˈhɛktɪk/

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    (day/week) ajetreado
    (day/week) agitado
    (journey/pace) agotador
    (activity) frenético
    (activity) febril
    (trading) intenso
    I've been in a hectic rush all day he andado todo el día como loca de aquí para allá informal
    • things have been pretty hectic at the office recently últimamente hemos estado agobiados de trabajo en la oficina
    • With a heavy inflow of pilgrims adding to the hectic business activity on the streets branching out from the temple, regulating traffic is not an easy task.
    • For a couple of hours there is hectic activity and on every side there are vigorous walkers and indefatigable joggers getting their morning exercise.
    • What with raucous classes and a year full of hectic lessons ahead, most teachers do not have time for the child with a problem, said many participants.
    • Well, the village is settling back into a normal routine again after all the hectic activities organised around Christmas.
    • So what is she thinking of as she watches all this hectic activity?
    • Pakistan's booming economy is most clearly visible in the hectic building activity in Lahore.
    • It's just as well as she has a hectic lifestyle and is regularly on the road.
    • A more hectic lifestyle, with limited time for planning, shopping, and cooking meals, may partly explain this relationship.
    • The major obstacle for implementing any information system is the extra work required, especially in the hectic healthcare setting.
    • But I have to admit that, during the most hectic hour of my professional career, I omitted one vital midwifery task.
    • Errors are more likely to occur with pressure for quick turnovers and the general rush present during a hectic day.
    • After the hectic year in hospital it was a great comedown to be treating minor ailments of fit young men, half of them anxious to avoid guard duties.
    • Decompress after a hectic workday by taking a walk, going to the gym to work out or taking a bath or shower.
    • After qualifying I went on to work in a far more busy and hectic unit, that did over 3500 deliveries a year.
    • How do we manage ourselves so that we can survive our hectic days yet keep our humanity when treating these difficult patients?
    • The annual summer festival, which came to a close on Thursday July 25, was, overall, a hectic, enjoyable and fun-filled week.
    • ‘Sometimes it's a bit hectic, but generally it's fine,’ he says.
    • ‘It's been a hectic few days,’ he said with a rather tired smile.
    • Life has been a touch hectic, but I am reliably informed that that is no excuse for a lethargic manner, so I hope you'll accept my apologies on this matter.
    • Sorry I haven't been blogging - it's been a little hectic getting ready for Christmas.
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    (fever/flush) héctico
    (fever/flush) hético
    • He likens the maladies of a state to the hectic fever.
    • He uses hectic fever as an analogy - as hectic fever is to the body, political maladies are to a state.
    • Within a year, however, he contracted and died of a hectic fever.
    • He was breathing easier, and the hectic flush was fading from his face.