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spirit

US [ˈspɪrɪt]
UK ['spɪrɪt]
  • n.精神;灵魂;心灵;勇气
  • v.偷偷带走;让人不可思议地弄走
  • Web精灵;烈酒;幽灵
Plural Form:spirits  Present Participle:spiriting  Past Tense:spirited  
Spirit
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n.
思想;感情;性格mind/feelings/character
1.
[u][c]
精神;心灵the part of a person that includes their mind, feelings and character rather than their body
the power of the human spirit to overcome difficulties
人类克服困难的精神力量
2.
[pl]
情绪;心境a person's feelings or state of mind
to be in high/low spirits
情绪高涨╱低落
You must try and keep your spirits up(= stay cheerful) .
你必须设法保持高昂的情绪。
My spirits sank at the prospect of starting all over again.
想到一切都得从头再来,我的情绪一下子低落了。
3.
[c]
(某种类型的)人a person of the type mentioned
a brave spirit
勇敢的人
kindred spirits(= people who like the same things as you)
志趣相投的人
勇气;决心courage/determination
4.
[u]
勇气;志气;意志;活力courage, determination or energy
Show a little fighting spirit .
要表现出一点斗志。
Although the team lost, they played with tremendous spirit.
尽管输了,但队员表现得极为勇猛。
They took away his freedom and broke his spirit.
他们夺去了他的自由,摧垮了他的意志。
忠心loyal feelings
5.
[u][sing]
(对团体、队伍、社会的)忠心loyal feelings towards a group, team or society
There's not much community spirit around here.
这里集体精神比较薄弱。
态度attitude
6.
[sing]
心态;态度a state of mind or mood; an attitude
We approached the situation in the wrong spirit.
我们以前对待局势的心态不对。
‘OK, I'll try’. ‘ That's the spirit(= the right attitude) .’
“好吧,我来试试。”“这就对了。”
The party went well because everyone entered into the spirit of things .
晚会很成功,因为每个人都很投入。
根本属性typical quality
7.
[sing]
本质;精髓;基本精神the typical or most important quality or mood of sth
The exhibition captures the spirit of the age/times .
这个展览会抓住了时代精神。
真实意义real meaning
8.
[u]
真实意义;实质the real or intended meaning or purpose of sth
Obey the spirit, not the letter(= the narrow meaning of the words) of the law.
要依照法律的精神实质,而不是字面意思。
灵魂soul
9.
[c]
灵魂;鬼魂;幽灵the soul thought of as separate from the body and believed to live on after death; a ghost
He is dead, but his spirit lives on.
他死了,但他的灵魂将永存。
It was believed that people could be possessed by evil spirits.
从前,人们相信人有可能被恶魔缠身。
想象中的生灵imaginary creature
10.
[c]
仙子;小精灵;小妖精an imaginary creature with magic powers, for example, a fairy or an elf
酒精alcohol
11.
[c][usupl]
烈酒a strong alcoholic drink
I don't drink whisky or brandy or any other spirits.
我不喝威士忌和白兰地,也不喝其他烈性酒。
12.
[u]
工业酒精;医用酒精a special type of alcohol used in industry or medicine
IDM
I shall be with you in spirit(= thinking about you though not with you physically) .
我的心将和你在一起。
in spirit
在心里;在精神上in your thoughts
I shall be with you in spirit(= thinking about you though not with you physically) .
我的心将和你在一起。
the spirit is willing (but the flesh is weak)
心灵固然愿意,肉体却软弱;心有余而力不足;力不从心you intend to do good things but you are too lazy, weak or busy to actually do them
I'll go for a run this evening, if the spirit moves me.
今晚要是有兴致的话,我要去跑步。
as/when/if the spirit moves you
要是愿意的话as/when/if you feel like it
I'll go for a run this evening, if the spirit moves me.
今晚要是有兴致的话,我要去跑步。
v.
1.
~ sth + adv./prep.
偷偷带走;让人不可思议地弄走to take sb/sth away in a quick, secret or mysterious way
After the concert, the band was spirited away before their fans could get near them.
音乐会结束后,乐队没等歌迷靠近就神秘地消失了。

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