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downer

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UK [ˈdaʊnə(r)]
  • n.镇静药;令人悲哀(或沮丧)的经历
  • Web镇定剂;唐纳;唐纳区
Plural Form:downers  
downer
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n.
1.
[usupl]
镇静药,抑制药(尤指巴比妥类)a drug, especially a barbiturate , that relaxes you or makes you want to sleep
2.
令人悲哀(或沮丧)的经历an experience that makes you feel sad or depressed
Not getting the promotion was a real downer.
未得到提升真让人很沮丧。
He's really on a downer(= very depressed) .
他确实很郁闷。

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