gentle

  核心词汇  
['dʒentl]     ['dʒentl]    
  • adj.温和的;轻柔的;温顺的;文雅的;出身名门的
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gentle是什么意思,词典释义与在线翻译:

详尽释义

adj.(形容词)
  1. (声音等)柔和的,轻声的
  2. (性格)温和的,温柔的, 和蔼的
  3. (动作、气候等)和缓的,轻柔的,不猛烈的
  4. (动物等)温顺的,驯服的
  5. 小心的
  6. 有礼貌的,文雅的
  7. (统治等)不严酷的,不施暴的,不粗暴的
  8. 平和的,不严厉的
  9. 高尚的,豪侠的
  10. (山坡等)不陡的,坡度较缓的
  11. 生长名门的,上流阶层的
n.(名词)
  1. 蛆,诱饵
  2. 绅士
  3. 缓坡
  4. <古>出身高贵的人,出身好的人,贵人,上流阶层的人
v.(动词)
  1. 使高贵,使提高到绅士的社会地位
  2. 使(举止)文雅,使有教养,使有礼貌
  3. 使柔和,使缓和
  4. 使温和,使温顺
  5. 使驯服,驯服(马等)
  6. 爱抚,抚慰,抚弄,轻拍
  7. 变柔和,变缓和,变温和,变温顺
  8. (动物)变得驯服
  9. (酒)变得和醇
  10. 悄悄地行进

双解释义

adj.(形容词)
  1. 温和的,和蔼的,有礼貌的 kind and ready to help others; polite
  2. 轻的,柔和的; 和缓的 not violent; soft in movement
  3. 高尚的; 上层阶级的 of the nobility; born into a high social class

行业释义

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英英释义

Adjective:
  1. soft and mild; not harsh or stern or severe;

    "a gentle reprimand"
    "a vein of gentle irony"
    "poked gentle fun at him"

  2. having or showing a kindly or tender nature;

    "the gentle touch of her hand"
    "her gentle manner was comforting"
    "a gentle sensitive nature"
    "gentle blue eyes"

  3. quiet and soothing;

    "a gentle voice"
    "a gentle nocturne"

  4. belonging to or characteristic of the nobility or aristocracy;

    "an aristocratic family"
    "aristocratic Bostonians"
    "aristocratic government"
    "a blue family"
    "blue blood"
    "the blue-blooded aristocracy"
    "of gentle blood"
    "patrician landholders of the American South"
    "aristocratic bearing"
    "aristocratic features"
    "patrician tastes"

  5. easily handled or managed;

    "a gentle old horse, docile and obedient"

  6. having little impact;

    "an easy pat on the shoulder"
    "gentle rain"
    "a gentle breeze"
    "a soft (or light) tapping at the window"

  7. marked by moderate steepness;

    "an easy climb"
    "a gentle slope"

Verb:
  1. cause to be more favorably inclined; gain the good will of;

    "She managed to mollify the angry customer"

  2. give a title to someone; make someone a member of the nobility

  3. stroke soothingly

gentle的用法和样例:

例句

用作形容词 (adj.)
  1. We've never met such gentle people.
    我们从来没有遇到这样温和的人。
  2. The gentle music can relax him.
    轻柔的音乐能使他放松。
  3. A gentle breeze stirred the leaves.
    微风吹动了树叶。
  4. The dog is so gentle that I am not afraid of it.
    这只狗如此温顺,因此我不感到害怕。
  5. She is gentle like a lamb.
    她像只小羊羔一样温顺。
  6. My new teacher is a very gentle person.
    我的新老师是一个温文尔雅的人。
  7. He is a man gentle in manner but firm in action.
    他是一个举止文雅但行动坚决的人。
  8. He was a person of gentle blood.
    他出身名门。

常见句型

用作形容词 (adj.)
用作定语 ~+ n.
  1. She was a gentle woman who wouldn't hurt a fly.
    她是位和善的妇女,连苍蝇都不会伤害。
  2. She greeted me with a very gentle voice.
    她以十分温柔的声调跟我打招呼。
  3. His gentle manner gains him great respect.
    他彬彬有礼让人尊敬。
  4. She is a gentle girl.
    她是位高雅的姑娘。
  5. Cat is a gentle animal.
    猫是一种温顺的动物。
  6. A gentle rain dropped yesterday morning.
    昨天上午下了一场小雨。
  7. She gave the baby a gentle pat on the back.
    她轻轻地在婴儿背上拍了一下。
  8. There is a gentle wind blowing.
    微风在吹着。
  9. The gentle rolling motion of the ship made me feel sleep.
    船只轻微的摇动催我入睡。
  10. There is still time to win him back by gentle persuasion.
    还有时间通过婉言说服工作把他争取回来。
  11. He was a person of gentle blood.
    他出身名门。
用作表语 S+be+~
  1. Our new teacher is gentle.
    我们的新老师对我们和蔼可亲。
  2. He is much too gentle and has not used his power.
    他太温和了,没有使用过他的权力。
  3. You must be gentle when holding a little baby.
    抱小孩时要轻柔。
  4. The slope is quite gentle.
    这坡度相当平缓。
S+be+~+ prep .-phrase
  1. The soap is gentle enough for your skin.
    这种肥皂对皮肤很柔和。
  2. She is gentle in manner.
    她举止文雅。
  3. She is unusually soft and gentle to him.
    她对他的态度特别温柔。
  4. He is kind and gentle to the weak.
    他对弱者总是友好和善。
  5. Mothers are usually gentle with their babies.
    母亲对自己的婴儿总是很温柔。
S+be+~+for sb+to- v
  1. The slope is gentle enough for you to walk up.
    这斜坡不太陡,你可以走上去。

常用短语

用作形容词 (adj.)
as gentle as a dove
  1. 极温顺; 极温驯 very gentle〔tender〕

    Although a vicious hunter, the lioness was as gentle as a dove when playing with her cubs. 尽管那只母狮是猎食其他动物的凶残的野兽,但它同其幼兽玩耍时却非常温顺。

the gentle sex
  1. 女性 women

    You don't expect to hear such bad language from the gentle sex. 人们不能预料会从女性那里听到这样的恶语。

词汇搭配

用作形容词 (adj.)
~+名词 ~+介词

经典引文

  • I am as gentle as your self, as free born.

    出自:J. Fletcher
  • Be he ne'er so vile, This day shall gentle his condition.

    出自:Henry V,Shakespeare

gentle的详细讲解:

词语用法

adj.(形容词)
  1. gentle的基本意思是“性情温和的”,即为人友善,待人温和、亲切,不给人以冷峻、不敢与之接近的感觉,也可指人的行为和修养“文雅的,有礼貌的”,还可指“温顺的; 和缓的”。
  2. gentle在句中可用作定语或表语。
  3. gentle的比较级和最高级是gentler和gentlest。

词义辨析

adj.(形容词)
gentle, mild, soft
这组词的共同意思是“温和的”。其区别在于:
1.用于人时, gentle指温和的举动,出于自我克制或对方的体贴; mild则指出于本性; soft指人的性情是温和的、宽厚的、心肠软的、婉转的。例如:
The boy has gentle spirit.那男孩举止文雅。
He has too mild a nature to lose his temper.他性情温和,不会发脾气。
I think the courts are too soft with these young offenders.我认为法院对这些犯法的年轻人太宽厚了。
2.用于物时, gentle可指事物运动变化的缓和; mild指适度、祥和,给人愉快的感觉; soft可指事物的表面的柔软、光滑或声音的温和、较低的等。例如:
A warm, gentle breeze was coming from the sea.海面吹来一阵柔和的暖风。
His eyes were no longer mild but glittered with a suppressed fury.他的目光不再温和,而是迸射出压抑的怒火。
The fur was as soft as velvet.这毛皮有如天鹅绒般软滑。

词源解说

  • ☆ 13世纪初期进入英语,直接源自古法语的geitnl,意为高贵,高尚的。

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