discreet

  常用词汇  
[dɪ'skriːt]     [dɪ'skriːt]    
  • adj. 谨慎的;不引人注意的;朴素的,简易的
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discreet的英文翻译是什么意思,词典释义与在线翻译:

详尽释义

adj. (形容词)
  1. 谨慎小心的,慎重的,懂得分寸的
  2. 考虑周到的,用心深远的,带思虑的
  3. 朴素的
  4. 不引人注意的
  5. 偷偷摸摸

双解释义

adj. (形容词)
  1. 谨慎的,慎重的,考虑周到的 careful or showing good judgement in what one says or does

英英释义

Adjective:
  1. marked by prudence or modesty and wise self-restraint;

    "his trusted discreet aide"
    "a discreet, finely wrought gold necklace"

  2. unobtrusively perceptive and sympathetic;

    "a discerning editor"
    "a discreet silence"

  3. heedful of potential consequences;

    "circumspect actions"
    "physicians are now more circumspect about recommending its use"
    "a discreet investor"

discreet的用法和样例:

例句

用作形容词 (adj.)
  1. It was not discreet of you to say that.
    你那样说有欠考虑。
  2. Be more discreet or you'll get yourself talked about.
    要更谨慎些--否则你就会成为人们的话柄。
  3. I'll certainly be most discreet in my conversation.
    我在谈话中当然会十分小心的。
  4. It was a discreet apartment in a quiet street.
    那是间位於一条僻静的街上不引人注意的公寓房间。

常见句型

用作形容词 (adj.)
用作定语 ~+ n.
  1. I should make a few discreet enquires about the girl before I marry her.
    我娶这个姑娘前,应先审慎打探一下她的底细。
用作表语 S+be+~
  1. We must be extremely discreet.
    我们必须极为小心才是。
S+be+~+ prep .-phrase
  1. He is discreet in word.
    他讲话谨慎。
  2. He is very discreet in giving his opinions.
    他十分慎重的发表意见。
It is/was+~+of sb+to- v
  1. It wasn't discreet of you to ring me up at the office.
    你打电话到我办公室真是太鲁莽了。

词汇搭配

用作形容词 (adj.)
~+名词 ~+介词

经典引文

  • You should be more discreet in your bearing towards this soldier.

    出自: T. Hardy
  • Offering to the investor a highly discreet and even secretive service in banking.

    出自: F. Forsyth

discreet的详细讲解:

词义辨析

discreet,discrete
  • 这是两个形近单词。
  • discreet意思是“(言行)谨慎的”、“慎重的”“有判断力的”(not saying too much;showing good sense and judgment),它的名词是 discretion.反义词是鲁莽: indiscreet(形容词)及 indiscretion (名词)。
  • discrete意思是“分离的”、“不联络的”、“各异的”(separate,disjoined or individually distinct)。它的名词是 discreteness.
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