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Chinese (Simplified) translation of “inscrutable”

inscrutable

adjective
 
 
/ɪnˈskruː.tɪ.bl̩/ US  /-t̬ə-/
(especially of a person or their expression) not showing emotions or thoughts and therefore very difficult to understand or get to know
(尤指人或其表情)高深莫测的,不可测知的
an inscrutable face/expression/smile
神秘莫测的面孔/表情/笑容
Not showing or feeling emotionsControlling emotions
inscrutably
 
 
/ɪnˈskruː.tɪ.bli/ US  /-t̬ə-/ adverb
She smiled inscrutably.
她的笑容让人捉摸不透。
Not showing or feeling emotionsControlling emotions
inscrutability
 
 
/ɪnˌskruː.tɪˈbɪl.ɪ.ti/ US  /-t̬əˈbɪl.ə.t̬i/ noun [U]
Not showing or feeling emotionsControlling emotions
(Definition of inscrutable from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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