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Chinese (Simplified) translation of “plain”

plain

adjective [before noun] (COMPLETE)
完全的
 
 
/pleɪn/
(used for emphasis) complete
(表示强调)完全的
It was plain stupidity on Richard's part.
理查德德愚蠢至极。
Very and extremeComplete and wholeIntensifying expressions
plainness
 
 
/ˈpleɪn.nəs/ noun [U]
Not attractive to look atSerious and unpleasantPlain and ordinaryTedious and uninspiring
(Definition of plain adjective (COMPLETE) from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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