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stale

adjective
 
 
/steɪl/
no longer new or fresh, usually as a result of being kept for too long
(通常指因久放)不新鲜的,走味的
The bread/biscuits/cake had gone stale.
面包/饼干/蛋糕已经不新鲜了。
The morning after the party, their apartment smelled of stale cigarette smoke.
聚会后的次日早上,他们的公寓里有一股污浊的烟味儿。
Not pleasant to eat or drink
not fresh and new; boring because too familiar
过时的,老套的,没有新意的
stale jokes/news
老掉牙的笑话/过时的新闻
Tedious and uninspiring
describes someone who has lost interest in what they are doing because they are bored or are working too hard
(对所做之事)厌倦的,腻烦的
They had been working together for over five years and they had both become a little stale.
他们两个已经在一起共事5年多了,彼此都有一点儿厌倦。
Plain and ordinaryTedious and uninspiringTedious and uninspiring
staleness
 
 
/ˈsteɪl.nəs/ noun [U]
Not pleasant to eat or drink
(Definition of stale from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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