Translation of "stark" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

stark

adjective uk /stɑːk/ us /stɑːrk/

empty, simple, or obvious, especially without decoration or anything that is not necessary

裸露的;简单的;明显的;(尤指)毫无修饰的,粗陋的;严重的;极端的
It was a stark room with a bed and chair as the only furniture. 这个房间很简陋,四面白墙,仅有的家具就是一张床和一把椅子。
The stark reality is that we are operating at a huge loss. 严酷的事实是我们的经营亏损非常严重。
In the suburbs the spacious houses stand in stark (= extreme) contrast to the slums of the city's poor. 郊区宽敞的大房子和城里的贫民窟形成了鲜明的对比。
→ Synonym severe
starkness noun [ U ] uk /ˈstɑːk.nəs/ us /ˈstɑːrk.nəs/
adverb uk /stɑːk/ us /stɑːrk/

completely or extremely

完全地;极端地
The children were splashing in the river, stark naked. 孩子们一丝不挂地在河里嬉水。
If I didn't exercise, I think I'd go raving mad (UK also stark staring mad) from sitting at a desk all day. 他想整个假期都用来看火车,我认为他简直是疯了!

(Translation of “stark” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)