Translation of "stark" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary


adjective uk us /stɑːk/ US  /stɑːrk/

empty, simple or obvious, especially without decoration or anything which is not necessary; severe or extreme

It was a stark room with its white walls, and 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 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。
starkness uk us /ˈstɑːk.nəs/ US  /ˈstɑːrk-/ noun [ U ]

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