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Chinese (Traditional) translation of “gnomic”

gnomic

adjective
 
 
/ˈnəʊ.mɪk/ US  /ˈnoʊ-/ formal
describes something spoken or written that is short, mysterious and not easily understood, but often seems wise
精闢深奧的;高深莫測的;簡短晦澀的
Peter is always coming out with gnomic utterances/pronouncements.
彼得經常發表一些高深莫測的意見。
Not saying muchBlunt and direct in speech and behaviourNot being friendlyDigressing and being indirect or evasiveWise and sensible
(Definition of gnomic from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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