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Chinese (Traditional) translation of “spirit”

spirit

noun (WAY OF FEELING)
感覺方式
 
 
/ˈspɪr.ɪt/
[S or U] a particular way of thinking, feeling or behaving, especially a way that is typical of a particular group of people, an activity, a time or a place
精神;(尤指特定人群、活動、時代或地方的)主導精神
The players have a very strong team spirit (= loyalty to each other).
隊員們有很強的團隊精神。
As rock musicians in the 1960s, they were very much part of the spirit of the age/times.
作爲20世紀60年代的搖滾音樂家,他們在很大程度上代表了當時的時代精神。
We acted in a spirit of cooperation.
我們遵循合作精神行事。
Feelings - general words
spirits [plural] the way a person is feeling
情緒;心境
I've been in high/low spirits (= feeling happy/sad) lately.
最近我情緒很好/不好。
Her spirits lifted/rose (= She felt happier) as she read the letter.
她看完信之後心情好了起來。
The negative reply dashed his spirits (= made him unhappy).
否定的答覆使得他情緒低落。
Moods
the spirit of a law/rule, etc. the principle which a law, rule, etc. was created to strengthen, rather than the particular things it says you must or must not do
法律/規則等的實質(或精神)
They followed neither the spirit nor the letter of the law.
他們既不遵從法律的實質精神,也不理睬它的字面意義。
Morality and rules of behaviour
enter/get into the spirit to show enthusiasm and enjoyment
全身心投入;積極熱情地參與
They went to the tennis club a few times but never really got into the spirit of it.
他們去了幾次網球俱樂部,但從未真正投身其中。
Celebrating and entertaining
that's the spirit used to approve or encourage someone's positive attitude (= way of thinking) or action
(用於表示贊同或鼓勵)這就對了,就應該這樣
"Come on, we can win this game." "That's the spirit."
「加把勁,我們能贏這場比賽。」「這就對了。」
Encouraging and urging onInspiration and inspiring
(Definition of spirit noun (WAY OF FEELING) from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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