Translation of "stark" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary

stark

adjective uk /stɑːk/ us /stɑːrk/

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

赤裸的;簡單的;明顯的;(尤指)毫無修飾的,粗陋的;嚴重的;極端的
It was a stark room with a bed and chair as the only furniture. 這個房間很簡陋,家徒四壁,僅有的傢俱就是一張床和一把椅子。
The stark reality is that we are operating at a huge loss. 嚴酷的事實是我們的經營虧損非常嚴重。
In the suburbs the spacious houses stand in stark (= extreme) contrast to the slums of the city's poor. 郊區寬敞的大房子和城裡的貧民窟形成了鮮明的對比。
→ Synonym severe
starkness noun [ U ] uk /ˈstɑːk.nəs/ us /ˈstɑːrk.nəs/
adverb uk /stɑːk/ us /stɑːrk/

completely or extremely

完全地;極端地
The children were splashing in the river, stark naked. 孩子們一絲不掛地在河裡玩水。
If I didn't exercise, I think I'd go raving mad (UK also stark staring mad) from sitting at a desk all day. 他想把整個假期都用來看火車,我認爲他簡直是瘋了!

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