Translation of "insidious" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary


adjective uk /ɪnˈsɪd.i.əs/ us /ɪnˈsɪd.i.əs/

(of something unpleasant or dangerous) gradually and secretly causing harm

High blood pressure is an insidious condition which has few symptoms. 高血壓是一種鮮少症狀的潛伏性疾病。
insidiously adverb uk /ɪnˈsɪd.i.ə us /ɪnˈsɪd.i.ə

The disease begins insidiously and progresses relentlessly.
insidiousness noun [ U ] uk /ɪnˈsɪd.i.əs.nəs/ us /ɪnˈsɪd.i.əs.nəs/

We must recognise the insidiousness of these racial stereotypes.

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