友课MBA加油站英语晨读2018-08-07

友课 2018-08-07 08:34:15

1.*passion ['pæʃ(ə)n]
n. 激情,热情
Anton has a consuming passion for science fiction.
安东对科幻小说很痴迷。
passionate adj. 热情的,充满热情的

2.zeal [ziːl]
n. 热情,热心
a zeal for money-making  赚钱的热情
He approached the job with missionary zeal.
他以极大的热忱对待这份工作。

3.*enthusiasm [ɪn'θju:zɪæzəm]
n. 热情,热忱
After the accident he lost his enthusiasm for the sport.
经历这场事故后,他对这项体育运动失去了热情。
enthusiastic adj. 热情的

4.compassion [kəm'pæʃ(ə)n]
n. 同情,怜悯
I was hoping she might show a little compassion.
我当时想她或许会表现出一点点同情心。
compassionate  adj. 慈悲的;富于同情心的

5.passive ['pæsɪv]
adj. 被动的,消极的
Traditionally in many professions women have been confined to more passive roles.
传统上女性在许多行业都被限制于扮演一个被动的角色。

6.pathetic [pəˈθetɪk]
adj. 招人怜悯的,可怜的
After the accident he became a pathetic figure, a shadow of his former self.
事故后他成了一个可怜人,与之前判若两人。

7.miserable ['mɪz(ə)rəb(ə)l]
adj. 痛苦的,可怜的
She’s miserable living on her own.
她独自生活,非常可怜。
misery n. 痛苦,悲惨,不幸
Misery keeps company. 祸不单行

8.*sympathetic [sɪmpə'θetɪk]
adj. 同情的,惺惺相惜的
It’s key that you find a caring, sympathetic healthcare professional you trust.
关键是要找到一个你信任的能关爱和理解病人的医疗专家。
sympathy n. 同情,理解;支持,赞同

9.compatible [kəm'pætɪb(ə)l]
adj. 兼容的;可共存的
It was when we started living together that we found we just weren’t compatible.
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