dim

英 [dɪm] 美 [dɪm]
  • adj. 暗淡的,昏暗的;模糊的,看不清的;悲观的,怀疑的
  • vt. 使暗淡,使失去光泽;使变模糊
  • vi. 变模糊,变暗淡
  • n. 笨蛋,傻子
  • n. (Dim)人名;(俄)季姆;(柬)丁
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1. 谐音“地墓” --- 地下坟墓,地下墓穴 --- 地下的坟墓 --- 地下的坟墓没有什么光线,当然是昏暗的、阴暗的。
2. 抵暮,底暮 ---- 抵达暮色,进入暮色;底下、地下一片暮色。
dim 昏暗的

来自PIE*dhem, 烟,雾,模糊,词源同dumb. dull.

dim (adj.)
Old English dimm "dark, gloomy, obscure," from Proto-Germanic *dimbaz (cognates: Old Norse dimmr, Old Frisian dim, Old High German timber "dark, black, somber"). Not known outside Germanic. Slang sense of "stupid" is from 1892. Related: Dimly; dimness.
dim (v.)
c. 1200, perhaps in Old English, from dim (adj.). Related: Dimmed; dimming.
1. A few are dim-witted drones, but most are talented, frustrated, wasted people.
有几个是愚笨的寄生虫,但是大多数是有才能却不得志而自暴自弃的人。

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2. Alistair saw the dim figure of Rose in the chair.
阿利斯泰尔看见了坐在椅子里的罗丝的模糊身影。

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3. His punishing schedule seemed to dim his fire at times.
繁忙的日程似乎有时让他精力不济。

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4. Pete's torch picked out the dim figures of Bob and Chang.
皮特的火把映出了鲍勃和张的模糊身影。

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5. They took a dim view of local trade unionists.
他们对当地的工会会员们评价很低。

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