epigone

英 ['epɪgəʊn]
  • n. 追随者;天赋不如先辈的子孙;蹩脚的模仿者(等于epigon)
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epigone (n.)
also epigon, "undistinguished scion of mighty ancestors," (sometimes in Latin plural form epigoni), 1865, from Greek epigonoi, in classical use with reference to the sons of the Seven who warred against Thebes; plural of epigonos "offspring, successor, posterity," noun use of adjective meaning "born afterward," from epi "close upon" (in time), see epi-, + -gonos "birth, offspring," from root of gignesthai "to be born" related to genos "race, birth, descent" (see genus).
1. I reminded of another a words: In the world again big simpletons all have an epigone!
我想起了另外一句话: 世界上再大的傻瓜都有一个追随者!

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