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misgiving

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词源[编辑]

源自misgive[1],源自mis- +‎ give,源自中古英語 give (暗示,给予)。对比givenwhat gives

名词[编辑]

misgiving (複數 misgivings)

  1. 不安忧虑忧愁
    • 1846-1848, Charles Dickens, Dombey and Son:
      He could think of her being there, without a lurking misgiving that it would have been better if she had not come.
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    • 1900, Theodore Dreiser, Sister Carrie:
      In the night, or the gloomy chambers of the day, fears and misgivings wax strong, but out in the sunlight there is, for a time, cessation even of the terror of death.
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    • 1960 March, J. P. Wilson & E. N. C. Haywood, “The route through the Peak - Derby to Manchester: Part One”, 出自 Trains Illustrated,頁號 149:
      Having got its Act, the M.B.M. & M.J.R. apparently had misgivings about the route, in view of the very heavy engineering works that would be necessary, and on November 9, 1846, the company gave notice of a further bill for a deviated line, which was passed into law on July 22, 1847.
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参考资料[编辑]

  1. Douglas Harper (2001–2024), “misgiving”, 在线词源词典》(Online Etymology Dictionary

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