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pent-up

剑雅词频:1次
pent-up
被压抑的

[ˌpent ˈʌp]


【释义】

基本释义 adj. 被压抑的

adj. 被压抑的; 被抑制的

【语块】

pent-up demand

【剑雅例句】

1. One's first inclination might be to argue that there must be some sort of built-in animal aggression instinct that was activated by the experiment, and that Milgram's teacher-subjects were just following a genetic need to discharge this pent-up primal urge onto the pupil by administering the electrical shock.(剑雅5-TEST1)

你可能最先想到的就是争论说,一定是某种与生俱来的动物性的进攻意识被实验激发了出来;你还会说,Milgram 的实验对象只是出于基因的需要,将内心隐藏已久的原始的暴力欲望通过电击的形式施加到了学生身上。

adj. 被禁锢的;被困住的