Mammon

['mæmən]
  • n. 钱财(作为偶像或罪恶根源看的,常为贬义);财神;贪欲(等于mammon)
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Mammon 财神

来自希腊语mammonas,来自亚拉姆语mamon,财富,收益,钱财。首字母大写用于指财神,在中世纪时被认为是魔鬼的化身。

Mammon (n.)
"personification of wealth," mid-14c., from Late Latin mammona, from Greek mamonas, from Aramaic mamona, mamon "riches, gain;" left untranslated in Greek New Testament (e.g. Matt. vi:24, Luke xvi:9-13) retained in the Vulgate, and regarded mistakenly by medieval Christians as the name of a demon.
1. It taught only materialism, the gospel of mammon.
它只是宣扬金钱至上的物欲主义。

来自柯林斯例句

2. It is not every day that one meets a business-person who is not obsessed with Mammon.
不贪财的生意人可遇不可求。

来自柯林斯例句

3. It was possible to serve God and Mammon at the same time.
敬上帝与拜财神可以并行不悖.

来自辞典例句

4. I should do well to conciliate this ancient Mammon of Unrighteousness.
我得尽量谦卑一些,好博得这位老谋深算的恶神的好感.

来自辞典例句

5. He believes that our society teaches young people to worship Mammon.
他相信我们的社会教年轻人崇拜财神.

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