- incubus (n.)
- c. 1200, from Late Latin (Augustine), from Latin incubo "nightmare, one who lies down on (the sleeper)," from incubare "to lie upon" (see incubate). Plural is incubi. In the Middle Ages their existence was recognized by law.
- 1. Joyce regarded his US citizenship as a moral and political incubus.
- 2. He was at the problem confronting him, weighted down the incubus of his working - class station.
- 眼前面临的问题叫他恐怖了.他那 工人阶级 的处境像梦宽一样压着他.
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