undercurrent

英 ['ʌndəkʌr(ə)nt] 美 ['ʌndɚ'kɝənt]
  • n. 暗流;潜流
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undercurrent 地下暗流

under-, 在下面,current, 水流。

undercurrent (n.)
1660s, "stream of water or air flowing beneath the surface or beneath another current," a hybrid formed from under + current (n.). The figurative sense of "suppressed or underlying character" is attested from 1817.
1. I detect an undercurrent of resentment towards the new proposals.
我察觉到对新提案有一股潜在的不满情绪。

来自《权威词典》

2. Colin tried to swim after him but the strong undercurrent swept them apart.
科林想跟在他后面游,但强大的暗流把他们分开了。

来自柯林斯例句

3. There was no subtle undercurrent to the question.
他的话里并没有什么隐晦的暗示.

来自英汉文学 - 嘉莉妹妹

4. His writing lacks this undercurrent of protest and satire.
他的创作缺乏抗议和讽刺的潜在力量.

来自辞典例句

5. There was an undercurrent of antipathy between them.
他们两人之间潜伏着一股反感的暗流.

来自辞典例句

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