简明英汉词典

imagination
[i7mAdVi5neiFEn]
n.
想象, 空想, 想象的事物, 想象力, 听觉

美国传统词典[双解]

imagination
i.mag.i.na.tion
AHD:[1-m2j”…-n3“sh…n]
D.J.[i7m#d9*6nei.*n]
K.K.[!7m#d9*6ne.*n]
n.(名词)

(1)

The formation of a mental image of something that is neither perceived as real nor present to the senses.
想象,虚构:对既无法看到,又无法确切感受到的事物在脑海中形成印象的过程

(2)

The mental image so formed.
形象:经过上述过程在脑海中形成的影像

(3)

The ability or tendency to form such images.
想象力:形成上述形象的能力或趋势

(4)

The ability to confront and deal with reality by using the creative power of the mind; resourcefulness:
机智,聪明:通过运用大脑的创造力而形成的应对和处理现实事务的能力;机智:
handled the problems with great imagination.
以高超的智慧处理这些问题

(5)

A traditional or widely held belief or opinion.
成见:传统的或广为接受的信仰或意见

(6)

Archaic
【古语】

(7)

An unrealistic idea or notion; a fancy.
空想,幻想:不现实的想法或观念;幻想

(8)

A plan or scheme.
计划,阴谋

继承用法

imaginational
adj.(形容词)

参考词汇

(1)

imaginationfancyfantasy

(2)

These nouns refer to the power of the mind to form images, especially of what is not present to the senses.
这些名词都指在头脑中形成印象的能力,尤其是对于无法通过感官觉察的事物。

(3)

Imagination is the most broadly applicable:
Imagination 一词适用最广:
The actor rehearsed the lines in his imagination.
演员在脑海中复习了一遍台词。
The glorious music haunts my imagination.
这宏大的音乐占据了我的头脑。
“In the world of words, the imagination is one of the forces of nature” (Wallace Stevens).
“在文字世界中想象力是天赋的能力之一” (华莱士·斯蒂文斯)。

(4)

Fancy especially suggests mental invention that is whimsical, capricious, or playful and that is characteristically well removed from reality:
Fancy 主要指古怪的、多变的或嬉戏的思想产物,与现实相距特别远:
“which . . . claims to be founded not on fancy . . . but on Fact” (Arthur P. Stanley).
“自称是以事实而不是以幻想为基础的” (阿瑟P·斯坦利)。
Is world peace only the fancy of idealists?
难道世界和平只是理想主义者的幻想吗?

(5)

Fantasy is applied principally to the product of imagination given free rein and especially to elaborate or extravagant fancy:
Fantasy 一词主要指陷入奇异的或夸大的幻想后的思想产物:
The sitting room was a kind of Victorian fantasy, full of cabbage roses, fringe, and tassels.
客厅极力体现着维多利亚时代的风格,饰满了蔷薇、镶边和流苏。
“The poet is in command of his fantasy, while it is exactly the mark of the neurotic that he is possessed by his fantasy” (Lionel Trilling).
“该诗是在他幻想的驱使下作出来的,但同时也表明他确实是被幻想控制住的神经怪异的人” (莱昂内尔·特里林)

现代英汉词典

imagination
[ImAdVI5neIF(E)n]
n.

(1)

想象力

(2)

思想
His imagination played round that queer idea.
他老是想着那个怪念头。

(3)

想象;虚的事物
You didn't really see it — it was just your imagination.
你没有真正看到它,这只是你的想象。

现代英汉综合大辞典

imagination
[i7mAdVi5neiFEn]
n.

(1)

想象(力), 创造力

(2)

假想; 幻想

(3)

想象出来的事物

继承用法

imaginational
adj.

习惯用语

beyond(all) imagination
(完全)出乎意料地

draw on (one's) imagination
杜撰, 编造

have a good imagination
想象力好[差]; [谑]很会[不会]说谎

have a poor imagination
想象力好[差]; [谑]很会[不会]说谎

特殊用法

creative imagination
创造性想象

passive imagination
被动想象

scientific imagination
科学幻想

参考词汇
imagination     fancy     phantasy     supposition    
都含“想象”的意思。

(1)

imagination 指“形成思维的能力, 其思想过程是较为积极的”, 如:
Poets and artists have imagination.
诗人和艺术家都有想象力。

(2)

fancy 指“构成虚幻或不可相信形象的能力, 其思想过程常为消极的”, 如:
Dragons are creatures of Chinese fancy.
龙是中国人幻想出来的动物。phantasy(=fantasy)指“幻想”、“狂想”, 如:
That boy builds phantasies and castles in the air.
那个男孩好空想。

(3)

supposition 指“推测”、“假设”, 如:
The story is based on supposition.
这故事是以假想为基础的。
fact     reality     truth    

用法词典

imagination
imagine + -ion

[七国语言]英汉公共大词典

imagination
想象

美国传统词典

imagination
i.mag.i.na.tion
AHD:[1-m2j”…-n3“sh…n]
D.J.[i7m#d/*6nei.*n]
K.K.[!7m#d/*6ne.*n]
n.

(1)

The formation of a mental image of something that is neither perceived as real nor present to the senses.

(2)

The mental image so formed.

(3)

The ability or tendency to form such images.

(4)

The ability to confront and deal with reality by using the creative power of the mind; resourcefulness:
handled the problems with great imagination.

(5)

A traditional or widely held belief or opinion.

(6)

Archaic

(7)

An unrealistic idea or notion; a fancy.

(8)

A plan or scheme.

继承用法

imaginational
adj.

参考词汇

(1)

imagination, fancy, fantasy

(2)

These nouns refer to the power of the mind to form images, especially of what is not present to the senses.

(3)

Imagination is the most broadly applicable:
The actor rehearsed the lines in his imagination.
The glorious music haunts my imagination.
“In the world of words, the imagination is one of the forces of nature” (Wallace Stevens).

(4)

Fancy especially suggests mental invention that is whimsical, capricious, or playful and that is characteristically well removed from reality:
“which . . . claims to be founded not on fancy . . . but on Fact” (Arthur P. Stanley).
Is world peace only the fancy of idealists?

(5)

Fantasy is applied principally to the product of imagination given free rein and especially to elaborate or extravagant fancy:
The sitting room was a kind of Victorian fantasy, full of cabbage roses, fringe, and tassels.
“The poet is in command of his fantasy, while it is exactly the mark of the neurotic that he is possessed by his fantasy” (Lionel Trilling).

[名词委审定]英汉心理学名词(1999)

imagination
想象

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英汉航海大词典

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英汉化学大词典

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英汉经贸大词典

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英汉心理学大词典

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英汉医学大词典

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