简明英汉词典

recreant
[5rekriEnt]
adj.
怯懦的
n.
懦夫

美国传统词典[双解]

recreant
rec.re.ant
AHD:[rμk“r?-…nt]
D.J.[6rekri8*nt]
K.K.[6rWkri*nt]
adj.(形容词)

(1)

Unfaithful or disloyal to a belief, duty, or cause.See Synonyms at faithless
叛逆的:不忠实或不忠诚于某种信仰、义务或事业参见 faithless

(2)

Craven or cowardly.
胆小的,怯懦的
n.(名词)

(1)

A faithless or disloyal person.
变节者:不忠实或不忠诚的人

(2)

A coward.
懦夫:胆小鬼

语源

(1)

Middle English
中古英语

(2)

from Old French [present participle of] recroire [to remember]
源自 古法语 [] recroire的现在分词 [记忆]

(3)

from Medieval Latin recr?e [to yield, pledge]
源自 中世纪拉丁语 recr?e [放弃,发誓]

(4)

Latin re- [re-]
拉丁语 re- [前缀re-]

(5)

Latin cr?e [to believe] * see kerd-
拉丁语 cr?e [相信] *参见 kerd-

继承用法

recreance 或

recreancy
n.(名词)

recreantly
adv.(副词)

现代英汉词典

recreant
[5rekrIEnt]
adj.
怯懦的

词性变化

recreant
n.
胆小鬼,懦夫

现代英汉综合大辞典

recreant
[5rekriEnt]
adj.
求饶的; 怯懦的; 卑劣的; 不忠的; 背叛的

词性变化

recreant
[5rekriEnt]
n.
胆小鬼, 懦夫; 背叛者, 变节者; 卖国贼

继承用法

recreantly
adv.

美国传统词典

recreant
rec.re.ant
AHD:[rμk“r?-…nt]
D.J.[6rekri8*nt]
K.K.[6rWkri*nt]
adj.

(1)

Unfaithful or disloyal to a belief, duty, or cause.See Synonyms at faithless

(2)

Craven or cowardly.
n.

(1)

A faithless or disloyal person.

(2)

A coward.

语源

(1)

Middle English

(2)

from Old French [present participle of] recroire [to remember]

(3)

from Medieval Latin recr?e [to yield, pledge]

(4)

Latin re- [re-]

(5)

Latin cr?e [to believe] * see kerd-

继承用法

recreance or

recreancy
n.

recreantly
adv.

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