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虚无缥缈
Simplified 虚无缥缈
Traditional 虛無縹緲
Pin Yin
xu1 wu2 piao3 miao3
English
  • unreal
  • illusory
  • imaginary
  • vague and with nothing in it
Examples:
1. 有时好像很普通,有时又虚无缥缈,甚至像个幽灵。
At times he seems rather ordinary. At other times ethereal, perhaps even spectral.
2. 就算那虚无缥缈的兄弟会真存在,找个道儿加入进去也是难上难。
Even if the fabulous Brotherhood was a reality, there still remained the difficulty of finding one's way into it.
3. 他主要的本事似乎是超然不群;生活在虚无缥缈中,没有听众。
His chief equipment seems to be disinterestedness. He moves in a void, without audience.
4. 这桩事是虚无缥缈、不可捉摸的,只有通过什么不可思议,难以名状的第六感觉才会领会。
It was vague, intangible, appealing only to some strange, nameless sixth sense.
5. 那种安份守己的平静生活,千篇一律的日常事物,虚无缥缈的沉思冥想,使她们成了隐修院外的修女。
Leading a life of calm duty, constant routine, mystic reverie, --made them a sort of nuns.
6. 现在我的心常为许多长期沉睡的回忆所感动,是关于我年轻美丽的母亲的。 (我现在是多么衰老呀!) 我想起许多往事,那时我们称作世道人心的东西对我还显得虚无缥缈,我的缺点也还没有固定。”
My heart is touched now, by many remembrances that had long fallen asleep, of my pretty young mother (and I so old!), and by many associations of the days when what we call the World was not so real with me, and my faults were not confirmed in me."
7. 虚无缥缈的东西,露西。”
No substance in it, Lucie.'
8. 困恼着这孩子的感情乃是一种虚无缥缈的恐怖。
The feeling which beset the child was one of dim uncertain horror.
9. 你跟我说什么,早晚有一天,我也会死去,于是在什么地方,在一个虚无缥缈的,你所谓的“天堂”里,我会再见到她,可这对我又有什么用呢?
What is it to me when you tell me that sometime after I shall die, too, somewhere, in a vague place you can Heaven, I shall see her again?