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枯木死灰
Pinyin
kū mù sǐ huī
Explanation
Meaning
死灰:燃烧后余下的冷灰。身如枯木,心如死灰。比喻极其消极悲观。
Context
《庄子·齐物论》:“形固可使如杭木,而心固可使如死灰乎?”
Example
若说他既看得入眼,这心就同~,丝毫不动,这心地也就太冷了,更不是情理。 ◎清·文康《儿女英雄传》第九回
Grammar
联合式;作宾语、定语;比喻极其消极悲观
 
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