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Chengyu
向隅而泣
Pinyin
xiàng yú ér qì
English
bewail one's fate and weep in a corner
Explanation
Meaning
向:对着;隅:墙角;泣:小声地哭。一个人面对墙脚哭泣。形容没有人理睬,非常孤立,只能绝望地哭泣。
Context
汉·刘向《说苑·贵德》:“今有满堂饭酒者,有一人独索然向隅而泣,则一堂之人皆不乐矣。”
Synonyms
唉声叹气、穷途末路
Antonyms
春风得意、得意忘形
Grammar
偏正式;作谓语、定语;指绝望地哭
 
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