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【英语词汇】doubtful、dubious、skeptical、suspicious  

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【英语词汇】  doubtful、dubious、skeptical、suspicious

                           doubt、 skepticism、suspicion

                                                                                   佳中

 
这组词都有 “怀疑的”、“可疑的”的意思。

 

doubtful    普通用词,指不确定某事或不确定其是否会发生或成功,侧重指有疑虑,

有把握,拿不准,打不定主意。其后常接介词ofabout名词为doubt

 

1Under these uncomfortable conditions, it is doubtful whether doctors can get accurate 

measurements

     在这种不舒适的条件下,医生能否得到准确的测定结果是令人怀疑的。

2It is doubtful whether I he would ever see her again.

     他会不会再见到她还说不准。

3As soon as he finished, his supporters applauded vigorously, but most of the masses 

     were  taken aback and   exchanged doubtful glances

         他的话完了,他的几个支持者拼命地鼓掌,而更多的人却噤若寒蝉,面面相觑。

4I was still very doubtful about their chances for success.

     我对他们能否成功仍然深表怀疑。

5Because of a long drought, the farmers are doubtful about the prospect of this year's

     crops.

     由于长时间的干旱,农民们对于今年是否会有好收成前景吃不准。

6Everyone was doubtful of its truth at first, but his statement in detail held up. 

     起初大家都这件事的真实性起疑,但他的详细叙述证明情况属实。

 

7He says he can cure me with acupuncture, but I still have my doubts.

     他说他能用针刺疗法治好我的病,但我仍不信。

8The latest scientific discoveries cast doubt on earlier theories.

科学上的最新发现使我们对以前的学说产生怀疑。

 

skeptical   正式用词,也可说 sceptical 。用法同doubtful,多见用于正式文体。名词

是 skepticism

 

1We are skeptical / doubtful about her prospects of success.

     我们对她成功的可能表示怀疑。

2Some people think the economy will improve soon,but many experts remain skeptical 

     about this.

     有人认为经济很快就会好转,但许多专家对此表示怀疑

3Consumer-protection groups are broadly skeptical of Google's plans as well. 

     消费者保护团体普遍对谷歌的计划感到怀疑。

4But some analysts were skeptical that the company would succeed in overturning 

     Medicare's decision.

      但分析家对公司该最终能否成功改变医疗保险的决定表示怀疑。

5He gave me a skeptical look, as though I were trying to give him the hard sell.

他用怀疑的眼光看着我,好像我是在有意哄他似的。


6The achievements made in the field have erased the public’s skepticism about the 

     policy.

     在这一领域所取得的成就消除了公众这一政策的怀疑。

7But there is widespread skepticism over the government's handling of the problem

             但是,对政府在这一问题上的处理有广泛的怀疑。


 

dubious   指对某事物怀疑,侧重指不能完全肯定、相信、觉得没有把握、靠不住,

后也接介词 of 或 about。用法基本同 doubtful, 但没有语气没有 dountfu 强。

 

1For all our explanations, he is still dubious of the possibility of his success in the 

     program.

     不管我们怎么解释,他仍怀疑这项计划成功的可能性。

2Though environmentalists spoke of an impending disaster, most of the local residents 

remained dubious.

     尽管环境保护者说一场灾难即将来临,但大多数当地居民仍抱怀疑态度

3My parents were dubious about it at first but we soon convinced them.

     我父母起初对此心存疑虑,但是我们很快就让他们信服了。

4A lot of old hands are also dubious about the decision. 

     许多资深人士对这一决定也深表质疑。

5Those figures alone are a dubious basis for such a conclusion. 

      仅凭那些数据就得出这种结论并不可靠。

6My position on this problem is that we can not risk our capital on a dubious business.

 我对这问题的态度是,我们不能冒险把资金抽在一项无把握的业务上。

 

suspicious  可疑的”,“怀疑的”,指对某人或某事起疑心或有疑虑而产生怀疑,

接介词 of 或 about。 名词是suspicion “怀疑”,“猜忌”,用法同其形容词,表示

疑心与猜忌。


1I’m always suspicious of anyone who wants to sell me something on the cheap.

     凡有人向我兜售便宜货,我总是怀疑。

2The police are suspicious of the man because he was found at the vicinity of the 

     murder.

     警察怀疑该男子,因为有人被发现他在谋杀现场附近。

3I'm a bit suspicious about the package that's been left in the corridor.

     对一直放在走廊的包裹我觉得有点可疑。

4Look out for burglars on the prowl. If you see anything suspicious, call the police 

     immediately.

         小心巡视,提防盜贼。如有任何可疑情况, 马上打电话报警。

5Our suspicious old landlady was always afraid someone would cross her up.

     我们那位多疑的房东太太总是唯恐有人会欺骗她。

 

6The strange behavior of the man raised suspicion in my mind.

     这个男子的奇怪举动引起了我的怀疑。

7Suspicion can never be a suitable basis for rational inferences in a criminal trial.

     在刑事审判,怀疑永远不可能成为合理的推论的依据。

8The mutual suspicion remain a big obstacle to the progress of the negotiation.

     彼此双方相互猜忌仍然是谈判取得进展的一大障碍。



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