黯然神伤 (an ran shen shang): translation, meaning, pronunciation, examples

黯然神伤 (also used as 黯然伤神; Chinese PinYin: [àn rán shén shāng]; traditional Chinese: 黯然神傷) may mean: (1) to be lost in sadness; (2) feel dejected; (3) feel depressed. It is a frequently used vocabulary in formal Mandarin Chinese. Some common phrases and expressions are: 令人黯然神伤 / 使人黯然神伤 (made sb feel dejected), 不得不黯然神伤 (have no choice but to feel depressed).

Literally: 黯然 (dim; faint) + 神 (mind) + 伤 (hurt)

1. How to pronounce 黯然神伤?

Chinese Pinyin: [àn rán shén shāng]

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2. Synonyms And Antonyms of 黯然神伤

Synonyms: 黯然泪下, 愁眉苦脸, 黯然销魂, 闷闷不乐, 黯然伤神

Antonyms: 兴高采烈, 悠然自得

3. What are the fixed expression, collocation and idioms that contains 黯然神伤

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Collocation: 令人黯然神伤 / 使人黯然神伤 (made sb feel dejected), 不得不黯然神伤 (have no choice but to feel depressed),

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4. How to use 黯然神伤 in a sentence?

Below are some example sentences and quotes containing 黯然神伤.

4.1 因为美貌不在,她总是黯然神伤。

Translation: She is always lost in sadness for the loss of her beauty.

4.2 我也曾黯然神伤。

Translation: I also feel dejected once before.

4.3 毫无疑问,如果我们失败了,成功也不远了,所以不要黯然神伤。

Translation: There is no doubt that success is not far from where we fail, so just don’t feel depressed.

4.4 语言对于一个在陌生地方生活的人来说的确是很大的难题, 你会因此黯然神伤,

Translation: It will make you feel depressed, so language is indeed a big difficulty for one who live in a strange place.

4.5 如果黯然神伤,也不要自责。

Translation: Don’t blame yourself if you feel depressed.

4.6 别黯然神伤!假以时日,事情一定会好转的。

Translation: Don’t feel depressed! Things will improve with time.

4.7 他总是黯然神伤的。

Translation: He always looks dejected.

4.8 我黯然神伤,因为我面试结果不理想。

Translation: I feel dejected that I had not done well on the interview.

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