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  表達內心感受—「成就感」、「挫敗感」英文怎麼說?
 


內心感受

要表達情緒感受時,可以用 a sense of… a feeling of… 這樣的表達法。例如:

◎ 快樂與悲傷
● a sense / feeling of well-being 幸福感
● a sense / feeling of satisfaction 滿足感
● a sense / feeling of relief 解脫感

Being with my family gives me a great sense of well-being. That’s why I often go back to my hometown.(跟家人在一起帶給我非常幸福的感受。這就是為什麼我經常返鄉。)

● a sense / feeling of loneliness 寂寞感
● a sense / feeling of emptiness 空虛感

You might feel a sense of loneliness when you move to a new city. But as time goes by, everything will turn out fine.(你搬到新城市時可能會感到十分寂寞。但隨著時間過去,一切都會好轉的。)

◎ 成功與挫敗
● a sense / feeling of achievement 成就感
● a sense / feeling of pride 自豪感
● a sense / feeling of superiority 優越感

If you find this job boring, why not apply for a job that gives you a sense of achievement?(如果你覺得這份工作很無聊,為什麼不去申請一份能帶給你成就感的工作呢?)

● a sense / feeling of defeat 挫敗感
● a sense / feeling of frustration 沮喪感
● a sense / feeling of disappointment 失望感
● a sense / feeling of inferiority 自卑感

Tony experienced a deep sense of defeat when he failed the exam. He shut himself in his room, not letting anyone in.(Tony 考試不及格後感到十分挫敗。他把自己關在房間,不讓任何人進去。)

◎ 擔心與歉咎
● a sense / feeling of panic 恐慌感
● a sense / feeling of doom 末日感
● a sense / feeling of shame 羞愧感
● a sense / feeling of guilt, guilty feelings 內疚感

Mary couldn’t shake the intense feeling of guilt after she lied to her parents, so she told them the truth the next day.(Mary 騙了父母之後擺脫不了強烈的內疚感,所以隔天就跟他們說實話了。)

◎ 認同與價值
● a sense / feeling of belonging 歸屬感
● a sense / feeling of identity 認同感
● a sense / feeling of self-worth 自我價值感

As a second-generation immigrant, he spent most of his life seeking a sense of belonging and identity.(作為第二代移民,他花了大半輩子尋找歸屬感和認同感。)

天賦能力

如果要表達「幽默感」等天賦能力,則可以用 a sense of… 這個表達法。例如:
● a sense of humor 幽默感
● a sense of balance 平衡感
● a sense of direction 方向感
● a sense of rhythm 節奏感

The speaker brought the house down with his quick wit and sense of humor.(這位講者用他的機智和幽默感博得了滿堂彩。)

這些表達內心感受及天賦能力的詞彙都學起來了嗎?下次有感而發時,不妨試試用英文表達喔!

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原文標題:表達內心感受——『成就感』、『挫敗感』英文怎麼說?

(本英語教材由 HOPE English 希平方學英文 贊助提供)