hyper-PPT

汉:来源于希腊语,意为“above,across,excessive”,与来源于拉丁语的前缀super意思相近。

英:word-forming element meaning "over, above, beyond, exceedingly, to excess," from Gk. hyper (prep. and adv.) "over, beyond, overmuch, above measure," from PIE super- "over" (see super-).

1.hyperbole

n.exaggerated statement made for effect and not intended to be taken literally 夸张,夸张的技巧 *hyper(=excessive),bol(=throw)

例句:Advertisements are full of hyperbole,often referred to as "hype".广告中充满了“夸张”,也就是我们常说的“大做广告”。

2.hypercritical

adj.too demanding;finding too much to criticize 吹毛求疵的 *hyper(=excessive),cri(=judge)

例句:Our last boss was a hypercritical bastard.我们的前任老板是一个喜欢吹毛求疵的家伙。

3.hypersensitive

adj.excessively sensitive or touchy;too easily insulted,angered,disappointed,etc.敏感的,非常敏感的 *hyper(=excessive),sens(=feel)

例句:Your teeth may be hypersensitive to cold temperatures for a few days after the surgery.手术后的几天内,你的牙齿可能会对较低的温度非常敏感。

4.hypertension

n.adnormally high blood pressure <–>hypotension高血压 *hyper(=over,above),tens (=stretch)

例句:She suffered from hypertension and was advised to quit her job for a while.她患了高血压,因此建议休息一段时间。