2017年5月13日 星期六

anxiety, tizzy, suspense, Anti-Anxiety, midlife suicide, suicidal, "poetic anxiety"



A Suicide Therapist’s Secret Past
By STACEY FREEDENTHAL
Visitors to my suicide prevention website have said I can’t possibly understand their experience. They assume I have never been suicidal myself.

iPhone 7 Review: The Anti-Anxiety iPhone A8

Get over the missing headphone jack: The iPhone 7 and 7 Plus are worth the upgrade for longer battery life, better low-light photos and water-resistance.


English was a third language for Joseph Conrad, after Polish and French. Samuel Beckett chose French over the "poetic anxiety" that English represented. In 2012, Jhumpa Lahiri abandoned English for Italian



WASHINGTON — The capital flew into a bit of a tizzy when, on his first full day in the White House, President Obama was photographed in the Oval Office without his suit jacket. There was, however, a logical explanation: Mr. Obama, who hates the cold, had cranked up the thermostat.






anxiety 

Pronunciation: /aŋˈzʌɪəti/ NOUN (plural anxieties)

[MASS NOUN]
1A feeling of worrynervousness, or unease about something with an uncertain outcome:he felt a surge of anxiety[COUNT NOUN]: anxieties about the moral decline of today’s youth
1.1Psychiatry nervous disorder marked by excessive uneasiness and apprehension, typically with compulsive behaviour or panic attacks:[AS MODIFIER]: she suffered from anxiety attacks
2[WITH INFINITIVE] Strong desire or concern to do something or for something to happen:the housekeeper’s eager anxiety to please



Origin

Early 16th century: from French anxiété or Latin anxietas, from anxius (see anxious).


mid-life crisis
noun [C] plural mid-life crises
feelings of unhappiness, anxiety and disappointment that some people experience at about 40 years old and that can sometimes lead them to make important changes in their life
See also menopausemale menopause.Midlife Suicide Rises, Puzzling Researchers 
By PATRICIA COHEN
The suicide rate among 45-to-54-year-olds increased nearly 20 percent from 1999 to 2004.
suicide (DEATH)
noun [C or U]
the act of killing yourself intentionally, or a person who has done this:
to attempt/commit suicide
The suicide rate among men between the ages of 16 and 25 has risen alarmingly.
Many suicides occur in prisons.
Compare manslaughtermurder.

suicidal 
adjective
1 People who are suicidal want to kill themselves or are in a mental state in which it is likely that they will try to do so:
Pete was so depressed after his girlfriend left him that I actually thought he was suicidal.

2 describes behaviour that is likely to result in death:
He took some suicidal risks.

suicidally
adverb

commit suicide
If a person commits suicide, they kill themselves.




tizzy noun [S] (UK ALSO tizzINFORMAL
a temporary state of anxiety and confusion:
She got herself in a real tizzy because she couldn't find her car keys and she thought they'd been stolen.




suspense 
noun [U]
the feeling of excitement or anxiety which you have when you are waiting for something to happen and are uncertain about what it is going to be:
She kept him in suspense for several days before she said that she would marry him.
The suspense is killing me (= I am extremely eager to know what is going to happen).
There is a gradual build-up of suspense throughout the film, until it comes to an unexpected ending.

懸念
請教 大陸 使用頗多"懸念"的正式定義 它與日本的有些類似 又不太一樣 抓不準
RL"教部說:掛念。如:「一切如常,請勿懸念。」"
YL"應該是「讓你帶點恐懼、擔心、好奇地懸著一顆心」之謂"
CH"英漢大詞典續篇一例:suspenser電影"

suspenser
Pronunciation:
\sə-ˈspen(t)-sər\
Function:
noun
Date:
circa 1960
: a suspenseful film
けねん 懸念
(an) apprehension; fear(s).
~する be apprehensive; fear; worry. ⇒心配.
~を表明する express concern ((over)).
懸念材料 a cause of concern.
懸念事項 a matter of concern.


suspense
Main Entry:
sus·pense Listen to the pronunciation of suspense
Pronunciation:
\sə-ˈspen(t)s\
Function:
noun
Etymology:
Middle English, from Anglo-French, from suspendre
Date:
15th century
1: the state of being suspended : suspension2 a: mental uncertainty : anxiety b: pleasant excitement as to a decision or outcome suspense>3: the state or character of being undecided or doubtful : indecisiveness

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