effete

ex-fet(fetus胎兒)-e

adj.衰弱的;無能力的 [Depleted of vitality, force, or effectiveness]

 ex. the effete period of the baroque style.

 

字面上的意思為 ex- "out" + fetus "childbearing, offspring"

fetus可想稱生機,所以out of fetus表示沒有生機

 

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affect         v.影響       [A affect B; ie. A have a effect on B.]

effect         n.效果、影響 (The drug has an immediate effect on the pain.)

effective    adj.有效的     [Having an intended or expected effect]

                    (Window screens are effective in keeping out mosquitoes.)

effectiveness  n.有效      (having effectiveness to ease pain.)

 

 

effic-ient    a.效率高的 [in the best manner with the least waste of time and effort]

effic-iency  n.效率      (Machines increase our work efficiency many times.)

 

effic-acy       n.效力[power or capacity to produce a desired effect]

                       ex.這種藥藥到病除,efficacy is great.
                          這種"達成效果的能力"就是efficacy.

efficacious    adj.能有效力的[capable of having the desired result or effect]

                               ex.efficacious medicine to ease pain.
                                     足夠讓疼痛減小的藥

effort          n.努力 [The use of physical or mental energy to do something]

 

 

 

an effective method     一個能有效果(能產生影響)的方法   [have an effect]

an efficient method      一個高效率的方法                [have an effect quickly]

an efficacious method  一個足以達成效果的方法       [強調 capable to have an effect]

 

 

make an effort on 努力去做

have an effect on 對...有影響 = affect on

 

補充:

-ent = -ant : 可做形容詞尾或名詞尾

-ence = ance: 做名詞尾

-ency = -ence-y 不過意思上也等於 -ence

-ancy = -ance-y 不過意思上也等於 -ance

 

 

-acy: a suffix of nouns of quality, state, office, etc.

-acious: 為-acy, 或 -acity的形容詞型

 

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efficacy

ex-fic(do)-acy

n.效力[power or capacity to produce a desired effect]

 

ex.這種藥藥到病除,efficacy is great.
     這種"達成效果的能力"就是efficacy.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

efficacious

ex-fic(do)-acious

adj.能有效力的[capable of having the desired result or effect]                                

  ex.efficacious medicine to ease pain.
     足夠讓疼痛減小的藥

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

effluvia

ex-flu-via

n.看不見的散發物(ex.gas) [A usually invisible emanation or exhalation, as of vapor or gas.]

n.廢料 [A byproduct or residue; waste.]

 

effluvia 廢料 <> desired products  想得到的產品

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

effrontery

ex-front(前)-ery

n.厚顏無恥;放肆 [boldness, rudeness, or presumptuousness.]

  ex. 在別人考試的時候大聲喧譁

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

effulgent

ex-fulg(to shine,少見)-ent

adj.光輝燦爛的 [ Shining brilliantly]

 

refulgent

re-fulg-ent

adj.光輝燦爛的 [ Shining brilliantly]

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

egalitarian

egal(equal)-it-arian

n.平等主義者 [people support the idea that all people are equal and should have the same rights and opportunities.]

adj.平等主義的

  諸如:中華民國憲法第七條:中華民國人民無分男女、宗教、種族、階級、黨派在法律上一律平等。

  ps. 是equal-it-arian的變化體,用法文的egal來代替equal

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

egocentric

ego(Gk. I)-centr(=center)-ic

n.自我中心主義者 [people who think only of themselves and their own wants, and does not consider other people. ]

adj.自我中心的;利己主義的

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

egotist

ego(Gk. I)-t-ist

n.自大者  [A conceited, boastful person.]

n.自我中心的人 [A selfish, self-centered person.]

   ps. egoism  n.自我主義   <> altruism  n.利他主義

   ps. egoism vs. egotism 見下方的留言補充唷

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

egregious

ex-greg(group)-ious

adj.極壞的 [extraordinary in some bad way; flagrant]

  ex. an egregious mistake; an egregious liar.

 

 

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aggregate

ag(to)-greg(group)-ate

v.使聚集

v.【口】總計達

  ex. The audiences aggregated a million people.
  觀眾總數達一百萬人。


adj.聚集的;合計的

  ex. The aggregate number of unemployed is fifty thousand this year.
  今年失業人數總共達五萬人。

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

egress

ex-gress

n.外出   [The act of coming or going out]

n.外出權 [The right to leave or go out]

 

 ex.如果一個人被限制出境,它就沒有egress

 

  egress <> entrance [enter-ance]  n.入口,進入

 

 

ps.

ingress n.進入 n.准許進入

digress v.脫離主題

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
 

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