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keen 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Adjective
/kēn/,
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keener, comparative; keenest, superlative;
  1. Having or showing eagerness or enthusiasm
    • - keen believers in the monetary system
    • - a keen desire to learn
  2. Interested in or attracted by (someone or something)
    • - Bob makes it obvious he's keen on her
  3. Sharp or penetrating, in particular

  4. (of a sense) Highly developed
    • - I have keen eyesight
  5. (of mental faculties) Quick to understand or function
    • - her keen intellect
  6. (of the air or wind) Extremely cold; biting

  7. (of the edge or point of a blade) Sharp

  8. (of a smell, light, or sound) Penetrating; clear

  9. Excellent
    • - I would soon fly to distant stars—how keen!
  10. (of prices) Very low; competitive

Verb
  1. Wail in grief for a dead person; sing a keen

  2. Make an eerie wailing sound
    • - the keening of the cold night wind
Noun
  1. An Irish funeral song accompanied by wailing in lamentation for the dead


  1. a funeral lament sung with loud wailing
  2. acute: having or demonstrating ability to recognize or draw fine distinctions; "an acute observer of politics and politicians"; "incisive comments"; "icy knifelike reasoning"; "as sharp and incisive as the stroke of a fang"; "penetrating insight"; "frequent penetrative observations"
  3. lament: express grief verbally; "we lamented the death of the child"
  4. exquisite: intense or sharp; "suffered exquisite pain"; "felt exquisite pleasure"
  5. bang-up: very good; "he did a bully job"; "a neat sports car"; "had a great time at the party"; "you look simply smashing"
  6. cutting: painful as if caused by a sharp instrument; "a cutting wind"; "keen winds"; "knifelike cold"; "piercing knifelike pains"; "piercing cold"; "piercing criticism"; "a stabbing pain"; "lancinating pain"
  7. having a sharp cutting edge or point; "a keen blade"
  8. (keenly) in a keen and discriminating manner; "he was keenly aware of his own shortcomings"
  9. (keenness) acuteness: a quick and penetrating intelligence; "he argued with great acuteness"; "I admired the keenness of his mind"
  10. (keenness) eagerness: a positive feeling of wanting to push ahead with something
  11. (keenness) sharpness: thinness of edge or fineness of point
  12. KeeN is a band born in Sulmona, Italy, in February 2003. KeeN are influenced by several industrial metal bands like Marilyn Manson (whose tour "Against all Gods tour" was opened by KeeN in 2005), Rammstein and The Kovenant, but the KeeN sound is a personal mix of melodies, aggressiveness, ...
  13. This is a list of characters in the game Suikoden IV. Many of these characters also appear in its successor, Suikoden Tactics.
  14. (Keenness) The degree of interest the dog shows toward stock. Keenness can change over time, increasing or decreasing.
  15. adj: Great; splendid; fine: What a keen day!
  16. A death song (crying at funerals is called "keening")
  17. An expression denoting expertise, experience, talent (e.g., He’s a keen mathematician).
  18. down or excited. If someone asked you to do something, you would say, ‘yeah I’m keen’ or ‘I’m heaps keen’
  19. Accuracy may be raised if selected during the first two turns of a battle.
  20. Andrew Lynch (1960-1971) writes: The older boys would often ask the younger boys "Are you keen?" It was best to reply in the negative! This came from Peter Green's well known 'motivational' talks at CCF parades where he would go on at great length about the importance of being keen. ...
  21. “oh, god, my dad’s gone he was the only one I ever had and I really liked him” tonite sleep doesn’t come easily from a distance i hope your rest is disturbed as well my thoughts flicker over old memories like my tongue worries over a broken tooth
  22. attractive or appealing
  23. Dillant-Hopkins Airport
  24. an Irish funeral song
  25. is based on id's Commander Keen. He has had various jobs, usually ones that have no apparent purpose. He defended Phil in episode 23, 2 Legit, against Rya's claim that he had murdered Joel. ...