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ラッセル英単語・熟語


★ stature (n) [(精神的)成長(度);(到達した)才能;身長]
To give due place to passionate love should be therefore a matter which concerns the sociologist, since, if they miss this experience, men and women cannot attain their full stature, and cannot feel towards the rest of the world that kind of generous warmth without which their social activities are pretty sure to be harmful.
[情熱的な恋愛に正当な位置をあたえることは,社会学者にかかわる問題であるはずである。なぜなら,男性も女性も,もしもこの経験の機会を逃すとすれば,完全な精神的成長をとげることはできず,世界のほかの人びとに対して,寛容で温かい気持ちをいだくこともできないからである。
 出典:ラッセル『結婚論』第9章「人生における恋愛の地位」]

His small stature was exaggerated by a body bent due to old age.
[彼の低い身長は,老いで曲がった体によってきわだっていた。
 出典:宮川幸久(編著)『英単語ターゲット1900』p.433]

a politician of (considerable) stature, who is widely respected by people of all parties.
[ 出典:Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English, new ed.]

The orchestra has grown in stature.
[ 出典:Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary , 8th ed.]

It's more than his physical stature that makes him remarkable. / Mother was of very small stature, bare five feet tall.
[ 出典:Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary , 8th ed.]