Chinese English Dictionary

不愤不启    Add to My Vocabulary

PinYin bù fèn bù qǐ    Simplified 不愤不启    Traditional 不憤不啟
  1. the heart desperately wants to understand how to do sth but cannot (idiom)

Chinese meanings
  1. bù fèn bù qǐ
    【释义】愤:心里想弄明白而还不明白。启:启发。指不到学生们想弄明白而还没有弄明白时,不去启发他。这是孔子的教学方法。
    【出处】《论语·述而》:“不愤不启,不悱不发。”

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