望風而靡

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Chinese[edit]

 
hope; expect; to visit; to gaze (into the distance); look towards; towards
 
wind; news; style; custom; manner
 
and; as well as; but (not); yet (not); (shows causal relation); (shows change of state); (shows contrast)
 
extravagant; go with fashion; not; wasted
trad. (望風而靡)
simp. (望风而靡)

Pronunciation[edit]

Idiom[edit]

望風而靡

  1. scattered by the winds
  2. to be soundly defeated by the enemy; to be routed by the enemy