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"You've got a lot of mental energy that might not appreciate being cooped up while you go through the motions of diplomacy."

I have a hard time understanding the sentence, particularly the meaning of "appreciate" here. Does it mean "value" or "increase"? Can someone explain the whole sentence or translate it into plain English? (I'm not sure whether I use the "plain English" correct here. Emotion: embarrassed)
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Anonymous"You've got a lot of mental energy that might not appreciate being cooped up while you go through the motions of diplomacy."

I have a hard time understanding the sentence, particularly the meaning of "appreciate" here. Does it mean "value" or "increase"? Can someone explain the whole sentence or translate it into plain English? (I'm not sure whether I use the "plain English" correct here. Emotion: embarrassed)

See two definitions of 'appreciate' from Cambridge below. The first meaning 'value' applies above. Although the second meaning is used more often in everyday conversation.

appreciate (VALUE) Show phonetics
verb
1 to recognize or understand that something is valuable, important or as described:
There's no point buying him expensive wines - he doesn't appreciate them.
We appreciate the need for immediate action.
[+ that] I appreciate that it's a difficult decision for you to make.
[+ question word] I don't think you appreciate how much time I spent preparing this meal.

2 I/We appreciate... used when you are thanking someone or showing that you are grateful:
We really appreciate all the help you gave us last weekend.
[+ ing form of verb] I appreciate your making the effort to come.
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"You've got a lot of mental energy that might not appreciate being cooped up while you go through the motions of diplomacy."

I have a hard time understanding the sentence, particularly the meaning of "appreciate" here. Does it mean "value" or "increase"? Can someone explain the whole sentence or translate it into plain English? (I'm not sure whether I use the "plain English" correct here.

I'll try.

"You have so much mental energy that you might find it difficult to be patient, slow down, and go through the necessary procedures in order to behave diplomatically."

or "The part of you that is full of mental energy may not like to be patient and diplomatic."

The writer of the sentence is treating "mental energy" as something capable of appreciating or not appreciating, liking or not liking, situations and prescribed behaviors.

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Thanks Nef and Danyoo, now I'm not only learning the vocabulary, but also have a better understanding of grammar in that sentence. Emotion: smile