Resources > Dictionary

せざる得ない, せざるえない

  • sezaruenai

Definition

Expressions (phrases, clauses, etc.), adjective (keiyoushi)

  • cannot avoid doing
  • cannot help but (do)
  • is compelled to do
  • (feel) obliged to (do)
  • has to do

Examples of せざる得ない,せざるえない in a Sentence

書類署名せざる得なかった
He was forced to sign the document.

Related Study Lists

There's Nothing Here Yet!

Nobody has created a related Study List yet. Create one now to help build your vocabulary quickly.

Learn Japanese Online

Start Learning Japanese Now

Get Started
The Nihongo Master Podcast

Want to learn Japanese on the go?

Download our podcast to get all of our episodes featuring free Japanese lessons, news, and entertainment.

Download Now