Japanese Dictionary

Reading and JLPT level
意気消沈, 意気銷沈
Kana Reading
いきしょうちん
Romaji
ikishōchin
Word Senses
  • Parts of speech
    noun (common) (futsuumeishi), noun or participle which takes the aux. verb suru, nouns which may take the genitive case particle `no'
    Meaning
    depressed in spirits; dispirited; disheartened; rejection
    Example sentence
    彼女あらゆる難問意気消沈していた She was depressed by all her problems.

Examples of 意気消沈, 意気銷沈, いきしょうちん in a sentence


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Kanji in this word

JLPT 2

7 strokes

sink, be submerged, subside, be depressed, aloes

On'Yomi: チン, ジン

Kun'Yomi: しず.む, しず.める

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JLPT 3

10 strokes

extinguish, blow out, turn off, neutralize, cancel

On'Yomi: ショウ

Kun'Yomi: き.える, け.す

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JLPT 5

6 strokes

spirit, mind, air, atmosphere, mood

On'Yomi: ,

Kun'Yomi: いき

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JLPT 4

13 strokes

idea, mind, heart, taste, thought, desire, care, liking

On'Yomi:

Kun'Yomi:

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15 strokes

erase, shut (door)

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