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意地悪, いじわる

  • ijiwaru
JLPT LEVEL 2

Definition

adjectival nouns or quasi-adjectives (keiyodoshi), noun (common) (futsuumeishi)

  • malicious
  • ill-tempered
  • unkind

Examples of 意地悪,いじわる in a Sentence

Her unkind words boomeranged.
Beth is afraid of the dark because of her evil brother.
I can't stand that nasty attitude of his any longer.
友達意地悪してはいけません。
Don't be unkind to your friends.
He isn't ill-natured, but not so kind.
意地悪
She's a big teaser.
あの意地悪するよ。
He is very mean to me.
A jealous person gets a feeling of contentment by behaving like a dog in the manger even with his friends.
It is mean of you to ridicule him in public.
Really, you are so mean!

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