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荒廃, こうはい

  • kōhai
JLPT LEVEL 1

Definition

noun (common) (futsuumeishi), noun or participle which takes the aux. verb suru

  • ruin
  • destruction
  • devastation
  • waste
  • decay

Examples of 荒廃,こうはい in a Sentence

その戦争荒廃してしまった
The country was wasted by war.
その荒廃している
The castle was in disrepair.
The sight of the ruins brought home to him the meaning of war.
荒廃あと見る戦争意味にはしみじみと感じられた
The sight of the ruins brought home to him the meaning of war.
The devastation in Kobe was as terrible as I had imagined.
戦争その荒廃した
The war wasted the country.

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