厳しい, 酷しい, 厳めしい, きびしい, いかめしい

  • kibishii,ikameshii
JLPT 4

Definition of 厳しい,酷しい,厳めしい,きびしい,いかめしい

adjective (keiyoushi)

  • severe
  • strict
  • rigid
  • unsparing
  • relentless

  • stern
  • austere
  • grave
  • solemn
  • majestic

  • intense (cold)

Examples of 厳しい,酷しい,厳めしい,きびしい,いかめしい in a Sentence

ツンドラ地帯気候厳しい
The tundra has a harsh climate.
厳しい批判にさらされた。
He was subjected to severe criticism.
厳しい試練受けた
He was subjected to severe trials.
If you are not firm with the children, they will get out of hand.
Major Cold: It's the day of the year that the cold is most severe, but you could also say that Spring is just coming around the corner.
子供達に厳しかった。
He was severe with his children.
ポスト争い厳しい
Competition for the position is very intense.
Anyone who breaks this rule is liable to severe punishment.
I didn't mean to sound so harsh.
However hard the training was, she never cried.
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Related Kanji

stern, strictness, severity, rigidity
cruel, severe, atrocious, unjust

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