孤独, こどく

  • kodoku
JLPT 1

Definition of 孤独,こどく

adjectival nouns or quasi-adjectives (keiyodoshi), noun (common) (futsuumeishi), nouns which may take the genitive case particle `no'

  • isolation
  • loneliness
  • solitude

Related Kanji

orphan, alone
single, alone, spontaneously, Germany

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Examples of 孤独,こどく in a Sentence

I am as sad and lonely as can be.
I like to go to a cabin in the woods to enjoy solitude.
孤独だった
I felt lonely.
The lonely man derives pleasure from observing ants.
I feel so lonely that I want someone to talk with.
その彼女孤独
The girl is lonely.
Students often study with music playing in the background, and people working around the house will usually turn on the television or radio to keep them company.
名声あるのに孤独
For all his wealth and fame, he is a lonely man.
議論ある意味は、『孤独な群集デビュド・リースマンが行った議論変形したものある。
In a sense, I am turning around the argument made by David Riesman in The Lonely Crowd.
It was his fate to live a lonely life.

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