質素, しっそ

  • shisso
JLPT 1

Definition of 質素,しっそ

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

  • simplicity
  • modesty
  • frugality

Examples of 質素,しっそ in a Sentence

We are used to eating plain food.
座右の銘は「暮らし質素に理想高く
His motto is "Plain living and high thinking."
質素に暮らした。
He led a simple life.
質素な生活送った
He lived a simple life.
ドイツ質素な国民
Germans are a frugal people.
For all his wealth, he lives a simple life.
They lived high on the hog for so long, and now they can't adjust to a simple life without luxuries.
They were plainly dressed.
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