きつい

  • kitsui
JLPT 3

Definition of きつい

adjective (keiyoushi)

  • intense
  • severe
  • hard

  • determined
  • forceful
  • formidable

  • strong

  • tight
  • close

Examples of きつい in a Sentence

フーッ、この坂道きついよ。でも帰りよね。
Whew! This is a tough hill. But coming back sure will be a breeze.
ちょっとウエストきついね。
The waist is a little small.
トムはきつい一発受けた
Tom received a heavy blow on the head.
彼女に対しとてもきつくあたる
She is very bitter toward me.
Don't make the perm too strong, please.
It all amounts to a lot of hard work.
きつい仕事疲れていたのいつもより早く床についた
Tired from the hard work, he went to bed earlier than usual.
彼女きつくつねった
She pinched my arm sharply.
I am not used to hard work.
I've been thinking that I may have been too critical.
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