沈黙, ちんもく

  • chinmoku
JLPT 1

Definition of 沈黙,ちんもく

noun (common) (futsuumeishi), noun or participle which takes the aux. verb suru, nouns which may take the genitive case particle `no'

  • silence
  • hush

  • reticence
  • inaction

Examples of 沈黙,ちんもく in a Sentence

There followed a long silence.
沈黙意味する
What does his silence imply?
Many Americans are uncomfortable with silence, and they tend to regard silence in a conversation as a signal that they need to start talking.
There was an awkward silence when he appeared.
その夕方不気味な沈黙うちお茶がすまされた。
That evening tea was partaken of in a grim silence.
Many Americans are uncomfortable with silence, and they tend to regard silence in a conversation as a signal that they need to start talking.
長い沈黙あった。ついに彼女は「そう、あなたは出て行くのね」と言った
There was a long silence. At length she said, "So you're leaving me."
Silence often implies resistance.
沈黙同意解釈した
I interpreted his silence as consent.
Silence often implies consent.
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Related Kanji

sink, be submerged, subside, be depressed, aloes
silence, become silent, stop speaking, leave as is

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