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皮肉, ひにく

  • hiniku


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

  • cynicism
  • sarcasm
  • irony
  • satire

Examples of 皮肉,ひにく in a Sentence

I resent your cynical remarks.
Tone of voice can indicate anger and irony.
There was a touch of irony in his speech.
He always makes cynical remarks to me.
He spoke with a suggestion of sarcasm in his voice.
He smiled a cynical smile at me.
He smiled a cynical smile at me.
It is not the least of life's ironies that this, which we all aim at, is better not quite achieved.
She will perceive his irony.
He was not aware that the praise was a satire in disguise.

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