Japanese Dictionary

Meaning of 熾烈(しれつ) in Japanese

熾烈, し烈
Kana Reading
しれつ, しきれつ
shiretsu, shikiretsu
Word Senses
  • Parts of speech
    adjectival nouns or quasi-adjectives (keiyodoshi)
    fierce; violent; severe
    Example sentence
    このまま熾烈な情報勝てない。CIOの挿げ替えよう This is a bruising information war. At this rate we'll never come out on top. We've got to replace our CIO.
  • Parts of speech
    noun (common) (futsuumeishi)
    ferocity; violence; severity

Examples of 熾烈, し烈, しれつ, しきれつ in a sentence

Kanji in this word


10 strokes

ardent, violent, vehement, furious, severe, extreme

On'Yomi: レツ

Kun'Yomi: はげ.しい

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16 strokes

kindling fire

On'Yomi: シ

Kun'Yomi: おこ.る, おこ.す, さかん

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