Japanese Dictionary

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Kana Reading
きむずかしい, きむづかしい
kimuzukashii, kimuzukashii
Word Senses
  • Parts of speech
    adjective (keiyoushi)
    hard to please; moody; crusty; fastidious
    Example sentence
    直属上司気難しい My immediate boss is tough to please.

Examples of 気難しい, きむずかしい, きむづかしい in a sentence

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difficult, impossible, trouble, accident, defect

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spirit, mind, air, atmosphere, mood

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