Japanese Dictionary

Reading and JLPT level

過酷, 苛酷

Kana Reading
かこく
Romaji
kakoku
Word Senses
  • Parts of speech
    adjectival nouns or quasi-adjectives (keiyodoshi), noun (common) (futsuumeishi)
    Meaning
    rigour; rigor; severity; cruelty; harsh
    Example sentence
    痩せるには過酷な断食ないといけないと思っている People who think that if they are to lose weight they must go on a strict fast.

Examples of 過酷, 苛酷, かこく in a sentence


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