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[きび()··]
kibishii
i adjective

Alternate Written Forms:

[きび()··]
kibishii
[いか()···]
ikameshii

English Meaning(s) for 厳しい

i adjective
  1. severe; strict; rigid; unsparing; relentless
  2. stern; austere; grave; solemn; majestic
  3. intense (cold)

Definition and Synonyms for 厳しい

Hard-And-Fast (of rules) stringently enforced
Synonyms: やかましい, 厳しい, 厳密, 厳格, 厳重
Unsparing not forbearing
Synonyms: 厳しい
Harsh unpleasantly stern
Synonyms: こく, 厳しい, 峻険, 手厳しい, 手酷い, 過酷, 酷烈, 険しい
Solemn dignified and somber in manner or character and committed to keeping promises
Synonyms: 厳か, 厳しい, 謹厳
Majestic majestic in manner or bearing
Synonyms: 厳しい, 堂々, 尊厳, 荘厳, 荘厳, 荘重
Rigid incapable of compromise or flexibility
Synonyms: ごりごり, 利かぬ気, 厳しい, 厳格, 厳重
Tight affected by scarcity and expensive to borrow
Synonyms: ぴいぴい, 厳しい, 窮屈
Exacting severe and unremitting in making demands
Synonyms: 冷厳, 厳しい, 厳格, 峻厳, 手厳しい
Rugged very difficult
Synonyms: タフ, きつい, 厳しい, 困難, 辛い, 辛い, 辛い
Dignified having or expressing dignity
Synonyms: 厳か, 厳しい, 厳粛, 堂々, 尊厳, 荘厳, 荘厳, 重々しい
Intense extremely sharp or intense
Synonyms: どぎつい, 凄烈, 厳しい, 強烈, 激しい, 激烈, 激甚, 猛烈, 甚だしい, 酷烈
Severe very bad in degree or extent
Synonyms: きつい, おっきい, 凄烈, 厳しい, 大きい, 強度, 強烈, 激しい, 激烈, 激甚, 猛烈, 甚だしい
Harsh severe
Synonyms: 厳しい
Majestic having or displaying great dignity or nobility
Synonyms: 厳しい, 堂々, 壮大, 荘厳, 荘厳, 荘重, 高大, 高尚, 高遠, 高邁
Stern of a stern or strict bearing or demeanor
Synonyms: 厳い, 厳しい, 峻厳, 険しい, 険悪, 険相
Severe unsparing and uncompromising in discipline or judgment
Synonyms: シビア, 厳しい, 厳格, 峻厳, 峻烈
Wicked intensely or extremely bad or unpleasant in degree or quality
Synonyms: きつい, すごい, ひどい, とんでもない, 凄まじい, 厳しい, 大変, 峻烈, 恐ろしい, 惨い, 深刻, 激しい, 激烈, 激甚, 物凄い, 猛烈, 甚だしい, 甚大, 痛烈, 苛烈, 酷烈
Unsparing ruthless
Synonyms: 厳しい
Dignified especially formality or stateliness in bearing or appearance
Synonyms: 厳か, 厳しい, 厳粛, 堂々, 尊厳, 荘厳, 荘厳, 重々しい
Rugged severely testing stamina or resolution
Synonyms: タフ, きつい, 厳しい, 困難, 辛い, 辛い, 辛い
Stern forbidding in aspect
Synonyms: 厳い, 厳しい, 峻厳, 険しい, 険悪, 険相
Majestic superior to mundane matters
Synonyms: 厳しい, 堂々, 尊厳, 荘厳, 荘厳, 荘重

Meanings for each kanji in 厳しい

stern; strictness; severity; rigidity Kanji Details »

Stroke Order Diagrams for 厳しい

Conjugations for 厳しい

Present Indicative Form
[きび()··]
kibishii
Present Indicative Negative Form
[きび()····]
kibishikunai
Past Indicative Form
[きび()····]
kibishikatta
Past Indicative Negative Form
[きび()······]
kibishikunakatta
te-form
[きび()···]
kibishikute
Adverbial Form
[きび()··]
kibishiku
Provisional Form
Present Indicative Form
[きび()·····]
kibishikattara

Sample Sentences for 厳しい

If anything, my new job is harder than my old one.
Along with the plants, animal life, too, was developing in harmony with the strict requirements of the land.
He gave up under the severe training he faced.
The severe housing shortage is partly to blame for the inflated rents.
He is too young to benefit from firm discipline.

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