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[いっ()·しゅん()]
isshun
noun, adverb

English Meaning(s) for 一瞬

noun, adverb
  1. instant; moment; for an instant

Definition and Synonyms for 一瞬

Outright without any delay
Synonyms: じかに, すぐと, すぐに, ひたと, パッと, とっさに, やにわに, 一気に, 一瞬, 一瞬にして, 即刻, 即座に, 直に, 直ちに, 瞬く間に
Pinpoint a very brief moment
Synonyms: 一瞬, 瞬間
Blink Of An Eye a very short time (as the time it takes the eye to blink or the heart to beat)
Synonyms: とっさ, しばらく, モーメント, 一弾指, 一瞬, 一瞬間, 刹那, 瞬刻, 瞬時, 瞬間, 瞬く間, 転瞬, 須臾

Meanings for each kanji in 一瞬

one; one radical (no.1) Kanji Details »
wink; blink; twinkle Kanji Details »

Categories 一瞬 is a member of

Minute a particular point in time
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Minute an indefinitely short time
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Stroke Order Diagrams for 一瞬

Sample Sentences for 一瞬

There was a momentary pause.
Mai felt like papa and grandma were momentarily holding their breath, looking this way checking her reaction.
That rooster while pecking at the chicken food, glanced over here but, with a composure as if to say on this occasion it will overlook the situation, only closed its eyes for a moment and didn't make much of a racket.
I don't know. It all happened in an instant.
After all the trouble we went to in coming up with that project, it only took them a second to shoot it down in the meeting.

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