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[いっ()·しゅん()]
isshun
adverbial noun, noun (temporal)

English Meaning(s) for 一瞬

adverbial noun, noun (temporal)
  1. moment; instant

Definition and Synonyms for 一瞬

Outright without any delay
Synonyms: すぐに, ぱっと, とっさに, 一気に, 一瞬, 即刻, 即座に, 直と, 直に, 直ちに, 瞬く間に, 矢庭に
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: しばらく, モーメント, 一瞬, 一瞬間, 刹那, 咄嗟, 瞬刻, 瞬時, 瞬間

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

I saw her for a moment, but then lost sight of her in the crowd.
A great number of people were killed in a moment.
I don't know. It all happened in an instant.
It happened just when the curtain was falling.
Wow, you got your hair cut short. For a moment, I didn't recognize you!

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