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[いっ()·しょう()·けん()·めい()]
isshoukenmei
na adjective, adverbial noun, noun

Alternate Written Forms:

[いっ()·しょう()···めい()]
isshoukenmei

English Meaning(s) for 一生懸命

na adjective, adverbial noun, noun
  1. very hard; with utmost effort; with all one's might; for dear life

Definition and Synonyms for 一生懸命

Earnest characterized by a firm and humorless belief in the validity of your opinions
Synonyms: ひたむき, 一向, 一生懸命, 一筋, 一途, 一途, , 懸命, 本気, 熱心, 熱誠, 生真面目, 真剣, 真摯, 真正直, 真面目, 真面目

Meanings for each kanji in 一生懸命

one; one radical (no.1) Kanji Details »
life; genuine; birth Kanji Details »
suspend; hang; 10%; install; depend; consult Kanji Details »
fate; command; decree; destiny; life; appoint Kanji Details »

Sample Sentences for 一生懸命

In any case you have to study hard.
My mother worked hard in order to raise us.
You can make your dream come true by working hard.
He worked hard in order to support his family.
She worked hard in order to save money.

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