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[えん()·りょ()]
enryo
noun, suru verb

English Meaning(s) for 遠慮

noun, suru verb
  1. reserve; constraint; restraint; modesty; diffidence; hesitation; holding back; discretion; tact; thoughtfulness
  2. declining; refraining
  3. forethought; foresight (orig. meaning)

Definition and Synonyms for 遠慮

Refuse show unwillingness towards
Synonyms: どく, ぶる, のける, はねつける, 否む, 否む, 拒む, 拒否, 拒否る, 拒絶, 拝辞, 振る, 振り付ける, 振り切る, 断る, 突っ撥ねる, 謝絶, 蹴る, 蹴っ飛ばす, 蹴飛ばす, 辞す, 辞する, 辞退, 退く, 退く, 退ける, 遠慮
Reservation the act of keeping back or setting aside for some future occasion
Synonyms: 保留, 遠慮
Foresightedness providence by virtue of planning prudently for the future
Synonyms: 先見の明, 深慮遠謀, 知慮, 見越し, 見越す, 遠慮
Reserve formality and propriety of manner
Synonyms: たしなみ, たしなむ, きょうけん, 慎み, 慎む, 慎み深い, 謙譲, 謙遜, 遠慮
Declination a polite refusal of an invitation
Synonyms: 遠慮
Reserve Assets capital held back from investment in order to meet probable or possible demands
Synonyms: 遠慮

Meanings for each kanji in 遠慮

distant; far Kanji Details »
prudence; thought; concern; consider; deliberate; fear Kanji Details »

Categories 遠慮 is a member of

Respond show a response or a reaction to something
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Preservation the activity of protecting something from loss or danger
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Correctitude correct or appropriate behavior
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Acknowledgment a statement acknowledging something or someone
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Assets anything of material value or usefulness that is owned by a person or company
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Refusal a message refusing to accept something that is offered
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Providence the prudence and care exercised by someone in the management of resources
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Stroke Order Diagrams for 遠慮

Sample Sentences for 遠慮

Please refrain from smoking until the sign is turned off.
Please fasten your seat belts, and kindly refrain from smoking.
Please refrain from smoking without permission.
Kindly refrain from smoking.
Please don't smoke in bed.

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