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[()·()]
oseji
noun

Alternate Written Forms:

[()·()·()]
oseji

Root Words:

[お + ()·()]
o + seji

English Meaning(s) for お世辞

noun
  1. flattery; compliment

Definition and Synonyms for お世辞

Flattery excessive or insincere praise
Synonyms: 上手, 上手, 世辞, お世辞, 外交辞令, 空世辞

Meanings for each kanji in お世辞

generation; world; society; public Kanji Details »
resign; word; term; expression Kanji Details »

Categories お世辞 is a member of

Compliment a remark (or act) expressing praise and admiration
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Sample Sentences for お世辞

When the flatterer pipes, then the devil dances.
They flattered him about his diligence.
The attendant is good at flattery.
He may be a poor talker and far from shrewd, but I like him all the better for that.
There is nothing to be gained by flattery.

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