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[けん()·めい()]
kenmei
na adjective, noun

English Meaning(s) for 懸命

na adjective, noun
  1. eager; earnest; strenuous; fervent; assiduous; with utmost effort

Definition and Synonyms for 懸命

Hard characterized by effort to the point of exhaustion
Synonyms: きつい, つらい, づらい, ハード, ヘビー, ヘヴィ, しんどい, 困難, 大変, 懸命, 苦しい, 辛い, 重たい, 難しい
Earnest characterized by a firm and humorless belief in the validity of your opinions
Synonyms: きり, ひたすら, ひたぶる, 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
Hard especially physical effort
Synonyms: きつい, つらい, づらい, ハード, ヘビー, ヘヴィ, しんどい, 困難, 大変, 懸命, 苦しい, 辛い, 重たい, 難しい

Meanings for each kanji in 懸命

suspend; hang; 10%; install; depend; consult Kanji Details »
fate; command; decree; destiny; life; appoint Kanji Details »

Stroke Order Diagrams for 懸命

Sample Sentences for 懸命

He worked very hard, but could make little progress.
If you are to realize your dream, you must work harder.
I had to work hard when I was young.
He works hard because he is anxious to succeed.
They worked hard for the sake of their children.

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