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[たい()·へん()]
taihen
adverb

English Meaning(s) for 大変

adverb
  1. very; greatly
  2. immense; enormous; great
  3. serious; grave; dreadful; terrible
  4. difficult; hard
  5. major incident; disaster

Definition and Synonyms for 大変

Knockout very strong or vigorous
Synonyms: 凄烈, 大変, 峻烈, 強烈, 激しい, 激烈, 激甚, 猛烈, 甚だしい, 痛烈
Super to an extreme degree
Synonyms: ごく, いとも, とても, やたら, こよなく, 一方ならず, 世にも, 大いに, 大変, 大層, , 最も, 果たて, , 極めて, 極める, 極度, 極極, 滅法, 然許り, 甚く, 甚だ, 至極, 非常, 非常に, 頗る, 飛び切り
Awful used as intensifiers
Synonyms: いやに, とても, とんだ, やけに, よくよく, 世にも, 何とも, 大変, 大層, 思い切り, 思い切る, 極極, 然許り, 甚だ, 至る, 至って, 随分
Dreadful very unpleasant
Synonyms: 大変
Really used as intensifiers
Synonyms: いと, ごく, そう, あまり, いとも, ずんと, とても, いかにも, おおきに, けっこう, たっぷり, めっきり, よっぽど, それはそれは, 世にも, 事実, 余る, 大いに, 大して, 大変, 大層, , , , その実, 実は, 実際に, 思い切り, 思い切る, 悉皆, , 最も, 本当, 本当に, 果たて, 根から, 根っから, , 極めて, 極める, 正しく, 正身, 然許り, 現に, 甚だ, , , 真実, 至極, , 誠に, 重々, 随分, 非常に, 頗る
Highly to a high degree or extent
Synonyms: ごく, よく, いとも, かなり, こよなく, なかなか, めきめき, めっきり, よっぽど, 世にも, 何より, 大変, 大層, 好く, 強か, 思い切り, 思い切る, , 最も, 果たて, , 極めて, 極める, 極度, 極極, 殊の外, 滅法, 然許り, 甚く, 至る, 至って, 至極, 誠に, 重々に, 随分, 非常, 非常に, 頗る, 飛び切り, 高度
Outstandingly to a remarkable degree or extent
Synonyms: いとも, ぐんと, ずんと, おおきに, 一方ならず, 一段, 一段, 一際, 大いに, 大変, 極極, 殊の外, 特に, 特別, 異常, 著しく, 非常に
Ever very
Synonyms: 大変, 誠に
Phenomenally to a phenomenal degree
Synonyms: 大変
Decisive forming or having the nature of a turning point or crisis
Synonyms: 大事, 大変, 深刻, 肝心, 肝要, 重大, 重篤
Rocky full of hardship or trials
Synonyms: 大変, 険しい
Hard characterized by effort to the point of exhaustion
Synonyms: きつい, ハード, ヘビー, ヘヴィ, しんどい, 困難, 大変, 懸命, 苦しい, 辛い, 辛い, 辛い, 重たい, 難しい
Formidable extremely impressive in strength or excellence
Synonyms: 大変, 抜群
Bad very intense
Synonyms: ひどい, ど偉い, 大変, 強い, 強い, 強いる, 惨い
Wicked intensely or extremely bad or unpleasant in degree or quality
Synonyms: きつい, すごい, ひどい, とんでもない, 凄まじい, 厳しい, 大変, 峻烈, 恐ろしい, 惨い, 深刻, 激しい, 激烈, 激甚, 物凄い, 猛烈, 甚だしい, 甚大, 痛烈, 苛烈, 酷烈
Highly favorably or with much respect
Synonyms: ごく, よく, いとも, かなり, こよなく, なかなか, めきめき, めっきり, よっぽど, 世にも, 何より, 大変, 大層, 好く, 強か, 思い切り, 思い切る, , 最も, 果たて, , 極めて, 極める, 極度, 極極, 殊の外, 滅法, 然許り, 甚く, 至る, 至って, 至極, 誠に, 重々に, 随分, 非常, 非常に, 頗る, 飛び切り, 高度
Hard especially physical effort
Synonyms: きつい, ハード, ヘビー, ヘヴィ, しんどい, 困難, 大変, 懸命, 苦しい, 辛い, 辛い, 辛い, 重たい, 難しい

Meanings for each kanji in 大変

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unusual; change; strange Kanji Details »

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Sample Sentences for 大変

Much to my surprise, my song appealed to many young people.
He's very good at playing guitar.
It is a great honor for me to have been elected chairman.
The news caused her much pain.
She cares a lot about clothes.

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