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[ほん()·しつ()]
honshitsu
noun, no adjective

English Meaning(s) for 本質

noun, no adjective
  1. essence; true nature; substance; reality

Definition and Synonyms for 本質

Fiber the inherent complex of attributes that determines a persons moral and ethical actions and reactions
Synonyms: キャラクター, 人となり, 人品, 人柄, 人格, 品性, , , , 心柄, , , , 性情, 性根, 性根, 性格, 性質, 本質, , , 根性, 気立て, 気質, 気っ風, 禀性, 素質, ,
Temperament your usual mood
Synonyms: 天性, 心根, 性分, 性根, 性根, 本質
Nature the essential qualities or characteristics by which something is recognized
Synonyms: キャラクター, 個性, 性格, 性状, 性質, 本性, 本質, ,
Disposition a natural or acquired habit or characteristic tendency in a person or thing
Synonyms: 天性, 天生, 廃棄, 性分, 性根, 性根, 性質, 本質, 気分, 気立て, 資質, , , 配列, 配置
Texture the essential quality of something
Synonyms: 本質
Heart And Soul the choicest or most essential or most vital part of some idea or experience
Synonyms: えきす, ポイント, エッセンス, 中枢, 中核, 主意, 主旨, 基幹, , 心臓, 心臓部, 本質, 枢要, 枢軸, , 核心, 眼目, 神髄, , , 要点, 要義, 要領, 骨子, 骨髄
Essence any substance possessing to a high degree the predominant properties of a plant or drug or other natural product from which it is extracted
Synonyms: えきす, エッセンス, , , , 実質, 本質, 正身, 真諦, 眼目, 神髄, 精髄,

Meanings for each kanji in 本質

book; present; main; origin; true; real; counter for long cylindrical things Kanji Details »
substance; quality; matter; temperament Kanji Details »

Categories 本質 is a member of

Substance the real physical matter of which a person or thing consists
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Trait a distinguishing feature of your personal nature
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Nature the complex of emotional and intellectual attributes that determine a person's characteristic actions and reactions
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Quality an essential and distinguishing attribute of something or someone
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Property a basic or essential attribute shared by all members of a class
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Mental Object the sum or range of what has been perceived, discovered, or learned
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Quality a characteristic property that defines the apparent individual nature of something
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Sample Sentences for 本質

Reputation is what you seem; character is what you are.
I can't quit it, it's my personality.
Then he began working at Cambridge and developing many more ideas about the nature of the universe.
Kindness is the essence of politeness.
The question is not so much what it is as how it looks.

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