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na adjective, noun

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English Meaning(s) for 希薄

na adjective, noun
  1. thin (e.g. air); diluted; sparse; lean; weak; rarified; rarefied
  2. lacking (e.g. empathy); deficient; insufficient (e.g. zeal)

Definition and Synonyms for 希薄

Rarefaction a decrease in the density of something
Synonyms: 希薄
Sparse not dense
Synonyms: まばら, 希薄, , , 空疎, 薄い
Sparseness the property of being scanty or scattered
Synonyms: 希薄
Wanting inadequate in amount or degree
Synonyms: 希薄, 貧しい, 足りる, 足りない
Watery overly diluted
Synonyms: 希薄, 水っぽい, 水臭い, 薄い
Tenuous lacking substance or significance
Synonyms: やわ, ちゃち, 希薄, 空疎, 薄い, 薄っぺら, 薄弱
Rare having low density
Synonyms: 希薄
Low Density a rarified quality
Synonyms: 低密, 希薄
Watery thin and insipid
Synonyms: 希薄, 水っぽい, 水臭い, 薄い
Sparseness lacking denseness
Synonyms: 希薄

Meanings for each kanji in 希薄

hope; beg; request; pray; beseech; Greece; dilute (acid); rare; few; phenomenal Kanji Details »
dilute; thin; weak (tea) Kanji Details »

Categories 希薄 is a member of

Denseness the amount per unit size
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Exiguity the quality of being meager
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Concentration increase in density
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Stroke Order Diagrams for 希薄

Sample Sentences for 希薄

As you go up higher, the air becomes thinner.
The higher we go up, thinner the air becomes.
The air is rare on high mountains.
Just as all kinds of communication methods are increasing, human relationships are becoming weak. A perfect case of mistaking means for ends.
Today the ozone layer is thinning.

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