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oshii
i adjective

English Meaning(s) for 惜しい

i adjective
  1. regrettable; disappointing; unfortunate
  2. precious; dear; valuable
  3. too good for; deserving better
  4. almost (but not quite); close (but no cigar)

Definition and Synonyms for 惜しい

Shame an unfortunate development
Synonyms: 恨事, 惜しい

Meanings for each kanji in 惜しい

pity; be sparing of; frugal; stingy; regret Kanji Details »

Categories 惜しい is a member of

Misfortune unnecessary and unforeseen trouble resulting from an unfortunate event
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Stroke Order Diagrams for 惜しい

Conjugations for 惜しい

Adjective stem
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oshi
te-form
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oshikute
Negative te-form
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oshikunakute
Adverbial Form
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oshiku
Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
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oshii
Present Indicative Negative Form
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oshikunai
Past Indicative Form
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oshikatta
Past Indicative Negative Form
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oshikunakatta
Provisional Form
Present Indicative Form
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oshikereba
Present Indicative Negative Form
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oshikunakereba
Present Indicative Negative Colloquial Form
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oshikunakya
Conditional Form
Present Indicative Form
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oshikattara
Present Indicative Negative Form
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oshikunakattara
Nominalized Form
Objective Form
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oshisa

Sample Sentences for 惜しい

I think it's a great pity that he died so young.
They are impatient for their lunch.
Life is very dear to me.
This is still too good to be thrown away.
It is a pity that a man of your ability should remain unknown to the world.

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