思い切る

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
Grade: 2 Grade: 2

Etymology[edit]

From 思う (omou, "wish," "desire," "want") + 切る (kiru, "discontinue an action")

Verb[edit]

思い切る (transitive, godan conjugation, hiragana おもいきる, romaji omoikiru)

  1. resign oneself to, give up
  2. resolve, determine

Alternative forms[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

  • 思い切り (omoikiri): with all one's strength, with all one's heart, resignation, resolution
  • 思い切った (omoikitta): bravely, drastic
  • 思い切って (omoikitte): resolutely, boldly, daringly
  • 思い切らせる (omoikiraseru): dissuade, change someone's mind, make someone give up the idea of