恐しい

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
おそ(ろ)
Grade: S
kun'yomi

Adjective[edit]

恐しい (-i inflection, hiragana おそろしい, romaji osoroshii)

  1. Alternative spelling of 恐ろしい
    • 1905, Natsume Sōseki, 吾輩は猫である:
      しかしその当時 (とうじ) (なん)という (かんがえ)もなかったから別段恐 (べつだんおそろ)しいとも (おも)わなかった。
      shikashi sono tōji wa nan to iu kangae mo nakatta kara betsudan osoroshii to mo omowanakatta.
      Yet at the time I didn't think about it enough to become at all frightened by it.