無闇

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term

Grade: 4
やみ
Grade: S
jūbakoyomi

Alternative forms[edit]

Adjectival noun[edit]

無闇 (-na inflection, hiragana むやみ, romaji muyami)

  1. reckless, rash, unthinking
  2. immoderate, excessive

Inflection[edit]

Noun[edit]

無闇 (hiragana むやみ, romaji muyami)

  1. recklessness, abandon
    • 1906, Natsume Sōseki, Botchan:
      なぜそんな無闇 (むやみ)をしたと () (ひと)があるかも ()れぬ。
      naze sonna muyami o shita to kiku hito ga aru kamoshirenu.
      Some may ask why I committed such a rash act.
  2. immoderation