衝動

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
Grade: S Grade: 3

Noun[edit]

衝動 (hiragana しょうどう, romaji shōdō)

  1. impulse;
  2. impetus;
  3. urge

Phrases[edit]

  • impulsively; on the spur of the moment
    しょうどうてきに
    shoudoutekini
  • be driven by an impulse
    しょうどうにかられる
    shoudouni karareru
  • resist [overcome, stifle] an impulse
    しょうどうをおさえる
    shoudou-o osareru
  • impulse buying
    しょうどうがい
    shoudou gai
  • buy a thing on impulse; impulse-buy
    しょうどうがいをする
    shoudou gai-o suru

Derived terms[edit]


Mandarin[edit]

simpl. 冲动
trad.

Pronunciation[edit]

Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Beijing)
Pinyin chōngdòng
Zhuyin ㄔㄨㄥ ㄉㄨㄥˋ
IPA (key) /ʈ͡ʂʰʊŋ⁵⁵ tʊŋ⁵¹/

Adjective[edit]

衝動 (traditional, Pinyin chōngdòng, simplified 冲动)

  1. impulsive

Noun[edit]

衝動 (traditional, Pinyin chōngdòng, simplified 冲动)

  1. urge; impulse

Verb[edit]

衝動 (traditional, Pinyin chōngdòng, simplified 冲动)

  1. to act out of impulse

Derived terms[edit]