難色

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
なん
Grade: 6
しょく
Grade: 2
on'yomi

Noun[edit]

難色 (hiragana なんしょく, romaji nanshoku)

  1. disapproval, reluctance, hesitation
    彼女 (かのじょ) (かれ)のお (ねが)いに難色 (なんしょく) (しめ)した。
    kanojo wa kare no onegai ni nanshoku o shimeshita.
    She showed reluctance at her boyfriend's request.