挫折

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Chinese[edit]

 
be obstructed; fail; oppress; repress; lower the tone; bend back; dampen
 
tenth (in price); to break; to fold; to turn; broken (as of rope, stick)
simp. and trad.
(挫折)

Pronunciation[edit]


Noun[edit]

挫折

  1. setback, obstacle

Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term

Grade: S
せつ
Grade: 4
on'yomi

Noun[edit]

挫折 (hiragana ざせつ, romaji zasetsu)

  1. setback
  2. frustration

Verb[edit]

挫折 + する (hiragana ざせつする, romaji zasetsu suru)

  1. fall through
    • 1943, 海野十三, 宇宙尖兵:
      折角 (せっかく)計画 (けいかく)挫折 (ざせつ)することは人類 (じんるい)にとって一大損失 (いちだいそんしつ)だ。
      sekkaku no keikaku ga zasetsu suru koto wa jinrui ni totte ichidai sonshitsu da.
      The failure of this much-awaited plan represents an enormous loss to humankind.
  2. be frustrated

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