挫折

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Chinese[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]


Verb[edit]

挫折

  1. to encounter difficulties; to frustrate; to set back
  2. to discourage; to dampen

Synonyms[edit]

  • (to encounter difficulties):
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  • (to discourage):
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Noun[edit]

挫折

  1. setback; obstacle; frustration
    一點挫折垂頭喪氣 [MSC, trad.]
    一点挫折垂头丧气 [MSC, simp.]
    Tā shòu yīdiǎn cuòzhé jiù chuítóusàngqì le. [Pinyin]
    He became frustrated after experiencing a little setback.

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term

Grade: S
せつ
Grade: 4
on’yomi

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

()(せつ) (zasetsu

  1. setback
  2. frustration

Verb[edit]

()(せつ)する (zasetsu surusuru (stem ()(せつ) (zasetsu shi), past ()(せつ)した (zasetsu shita))

  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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References[edit]

  1. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN

Korean[edit]

Hanja in this term

Noun[edit]

挫折 (jwajeol) (hangeul 좌절)

  1. Hanja form? of 좌절 (frustration; setback).