消極

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See also: 消极

Chinese[edit]

 
consume; news; subside; to disappear; to vanish
 
utmost; pole; extreme; to reach the limit
trad. (消極)
simp. (消极)

Etymology[edit]

Wasei kango (和製漢語), borrowing from Japanese 消極 (しょうきょく) (shōkyoku, negative, passive)

Pronunciation[edit]


Adjective[edit]

消極

  1. (of mood or attitude) negative; passive

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
しょう
Grade: 3
きょく
Grade: 4
on'yomi

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjectival noun[edit]

消極 (-na inflection, hiragana しょうきょく, rōmaji shōkyoku, historical hiragana せうきよく)

  1. passive, reluctant to pursue one's own goals or express one's own views

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Noun[edit]

消極 (hiragana しょうきょく, rōmaji shōkyoku, historical hiragana せうきよく)

  1. passivity

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