鬱々

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
Grade: S Grade: S

Adjective[edit]

鬱々 (-tari inflection, hiragana うつうつ, romaji utsuutsu)

  1. melancholy, gloomy

Adverb[edit]

鬱々 (hiragana うつうつ, romaji utsuutsu)

  1. melancholically, gloomily

Usage notes[edit]

The adverb is more commonly used with the (to) particle (the basic adverbial marker for -tari adjectives), but in archaic contexts it is sometimes used as-is with no following particle.