hikikomori

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Japanese 引き籠もり, which means literally "pulling inward, being confined" and is often translated as "acute social withdrawal" or shutter.

Noun[edit]

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hikikomori (countable and uncountable, plural hikikomori or hikikomoris)

  1. (uncountable) A Japanese phenomenon whereby an individual becomes a recluse from society, typically confining him- or herself to the house or a single room for a very long period.
  2. (countable) A reclusive person of this kind.

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Polish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Japanese 引きこもり (hikikomori)

Noun[edit]

hikikomori n (indeclinable)

  1. hikikomori