Definition of くじける

くじけるkujikeru Inflection

ichidan verb / intransitive verb:

  • to be disheartened; to lose heart; to be dispirited; to be crushed (emotionally)
  • to be sprained
  • to be snapped; to be broken

Example Sentences

Don't get discouraged if you should fail.
He was not a man to be disheartened by a single failure.
He sometimes loses hope.

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