Definition of しとやか

しとやかshitoyaka Inflection

adjectival noun:

  • graceful; ladylike; modest; gentle; polite; quiet; well-mannered; refined (behavior)

Example Sentences

She is as modest as anything.
She bore herself gracefully.
She has a graceful carriage.
Generally speaking, Japanese women are modest.
The lady has a graceful manner.

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