Definition of 世間体

せけんていsekentei

noun:

  • appearance (in the eyes of society); decency

Example Sentences

彼女kanojohaなんとかnantokaしてshite世間体sekenteiwoつくろったtsukurotta
She managed to keep up appearances.
kareha世間体sekenteiwo気にしないkinishinai
He has no regard to appearance.
世間体sekenteiwo繕うtsukurou心配shinpaiwoするsuruよりyoritaniやるyaruことがあるkotogaaru
We have other things to do than worry about keeping up appearances.

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