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しんちょうshinchou Inflection

adjectival noun / noun:

  • careful; cautious; prudent; discreet; deliberate Antonym: 軽率

約束yakusokuwo忘れるwasureruとはtohaあまりamari慎重shinchouではなかったdehanakattaですdesune It wasn't very discreet of you to forget the appointment.

つつしむtsutsushimu Inflection

godan ~む verb / transitive:

  • to be careful; to be discreet - usu. 慎む
  • to do in moderation; to refrain (from overdoing); to abstain - usu. 慎む
  • to be reverent 謹む
  • to be purified; to be chaste

相乗りainoriしているshiteiruhitoha他のtano乗客joukyakutono会話kaiwawo慎むtsutsushimuべきbekida People sharing a ride should refrain from conversation with other passengers.

軽挙妄動keikyomoudouwo慎むtsutsushimuべきbekida You should behave carefully.



  • modesty; self-control; discretion

若いwakaimusumeにはniha慎みtsutsushimiga似つかわしいnitsukawashii Modesty is befitting to a young girl.



  • very cautious person; very prudent person; very discreet person - four character idiom
つつましやかtsutsumashiyaka Inflection

adjectival noun:

彼女kanojohaつつましやかtsutsumashiyakani伏し目fushimeになってninattekareno言葉kotobani耳を傾けたmimiwokatamuketa She listened to him with her eyes modestly cast down.



  • scrutiny; careful (close) examination (investigation); careful inquiry; careful selection - four character idiom
つつましいtsutsumashii Inflection


  • modest; reserved; quiet; humble

watashihaトーストTOOSUTOtoコーヒーKOOHIItotamago一個というtoiuつつましいtsutsumashii朝食choushokuwoとったtotta I ate a modest breakfast of toast, coffee, and one egg.

しんちょうをきするshinchouwokisuru Inflection

expression / ~する verb (irregular):

  • to be careful; to take the utmost care 期する
つつしみぶかいtsutsushimibukai Inflection


  • discreet; modest; cautious


  • cautious theory; conservative theory

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