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Learn JLPT N1 Vocabulary: 屈辱 (kutsujoku)

Learn JLPT N1 Vocabulary: 屈辱 (kutsujoku)

Kana: くつじょく
Kanji: 屈辱
Romaji: kutsujoku

Type: Noun
Meaning: disgrace, humiliation
JLPT level: N1

Example sentences:

彼女は生え際まで真っ赤になった。屈辱もここに極まれり…
kanojo wa haegiwa made makka ni natta. kutsujoku mo koko ni kiwamareri.
She blushed to her hair line and her humiliation was complete.

わたしは、この十年のあいだ片時も、自分が受けた屈辱が忘れられない。
watashi wa, kono juunen no aida katatoki mo, jibun ga uketa kutsujoku ga wasurerarenai.
I have not, all these ten years, forgotten the insult done me.

屈辱 (kutsujoku)

そのあとは勝つか負けるかわからないが、私たちを嫌っている判事がいて、手を縛られて、屈辱を味わいながらやっていかなければならなかった。
sono ato wa katsu ka makeru ka wakaranai ga, watashitachi o kiratte iru hanji ga ite, te o shibararete, kutsujoku o ajiwainagara yatte ikanakereba naranakatta.
Now we were going to lose or win, and we had a judge who didn’t like us, and we were operating with our hands tied and under threat of contempt.

度重なる問題や屈辱に直面して会社がばらばらにならないように、社員は1日15時間以上は働いていた。
tabikasanaru mondai ya kutsujoku ni chokumen shite kaisha ga barabara ni naranai you ni, shain wa ichinichi juugo jikan ijou wa hataraite ita.
The employees were working fifteen or more hours a day to hold the firm together in the face of repeated obstacles and humiliations.

Meaning in other languages:

Chinese: 屈辱 (qūrǔ)
Korean: 굴욕 (gul-yog)

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