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Learn JLPT N3 Vocabulary: 恐怖 (kyoufu)

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Kana: きょうふ
Kanji: 恐怖
Romaji: kyoufu

Type: Noun

Meaning: fear; terror; horror; scare; dread; dismay

Example sentences:

ハルナは歯の根もあわなかったが、恐怖のあまりそんなことにも気づかなかった。
haruna wa ha no ne mo awanakatta ga, kyoufu no amari sonna koto ni mo kizukanakatta.
Haruna’s teeth chattered but so great was her terror she was not even aware of it.

冷たく小さな恐怖にマリーの胸は烈しく打ちはじめた。
tsumetaku chiisana kyoufu ni marii no mune wa hageshiku uchihajimeta.
A cold little fear was beginning to throb in Marie’s breast.

あなたがどんな思いを抱いているのかと尋ねたので答えれば、いつも心には敗戦の恐怖がある。
anata ga donna omoi o daite iru no ka to tazuneta node kotaereba, itsumo kokoro niwa haisen no kyoufu ga aru.
You have asked me what was in my heart, and the fear of losing the war is there.


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恐怖という感情だけはまったく感じていなかった。
kyoufu to iu kanjou dake wa mattaku kanjite inakatta.
Fear was one emotion I was not feeling at all.

彼女の眼にはいつも恐怖のいろを潜めている。
kanojo no me ni wa itsumo kyoufu no iro o hisomete iru.
Terror is always lurking in her eyes.

三十分もたったころ、ドアがさっと開いて、恐怖のあまりに正気を失ったかのような二人が、玄関のホールをばたばたと走ってきた。
sanjuppun mo tatta koro, doa ga satto hiraite, kyoufu no amari ni shouki o ushinatta ka no you na futari ga, genkan no hooru o batabata to hashitte kita.
At the end of about about thirty minutes the two of them burst the door open, and came running across the hall, as if they were half-scared out of their wits.

Similar words:

恐 (kowa)

Meaning in other languages:

Chinese: 恐怖 (kǒngbù)
Korean: 공포 (gongpo)


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