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Learn JLPT N3 Vocabulary: 激しい (hageshii)

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Kana: はげしい
Kanji: 激しい
Romaji: hageshii

Type: adjective-i

Meaning: violent; furious; tempestuous; extreme; intense; fierce; strong

Example sentences:

彼があんなふうに人前で激しく感情を出すなんて、初めて見たわ。
kare ga anna fuu ni hitomae de hageshiku kanjou o dasu nante, hajimete mita wa.
It’s the first time I’ve seen him get so emotional in public.

真由美は父の心臓が激しく動悸をうっていたのに気がついた。
mayumi wa chichi no shinzou ga hageshiku douki o utte ita no ni ki ga tsuita.
Mayumi had noticed that her father’s heart beat violently.

君がこの部屋に行く数分前、わずかな時間激しい雨が降った。
kimi ga kono heya ni iku suufun mae, wazukana jikan hageshii mae ga futta.
Minutes before you came to this room, a heavy rain was falling.

彼は急に立ちどまり、激しく手をたたいて、通行人を驚かせた。
kare wa kyuu ni tachidomari, hageshiku te o tataite, tsuukounin o odorokaseta.
He suddenly stopped dead — to the great surprise of the passers‐by — and beat one hand emphatically on the other.

よほど酔っ払っているにちがいない。ユナは心臓を激しく打たせながらそう思った。
yohodo yopparatte iru ni chigai nai. yuna wa shinzou o hageshiku utasenagara sou omotta.
He must be very drunk, Yuna thought with a fluttering heart.

Similar words:

猛烈 (mouretsu)

Meaning in other languages:

Chinese: 激烈 (jīliè)
Korean: 세차다 (sechada)

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