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See also: 悲觀

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JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term

Grade: 3
かん
Grade: 4
on’yomi

NounEdit

悲観 (shinjitai kanji, kyūjitai kanji 悲觀, hiragana ひかん, rōmaji hikan)

  1. pessimism
  2. despair, discouragement

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VerbEdit

悲観する (transitive and intransitive, hiragana ひかんする, rōmaji hikan suru)

  1. be pessimistic
  2. lose hope, despair, be disappointed
     (えら)ばれなくても () (かん)していない。
    Erabarenakute mo hikan shiteinai.
    I didn't lose hope even after I wasn't selected.

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