無神経

JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term

Grade: 4
しん
Grade: 3
けい
Grade: 5
on’yomi
Alternative spelling
無神經 (kyūjitai)

EtymologyEdit

From () (mu, without) + 神経(しんけい) (shinkei, nerve).

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

()(しん)(けい) (mushinkei-na (adnominal ()(しん)(けい) (mushinkei na), adverbial ()(しん)(けい) (mushinkei ni))

  1. inconsiderate; insensitive
    無神経(むしんけい)言動(げんどう)
    mushinkei na gendō
    inconsiderate words and actions

InflectionEdit

NounEdit

()(しん)(けい) (mushinkei

  1. being inconsiderate; being insensitive

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN