Vocab Info

N1 な-Adjective

臆病(おくびょう)

cowardice, timidity

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      形容動詞

    Examples

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      (むし)(たい)して臆病(おくびょう)女性(じょせい)(おお)いです。

      There are many women who show timidity towards bugs. {cowardice, timidity}

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      (いぬ)(くら)べて、(ねこ)臆病(おくびょう)である(こと)がとても(おお)い。

      Compared to dogs, cats often exhibit much more timidity or cowardice. {cowardice, timidity}

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      臆病(おくびょう)(ひと)とは一緒(いっしょ)にお()屋敷(やしき)()きたくありません。

      I do not want to go to a haunted house with a person who has cowardice or timidity. {cowardice, timidity}

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      ()きで()きで(たま)らなかった(かれ)浮気(うわき)されて以来(いらい)恋愛(れんあい)臆病(おくびょう)になってしまった。

      Ever since the guy I loved so much cheated on me, I've become timid when it comes to love. {cowardice, timidity}

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      (たし)かに(わたし)臆病(おくびょう)性格(せいかく)だが、(よる)のバイト()わりに(わたし)(むか)えに()るには(およ)ばない。

      Indeed, I do have a timid personality, but there's no need for you to pick me up after my night shift. {cowardice, timidity}

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