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English Reference for kanashimi (かなしみ)

Kanji
しみ
しみ
しみ
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Kana
かなしみ
kanashimi
Definitions
  1. noun sadness, sorrow, grief
  2. archaism affection, love
Example sentences
No one really understands the grief or joy of another
She abandoned herself to grief
She bore her sorrow well
She kept her sorrow in her bosom
The nights of sorrow
Time and thinking tame the strongest grief
Her sorrow found expression in silent tears
He disguised his sorrow with a smile
I don't suppose you ever really get over the death of a child
Delight is the opposite of sorrow
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