Definition of きつい

きつい

kitsui

Common word
adjective
1.
tough, hard, severe, demanding, harsh(sometimes written 緊い)
2.
determined, strong-minded, forceful, formidable, fierce
3.
strong (e.g. sunlight, alcohol), severe, intense
4.
(too) tight, constricting, close
5.
extreme, unusually strong
Other readings:
キツい
Conjugations
adjective
Plain
Polite
Negative
Negative (Polite)
Present Indicative - Non-past, present and future tense
きつい
kitsui
いです
きついです
kitsuidesu
くない
きつくない
kitsukunai
くありません
きつくありません
kitsukuarimasen

くないです
きつくないです
kitsukunaidesu
Past Indicative - Perfective, past-tense
かった
きつかった
kitsukatta
かったです
きつかったです
kitsukattadesu
くなかった
きつくなかった
kitsukunakatta
くありませんでした
きつくありませんでした
kitsukuarimasendeshita

くなかったです
きつくなかったです
kitsukunakattadesu
Volitional - We will.., We intend to.., Lets..
かろう
きつかろう
kitsukarou
Presumptive - Probably.. Maybe..
いだろう
きついだろう
kitsuidarou
te-form
くて
きつくて
kitsukute
Adverb
きつく
kitsuku
Provisional - Hypothetical conditional, If (hypothetical)..
ければ
きつければ
kitsukereba
くなければ
きつくなければ
kitsukunakereba
Please note: These conjugation tables are auto-generated, and some forms may not be relevant or in normal usage for this word. If you find any errors please send feedback.
Example sentences(showing 1-20 of 36 results)

I have to tell him off for his bad attitude

These shoes are so tight that I can't put them on

くつ
あし
いた
痛い
These shoes are too tight. They hurt

The new shoes pinch my feet

600
だい
600 problems will be tough going

His hard life is telling on his health

This coat is a little tight across the back

I was accustomed to hard work

I am not used to hard work

They're a little tight

Don't make the perm too strong, please

かのじょ
彼女の
りょうう
両腕
Her arms were bound fast

No matter how much you might think you like curry, three nights in a row is more than enough

We tied him up so that he wouldn't be able to escape

I've been thinking that I may have been too critical

It all amounts to a lot of hard work

Her harsh manner of speaking doesn't suit her pretty face

けつえき
血液
じゅんか
循環
さま
妨げる
A tight belt will interfere with circulation of the blood

This jacket is a tight fit

I hope my last mail didn't sound too harsh
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