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  • on reading:
  • サン   ザン
  • kun reading:
  • みじめ   いたむ   むご
  • meaning(s):
  • wretched, disaster, cruelty, harsh
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いんさん sadness and gloom
むごい cruel; atrocious; merciless; inhuman; brutal
たる さんたるこうけい disastrous scene
みじめ miserable
さんか calamity
さんがい heavy damage; havoc; ravages
さんげき tragedy; tragic event
ざんこく atrocity; cruelty; brutality
ざんさつ slaughter; massacre
ざんさつしゃ brutal murderer
ざんし tragic death; violent death
ざんしたい corpse of a person who has met a violent death
さんじ disaster; horrible accident
さんじょう disastrous scene; terrible spectacle
める さんじょうをきわめる to present a very terrible (miserable) sight
さんぱい ignominious defeat; crushing failure; utterly beaten; overwhelming defeat
ざんぱい ignominious defeat; crushing failure; utterly beaten; overwhelming defeat
さんらく slump; sudden fall of market price
さんれつ horrible; cruel; atrocious
さんたん pitiful; tragic
憺たる さんたんたる miserable
さんたん wretched; pitiful; horrible
せいさん ghostliness; gruesomeness
ひさん misery
むざん cruel; atrocious; pitiful; tragic; miserable
せいさん ghastliness; gruesomeness; luridness