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Noun (futsuumeishi)
noun or participle which takes the aux. verb suru
setback, failure (e.g. plans, business), frustration, discouragementScheitern, Rückschlag, Entmutigung

ON: ザ, サKUN: くじ.く, くじ.ける
crush, break, sprain, discourage

ON: セツKUN: お.る, おり, お.り, -お.り, お.れる
fold, break, fracture, bend, yield, submit

Example sentences
資金不足のためわれわれの計画は挫折した。Parts: 資金不足 (しきんぶそく), (ため), 我々 (われわれ), 計画 (けいかく), 挫折 (ざせつ)Our plan failed because of the shortage of funds.

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