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物々しい
物物しい
Readings

monomonoshii
English
I-adjective (keiyoushi)
strict (e.g. security), heavy (e.g. guard)

I-adjective (keiyoushi)
showy, pretentious, ostentatious, overdone, exaggerated

I-adjective (keiyoushi)
impressive, imposing, pompous, stately, solemn

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Conjugated forms
Present, Future 物々しい
is [x]
物々しくない
is not [x]
Past 物々しかった
was [x]
物々しくなかった
was not [x]
Te-form, Continuative 物々しくて
is [x] and...
物々しくなくて
is not [x] and...
Kanjis
ON: ブツ, モツ KUN: もの, もの-
thing, object, matter

Stroke: 8 Grade: 3 JLPT: N3 SKIP: 1-4-4 FC: 2752.2


Phrases
宮殿は物々しい警戒ぶりだった。
Parts: 宮殿 (きゅうでん) 物々しい (ものものしい) 警戒ぶり (けいかいぶり)
The palace was heavily guarded.

彼はいつも物々しい話し方をします。
Parts: (かれ) 何時も (いつも) 物々しい (ものものしい) 話し方 (はなしかた)
He always talks in such high-sounding terms.