Meaning of 苦しい in Japanese

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Definition of 苦しい

  1. (adj-i) painful; difficult; agonizing

    His family is rather badly off.

  2. needy; tight (budget); straitened (circumstances) →Related words: 苦しい懐
  3. forced (smile, joke); lame (excuse); strained (interpretation) →Related words: 苦しい言い訳
  4. awkward (situation); painful (position)
  5. (suf, adj-i) (after masu stem) hard to do; unpleasant →Related words: 寝苦しい , 聞き苦しい , 見苦しい

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