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In Kabuki terms, feelin’ blue

(Kumadori) 意気消沈 i.ki.shou.chin Literally: mind – spirit – extinguish – sink Alternately: Discouraged. Disheartened. Despondent. Not sad-sad or depressed per se, but feeling down and lacking energy, as after a setback. Notes: 意気 is one’s spirits or sense of enthusiasm; … Continue reading

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