expression, Godan verb

  1. to lose one's presence of mind, be flummoxed, to get flustered.

Variations

Pronunciation Kanji Kana Is Common
 
 
度を失う どをうしなう
 
 
 
 
 
度をうしなう どをうしなう

Contained Kanji Breakdown

degrees, occurrence, time
ド たび タク (3rd, N4)
dotted cliff radical (no. 53)
ゲン (Kentei 1)
wild goose, trailing cliff radical (no. 27)
カン かりがね (Kentei 1)
twenty
ジュウ ニュウ にじゅう (Kentei Pre-1)
or again, furthermore, on the other hand
また ユウ やす (8th, N1)
lose, error, fault
うしな.う シツ う.せる (4th, N3)
katakana no radical (no. 4)
ヘツ えい よう (Kentei 1)
husband, man
フ おっと フウ (4th, N3)
large, big
ダイ おお- うふ (1st, N5)
one, one radical (no.1)
イチ いっ ひと- (1st, N5)
person
ニン ひと ジン (1st, N5)