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同じ英単語ばかり使うのは卒業!頻出英単語の類義語19選


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よく使う単語や咄嗟に出てくる表現とはすなわち、あなたの脳に定着しているということ。もちろん良いことではあるものの、他の単語や表現も使えるようになりたいな…と思うこともありますよね。

もしも自分のボキャブラリーが物足りないと思う人は、まずは同義語を他の単語に使い替えることから始めてみませんか?

さて、今回は頻出英単語の19の同義語を紹介していきます。





Do you ever feel like you’re using the same English words over and over again? That can be a common problem when you’re learning any new language.

Luckily, there are a lot of different words you can use to express your ideas. If you’d like to add some interest to your vocabulary, try learning some English synonyms!

Below, we’ll go through some synonyms for 19 commonly used English words so you can start spicing up your vocabulary today!


1. Angry


Synonyms: mad, furious, irate, fuming, infuriated, livid

She was livid when she learned that her roommate had stolen money from her.

2. Bad


Synonyms: disagreeable, unpleasant, awful, terrible, unacceptable, horrible

He came home early from his camping trip because of the horrible weather.

3. Beautiful


Synonyms: pretty, lovely, dazzling, stunning, breathtaking, exquisite

We went sightseeing in the Rocky Mountains and the views were dazzling!

4. Big


Synonyms: huge, enormous, immense, tremendous, vast, gigantic

My brother has a hard time finding shoes that fit his enormous feet.

5. Boring


Synonyms: dull, tedious, monotonous, mundane, stale, uninteresting

I really don’t like my job. My manager always asks me to do the most tedious tasks.

6. Calm


Synonyms: peaceful, serene, tranquil, quiet, still, undisturbed

Today would be a really good day to go for a boat ride; the water is so tranquil.

7. Delicious


Synonyms: appetizing, delectable, scrumptious, mouthwatering, tasty, savory

Let’s try that new coffee shop. I’ve heard they serve scrumptious cakes and pies.

8. Difficult


Synonyms: hard, strenuous, challenging, demanding, tough, troublesome

My sister has been doing some strenuous exercises lately because she wants to get stronger.

9. Enjoy


Synonyms: like, love, be fond of, delight in, appreciate, take pleasure in

Sometimes it’s nice to go out with friends, but I really take pleasure in staying home and reading mystery books.

10. Fun


Synonyms: enjoyable, amusing, entertaining, pleasurable, lively, exciting

We went to a festival this weekend and danced to the music of a very lively band.

11. Good


Synonyms: excellent, great, satisfactory, positive, agreeable, pleasant

The fish tacos we had at the new restaurant were excellent!

12. Happy


Synonyms: pleased, satisfied, cheerful, delighted, content, glad

I’m delighted that you’re coming to visit me next month!

13. Hate


Synonyms: detest, despise, loathe, abhor, deplore

I love the taste of cilantro but my dad despises it.

14. Important


Synonyms: critical, crucial, essential, necessary, imperative, vital

It is crucial that all employees finish the safety training by the end of the week.

15. Interesting


Synonyms: fascinating, intriguing, compelling, stimulating, impressive, absorbing

I think being an astronaut would be the best job. Space travel is so fascinating!

16. Sad


Synonyms: unhappy, miserable, down, blue, sorrowful, melancholy

She always feels a little melancholy on dark, rainy days.

17. Scared


Synonyms: frightened, afraid, terrified, fearful, worried, panicked

When we were young, my sister and I were terrified of monsters in our closet.

18. Small


Synonyms: tiny, little, miniature, diminutive, microscopic, minute

My best friend just moved into a tiny apartment—she can’t even fit a full-sized sofa in there!

19. Weird


Synonyms: strange, odd, peculiar, unusual, uncommon, abnormal

As she sat at the bus stop, she got a strange feeling that someone was watching her.

Start expressing yourself better with synonyms


To be a successful English speaker, learning new words is essential. Start learning some synonyms today and you’ll build a more impressive vocabulary before you know it!


引用:Synonyms for Common English Words / Andrea Byaruhanga


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