[Fighting against Covid-19] Wash your hands , Don't touch your face and Keep the social distance.

괘씸죄

Noun

Pronunciation

guessimjae

Definition (meaning)

  • giving someone official punishment hiding real intend that dislike that someone with no logical reason.
  • In Korea, many people do with irrational way and want to do 갑질. This is a attack way for 갑질.

Definition by other languages

단지 괘씸하고 자기 맘에 안든다는 이유로 공식적인 처벌을 빙자하여 보복하는 비겁한 행위.

First Known Use

Since very long time ago

Taboo level (Level 1~5, Higher is more disapproved)

level 1 : Allowed in public conversation for kids

Examples

내부 고발자 철수는 괘씸죄에 걸려 회사에서 짤렸다.

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