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멘붕 (맨붕)

Noun

Pronunciation

man-boong

Definition

멘 stands for abbreviation of english word “mental” , 붕 stands for abbreviation of korean word “붕괴(means collapse or destroyed) ”

so, 멘붕 means that my mind or mental has collapsed. you can use this word when you are very surprised or afraid of bad situation.

you can also say 멘탈붕괴(mental-boongye) as full name of 멘붕

Similar words by other languages

be flustered , surprise ,

First Known Use

Since 2010

Taboo level

level 1 : Allowed in public TV, Books for kids

Examples

그놈이 나를 속이다니 멘붕이다.

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