I was intrigued by the meaning of 気もない, and so far I could only find one reference from Romajidesu.com.

It described 気もない as: 1. showing no signs of; there being no hint of, 2. unthinkable.

I was just wondering if there are only that many meanings for 気もない, or if it could also be translated as: don't (won't) even mind/care, etc.

As far as I have learnt, itself has quite many meanings, so I was confused that Romajidesu.com only stated so few for it.

Thank you in advance for your kind guidance.


https://dictionary.goo.ne.jp/word/気もない/ says

  1. showing no signs of

  2. insignificant

  3. unthinkable

It seems to mostly match RomajiDesu

https://www.weblio.jp/content/気も無い says

  1. showing no signs of

  2. unthinkable

The definition from https://kotobank.jp/word/気もない-487978 is word for word, the exact same as goo.ne.

https://www.linguee.com/japanese-english/translation/気もない.html says (copy pasted text below):

気もない there being no hint of ~~ less common: showing no signs of ~~ · unthinkable なもない insignificant

Similar to goo.ne and RD

It seems that there really aren’t many definitions for 気もない, and RomajiDesu was mostly accurate.

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  • Thanks for your efforts in searching so many references. I was thinking that maybe native speaker knows some other meaning than those. – Amanda Zhang Jan 20 at 1:50
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    This question is complicated by the existence of the する気はない construction, which can be reproduced as する気もない. See here: eow.alc.co.jp/… and here: eow.alc.co.jp/… Edit: Though I know of no meanings that have much to do with caring/minding. – Mindful Jan 20 at 1:52

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