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Feeling better with 気が済む


Feelings settle down. To be content again. The mind calms down.

Goo Dictionary

()() means to be satisfied or to feel better. This expression marks a change from having a negative feeling (such as unhappiness, anger, or guilt) or being unsatisfied. One’s 気 (mood, feelings) does the action 済む (to feel at ease).

Further reading


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Further Reading

  • Garrison, Jeff et al. Kodansha's Dictionary of Basic Japanese Idioms, Kodansha, 2002, p. 240