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After seeing her desirable body, he became obsessed with her.
- Nov 30th -0001, 00:00
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JimBreen - Nov 1st 2012, 22:45
After seeing her languishing body, he became obsessed with her.
JimBreen - Nov 2nd 2012, 03:40
After seeing her provocative body, he became obsessed with her.
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Sentence #327961

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After seeing her provocative body, he became obsessed with her.

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  1. Nov 1st 2012, 22:46
    I don't think 悩ましげ means "desirable"; more "yearning; languishing; desiring". That's what's in the Kenkyusha 新和英大辞典第5版.
  2. Nov 2nd 2012, 00:14
    悩ましい does mean sexy, seductive: 悩ましい女性 a seductive woman Genius has: 豊満な胸の悩ましい金髪女 a voluptuous blonde with full breasts.
    Here's one of the first examples I found on google for 悩ましげな姿 : http://news.livedoor.com/article/detail/3928085/
    Seems to suggest seductive, sexy.
  3. Nov 2nd 2012, 01:29
    Of course 悩ましい means sexy, etc. It's 悩ましげ that's the issue.
    GG5 shows it has having a different meaning:
    "悩ましげな 〔思い悩んでいるような〕 yearning; languishing; desiring."
    JWN has "teasing", with the explanation: "満たすつもりはなく性欲を引き出す" "arousing sexual desire without intending to satisfy it".
  4. Nov 2nd 2012, 03:41
    After some thought, I have proposed another JMdict sense for 悩ましげ: "teasing; titillating; sexually provocative", so I have amended this one to match that.
  5. Nov 6th 2012, 15:02
    Great. Normally なやましげ should also have all the meanings of なやましい since it's just the -げ construction.

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