J-WOTD: 形ばかり

かたちばかり (katachibakari)

* “J-WOTD” = “Japanese Word of the Day”

“token” “fake” (used for when someone does something, without really meaning it, or for ulterior motives)
slight token of gratitude, very small token of gratitude
reception given for form’s sake
put up only a token resistance
例(cchi):昨晩遅かった事をカタチばかり文句言ってみたら 今日は早く帰るって言って朝出ていった。

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