taijin kyofusho

(redirected from TKS)
Also found in: Acronyms, Wikipedia.
A social phobia described in Japan characterised as an intense fear that one’s body, body parts, or functions are offensive to others

taijin kyofusho

(tī-jēn-kyō-foo-shō) [Jap., literally, “fear of interpersonal relationships disorder”],

TKS

A culture-bound syndrome in Japan in which a person becomes fearful that he or she is offensive to others. In the West it is considered a form of social anxiety disorder.
References in periodicals archive ?
Based on his own experience and knowledge of others', Seki estimates at most "about three years to a final judgment" in a Special Measure Act proceeding, perhaps even including an appeal in Japan, because the issue it faces is straightforward and poses only one real question: Did payments made by TKS result from defending and losing a suit brought under the 1916 Act?
TKS said it began a site search in response to "rapid change in the community surrounding the Tamagawa factory and redevelopment plans for the area.
TKS has installed more than 5,555 ColorTop printing couples since 1993.
Over the next few minutes the TKS system seemed to catch up and most of the ice broke off the leading edges.
They expect to receive samples by October, with the supply of 1 metric ton of stabilized TKS rubber by October 2019, he added.
TKS is designed to act as an anti-icing agent and, at a higher flow rate, as a de-icer.
TKS Solutions' core product, known as Penny It Works, will add partnership and shareholder reporting capabilities to the existing portfolio accounting and portfolio management tools in Eze Software Investment Suite.
Imperial Tobacco TKS, which marks this year the 10th anniversary of its takeover of the tobacco company Tutunski kombinat-Skopje, announced its new investment of 23 million euros in renovation of all facilities within the framework of the plant and supplying new equipment.
At the Messe fairgrounds in Dusseldorf, TKS ran its JETLEADER 1500, printing The Wall Street Journal daily on the same inkjet press that also is producing the WSJ Asia edition as part of a 12-month test agreement with the publisher that began in mid-April.
TKS Bank: new issue is interesting and has price growth prospects.
AJAY Devgn isn't disheartened by the average response to his animated venture Toonpur Ka Superhero ( TKS ).