Meaning

Primary

Much More

Alternatives

All The More, Even More

Word Type

adverb, の adjective

Explanation

One layer more? One whole layer? It must be much more important than we thought. Let's pay all the more attention, in that case.

This word is often written in kana, but you'll see it in kanji too.

Reading

いっそう
Kyoko
(Tokyo accent, female)
Kenichi
(Tokyo accent, male)

Explanation

This is a jukugo word, which usually means on'yomi readings from the kanji. If you know the readings of your kanji you'll know how to read this as well. いち goes to いっ.

Context

Context Sentences

より一層の努力で、ワニカニをより良いサイトにしてみせます。

We'll put all the more effort into making WaniKani a better site.

こういう考え方がより一層大切になってくると思っています。

I believe that this kind of thinking is becoming much more important.

かわいそうなことに、彼の視力はレーシック手術の後に一層悪化してしまった。

I feel sorry that his eyesight got even worse after the Lasik surgery.

Kanji Composition