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Talking Chinese<->English dictionary with pinyin, English definition, pronunciation, variants, stroke animation, stroke order image, and sample sentences.
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IDChineseTrad.PinyinPlainPYEnglish Definition
IDChineseTrad.PinyinPlainPYEnglish Definition
1沉重 chén zhòngchen2 zhong4heavy; hard; serious; critical
2沉淀 沉澱 chén diànchen2 dian4to settle; to precipitate (solid sediment out of a solution)
3沉思 chén chen2 si1to contemplate; to ponder; contemplation; meditation
4沉积 沉積 chén chen2 ji1sediment; deposit; sedimentation (geology)
5 chénchen2to submerge; to immerse; to sink; to keep down; to lower; to drop; deep; profound; heavy
6深沉 shēn chénshen1 chen2deep; profound; (of a person) reserved; undemonstrative; (of a voice, sound etc) deep; low-pitched
7沉着 沉著 chén zhuóchen2 zhuo2steady; calm and collected; not nervous
8沉积物 沉積物 chén chen2 ji1 wu4sediment
9下沉 xià chénxia4 chen2to sink down
10低沉 chéndi1 chen2overcast; gloomy; downcast; deep and low (of sound); muffled
11沉痛 chén tòngchen2 tong4grief; remorse; deep in sorrow; bitter (anguish); profound (condolences)
12沉吟 chén yínchen2 yin2to mutter to oneself irresolutely
13沉闷 沉悶 chén mènchen2 men4oppressive (of weather); heavy; depressed; not happy; (of sound) dull; muffled
14阴沉 陰沉 yīn chényin1 chen2gloomy
15沉静 沉靜 chén jìngchen2 jing4peaceful; quiet; calm; gentle
16沉浸 chén jìnchen2 jin4to soak; to permeate; to immerse
17沉沉 chén chénchen2 chen2deeply; heavily
18沉寂 chén chen2 ji4silence; stillness
19沉博绝丽 沉博絕麗 chén jué chen2 bo2 jue2 li4profound in substance and beautiful in style (idiom)
20沉不住气 沉不住氣 chén zhù chen2 bu4 zhu4 qi4to lose one's cool; to get impatient; unable to remain calm
21沉船 chén chuánchen2 chuan2shipwreck; sunken boat; sinking ship
22沉船事故 chén chuán shì chen2 chuan2 shi4 gu4a shipwreck; a sinking
23沉得住气 沉得住氣 chén de zhù chen2 de5 zhu4 qi4to stay calm; to keep one's composure
24沉甸甸 chén diàn diànchen2 dian4 dian4heavy
25沉淀物 沉澱物 chén diàn chen2 dian4 wu4precipitate; solid sediment
26沉浮 chén chen2 fu2lit. sinking and floating; to bob up and down on water; ebb and flow; fig. rise and fall; ups and downs of fortune; vicissitudes
27沉痼 chén chen2 gu4chronic illness; fig. deeply entrenched problem
28沉缓 沉緩 chén huǎnchen2 huan3unhurried; deliberate
29沉积带 沉積帶 chén dàichen2 ji1 dai4sedimentary belt (geology)
30沉积岩 沉積岩 chén yánchen2 ji1 yan2sedimentary rock (geology)
31沉积作用 沉積作用 chén zuò yòngchen2 ji1 zuo4 yong4sedimentation (geology)
32沉降 chén jiàngchen2 jiang4to subside; to cave in; subsidence
33沉静寡言 沉靜寡言 chén jìng guǎ yánchen2 jing4 gua3 yan2see 沉默寡言
34沉疴 沉痾 chén chen2 ke1grave disease
35沉雷 chén léichen2 lei2deep growling thunder
36沉沦 沉淪 chén lúnchen2 lun2to sink into (vice, depravity etc); to pass into oblivion; downfall; passing
37沉落 chén luòchen2 luo4to sink; to fall
38沉迷 chén chen2 mi2to be engrossed; to be absorbed with; to lose oneself in; to be addicted to
39沉迷不悟 chén chen2 mi2 bu4 wu4to refuse to come to one's senses (idiom)
40沉湎 chén miǎnchen2 mian3deeply immersed; fig. wallowing in; deeply engrossed in
41沉湎酒色 chén miǎn jiǔ chen2 mian3 jiu3 se4to wallow in alcohol and sex (idiom); overindulgence in wine and women; an incorrigible drunkard and lecher
42沉湎于酒 沉湎於酒 chén miǎn jiǔchen2 mian3 yu2 jiu3to be given to heavy drinking (idiom)
43沉没 沉沒 chén chen2 mo4taciturn; uncommunicative; silent; to sink
44沉没成本 沉沒成本 chén chéng běnchen2 mo4 cheng2 ben3sunk cost (economics)
45沉默寡言 chén guǎ yánchen2 mo4 gua3 yan2habitually silent (idiom); reticent; uncommunicative
46沉默是金 chén shì jīnchen2 mo4 shi4 jin1Silence is golden. (idiom)
47沉溺 chén chen2 ni4to indulge in; to wallow; absorbed in; deeply engrossed; addicted
48沉凝 chén níngchen2 ning2stagnant; congealed; fig. grave in manner; low (of voice)
49沉潜 沉潛 chén qiánchen2 qian2to lurk under water; to immerse oneself in (study etc); to lie low; to keep a low profile; quiet; reserved; self-possessed
50沉睡 chén shuìchen2 shui4to be fast asleep; (fig.) to lie dormant; to lie undiscovered
51沉睡梦乡 沉睡夢鄉 chén shuì mèng xiāngchen2 shui4 meng4 xiang1to be sound asleep (idiom)
52沉思冥想 chén míng xiǎngchen2 si1 ming2 xiang3to ponder and be lost in deep thought (idiom)
53沉邃 chén suìchen2 sui4deep and profound
54沉潭 chén tánchen2 tan2to sink sb to the bottom of a pond (a kind of private punishment, especially for unfaithful wives)
55沉稳 沉穩 chén wěnchen2 wen3steady; calm; unflustered
56沉陷 chén xiànchen2 xian4subsidence; caving in; fig. stranded; lost (in contemplation, daydreams etc)
57沉箱 chén xiāngchen2 xiang1Chinese eaglewood; agarwood tree (Aquilaria agallocha); lignum aloes; caisson; sink box
58沉毅果敢 chén guǒ gǎnchen2 yi4 guo3 gan3very courageous and resolute (idiom)
59沉吟良久 chén yín liáng jiǔchen2 yin2 liang2 jiu3to think for a long time (idiom)
60沉鱼落雁 沉魚落雁 chén luò yànchen2 yu2 luo4 yan4lit. fish sink, goose alights (idiom, from Zhuangzi 庄子 ); fig. female beauty captivating even the birds and beasts
61沉重打击 沉重打擊 chén zhòng chen2 zhong4 da3 ji1to hit hard
62沉住气 沉住氣 chén zhù chen2 zhu4 qi4to keep cool; to stay calm
63沉着应变 沉著應變 chén zhuó yìng biànchen2 zhuo2 ying4 bian4to meet danger calmly (idiom)
64沉着应战 沉著應戰 chén zhuó yìng zhànchen2 zhuo2 ying4 zhan4to remain calm in the face of adversity (idiom)
65沉醉 chén zuìchen2 zui4to become intoxicated
66翻沉 fān chénfan1 chen2to capsize and sink
67浮沉 chénfu2 chen2ups and downs (of life etc); to drift along; to sink and emerge
68故作深沉 zuò shēn chéngu4 zuo4 shen1 chen2to play the profound thinker
69海相沉积物 海相沉積物 hǎi xiāng chén hai3 xiang1 chen2 ji1 wu4oceanic sediment (geology)
70好酒沉瓮底 好酒沉甕底 hǎo jiǔ chén wèng hao3 jiu3 chen2 weng4 di3lit. the best wine is at the bottom of the jug (idiom); fig. the best is saved for last
71红细胞沉降率 紅細胞沉降率 hóng bāo chén jiàng hong2 xi4 bao1 chen2 jiang4 lu:4erythrocyte sedimentation rate (ESR)
72昏沉 hūn chénhun1 chen2murky; dazed; befuddled; dizzy
73昏昏沉沉 hūn hūn chén chénhun1 hun1 chen2 chen2dizzy
74击沉 擊沉 chénji1 chen2to attack and sink (a ship)
75积羽沉舟 積羽沉舟 chén zhōuji1 yu3 chen2 zhou1tiny things may gather into a mighty force; minor offenses unchecked may bring disaster (idiom)
76浸沉 jìn chénjin4 chen2to soak; to steep
77脸色一沉 臉色一沉 liǎn chénlian3 se4 yi1 chen2to give sb. a dark look. (idiom)
78碰礁而沉 pèng jiāo ér chénpeng4 jiao1 er2 chen2to strike on a rock and sink (idiom)
79破釜沉舟 chén zhōupo4 fu3 chen2 zhou1lit. to break the cauldrons and sink the boats (idiom); fig. to cut off one's means of retreat; to burn one's boats
80人海浮沉 rén hǎi chénren2 hai3 fu2 chen2vicissitudes of life (idiom)
81日没沉西 日沒沉西 chén ri4 mo4 chen2 xi1sundown; sunset; dusk (idiom)
82石沉大海 shí chén hǎishi2 chen2 da4 hai3lit. to throw a stone and see it sink without trace in the sea (idiom); fig. to elicit no response
83石末沉着病 石末沉著病 shí chén zhuó bìngshi2 mo4 chen2 zhuo2 bing4silicosis (occupational disease of miners); grinder's disease; also written 矽末病
84死气沉沉 死氣沉沉 chén chénsi3 qi4 chen2 chen2dead atmosphere; lifeless; spiritless
85随俗沉浮 隨俗沉浮 suí chén sui2 su2 chen2 fu2to follow the crowd without personal principles (idiom)
86碎屑沉积物 碎屑沉積物 suì xiè chén sui4 xie4 chen2 ji1 wu4clastic sediment
87西沉 chénxi1 chen2(of the sun) to set
88消沉 xiāo chénxiao1 chen2depressed; bad mood; low spirit
89小洞不堵沉大船 xiǎo dòng chén chuánxiao3 dong4 bu4 du3 chen2 da4 chuan2A small hole not plugged will sink a great ship.
90心如石沉 xīn shí chénxin1 ru2 shi2 chen2to lose all hope (idiom)
91血沉 xuè chénxue4 chen2erythrocyte sedimentation rate (ESR)
92血色素沉积症 血色素沉積症 xuè chén zhèngxue4 se4 su4 chen2 ji1 zheng4hemochromatosis
93雁杳鱼沉 雁杳魚沈 yàn yǎo chényan4 yao3 yu2 chen2without news from sb (idiom)
94夜幕沉沉 chén chénye4 mu4 chen2 chen2The land is enveloped in a curtain of darkness. (idiom)
95意气消沉 意氣消沉 xiāo chényi4 qi4 xiao1 chen2to be in low spirits (idiom)
96意绪低沉 意緒低沉 chényi4 xu4 di1 chen2low-spirited; depressed (idiom)
97意志消沉 zhì xiāo chényi4 zhi4 xiao1 chen2demoralized; despondent; pessimistic; depressed; dejected (idiom)
98阴沉沉 陰沉沉 yīn chén chényin1 chen2 chen2dark (weather, mood)
99勇敢沉着 勇敢沉著 yǒng gǎn chén zhuóyong3 gan3 chen2 zhuo2brave and steady (idiom)
100有沉有浮 yǒu chén yǒu you3 chen2 you3 fu2to have one's ups and downs
101鱼沉雁杳 魚沉雁杳 chén yàn yǎoyu2 chen2 yan4 yao3lit. the fish sinks, the goose vanishes into the distance (idiom); a letter does not arrive; lost in transmission
102与世沉浮 與世沉浮 shì chén yu3 shi4 chen2 fu2to drift with the tide (idiom)
103与世浮沉 與世浮沉 shì chényu3 shi4 fu2 chen2to swim with the tide; to follow the trend (idiom)
104冤沉海底 yuān chén hǎi yuan1 chen2 hai3 di3to unable to get one's wrongs redressed (idiom)
105月落西沉 yuè luò chényue4 luo4 xi1 chen2The moon sinks westward. (idiom)

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