Meaning of 寞

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English Definition: lonesome
Chinese Definition:
Total strokes: 14; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (roof) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
  • Above to below
    • [gàimian2] roof; house
    • [ ] cannot; do not; is not; negative
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Example Words
寂寞 lonely; lonesome; (of a place) quiet; silent
不甘寂寞 gān unwilling to remain lonely or idle; unwilling to be left out
落寞 luò lonely; desolate
More: 寞* | *寞 | *寞*
Example Sentences
The worst way to miss someone is to be sitting right beside them knowing you can"g have them ."
I loved you enough to be silent and let you discover that your hand-picked friend was a creep.
You would be affected by the warmth of life if someone gives you a understanding look during your bitter struggle. Even a mere glance would make you moved and inpired.
These are miserable days when you fell lousy, grumpy , lonely, and utterly exhausted.
These are miserable days when you feel lousy, grumpy , lonely, and utterly exhausted.