Meaning of 怵

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Pinyin: chù
English Definition: fearful; timid; to fear
Chinese Definition:
Total strokes: 8; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (heart) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
  • Left to right
    • [ xīn ] heart; mind; soul
    • [ shù ] skill, art; method, technique; trick
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Example Words
怵目惊心 chù jīng xīn lit. shocks the eye, astonishes the heart (idiom); shocking; horrible to see; a ghastly sight; also written 触目惊心
发怵 chù to feel terrified; to grow apprehensive
怵惕 chù to be alarmed; to be apprehensive
怵惧 chù fear; dread; panic
怵然 chù rán fearful
More: 怵* | *怵 | *怵*
Example Sentences
I'm horribly camera shy.
He's not afraid of the moment.
Fear not, be strong.
I have great difficulties with saying goodbye.
Xiao Ming feels nervous each time he takes a math exam.