Meaning of 恻

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(Trad.: 惻)
English Definition: sorrowful
Chinese Definition:
Total strokes: 9; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (heart) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
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    • [ xīn ] heart; mind; soul
    • [ ] rule, law, regulation; grades
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Example Words
恻隐之心 yǐn zhī xīn compassion
恻隐 yǐn compassion; empathetic
缠绵悱恻 chán mián fěi (of a person) sad beyond words (idiom); (of music, literature etc) poignant; very sentimental
凄恻 heartbroken; sorrowful
恻怛之心 zhī xīn see 恻隐之心
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Example Sentences
Fauna: Poor King Stefan and the Queen.
"Chickens go in, " says Mrs. Tweedy darkly , "pies come out.
Especially displays in the kernel is sad and in the good faith these two categories.
We provide thermometers here to take your temperature.
Please make a remittance of 1,500 Yuan for the books you've ordered. The postage is included.