Meaning of 惧

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(Trad.: 懼)
English Definition: to fear
Chinese Definition:
Total strokes: 11; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (heart) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
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    • [ xīn ] heart; mind; soul
    • [ ] tool, implement; to draw up, to write
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Example Words
恐惧 kǒng to be frightened; fear; dread
畏惧 wèi to fear; to dread; foreboding
惧怕 to be afraid
惊惧 jīng to be alarmed; to be terrified
疑惧 misgivings
More: 惧* | *惧 | *惧*
Example Sentences
And he would not for a while: but afterward he said within himself, Though I fear not God, nor regard man;
We fear heights but not level ground, snakes but not shoes, large stretches of open water but not ping-pong balls.
I may be wrong, but I'll always say what I think, what I feel, never fearing the consequences.
My heart was telling me to play around with websites, but my mind was full of fear.
Even death holds no fears for us, to say nothing of difficulties.