Meaning of 惰

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Pinyin: duò
English Definition: lazy
Chinese Definition:
Total strokes: 12; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (mind) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
  • Left to right
    • [ xīn ] heart; mind; soul
    • Above to below
      • [ zuǒ ] left; unorthodox, improper
      • meat, flesh; organic compound
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Example Words
惰性 duò xìng inert (chemistry); apathy; inertia; laziness
懒惰 lǎn duò idle; lazy
怠惰 dài duò idleness
惰性气体 duò xìng inert gas; noble gas (chemistry)
懈惰 xiè duò slack; idle
More: 惰* | *惰 | *惰*
Example Sentences
The person who reads too much and uses his brain too little will fall into lazy habits of thinking.
They are striving for the ideal which is close to the heart of every Chinese and for which, n the past, many Chinese have laid down their lives.
Resist intellectual laziness, actively pursue answers instead of passively accepting them, and you' ll be the one giving the tips.
It' s kinda easy to just fall into a habit of doing stuff or consuming things without really having much of a reason for doing so.
Yea, the king had better amend his own indolence or arrogance, for these two vices generally cause his people either to despise him or to hate him.