Meaning of 愁

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Pinyin: chóu
English Definition: to worry about
Chinese Definition:
Total strokes: 13; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (heart) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
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Example Words
发愁 chóu to worry; to fret; to be anxious; to become sad
忧愁 yōu chóu to be worried
愁眉苦脸 chóu méi liǎn to look anxious (idiom); to look miserable
愁苦 chóu anxiety; distress
犯愁 fàn chóu to worry; to be anxious
More: 愁* | *愁 | *愁*
Example Sentences
There is nothing to worry about.
Rainy days always make me worry all day.
He looks upset all day, I don't know what happened.