Meaning of 慎

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Pinyin: shèn
English Definition: careful; cautious
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Total strokes: 13; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (heart) conveys the meaning.
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Example Words
谨慎 jǐn shèn cautious; prudent
慎重 shèn zhòng cautious; careful; prudent
不慎 shèn incautious; inattentive
审慎 shěn shèn prudent; cautious
小心谨慎 xiǎo xīn jǐn shèn cautious and timid (idiom); prudent; careful
More: 慎* | *慎 | *慎*
Example Sentences
I'd like to say, 'Choose your behaviors wisely,' because they're going to impact people around you.
None of us should be cheated of our payments any more than a plumber should be cheated after he has fixed the pipes but a careless electrician causes a fire that burns down the house.
He may occasionally hurt others but this is not done out of deliberate cruelty.
So what exactly are China' s security aims, and why should we care?
Nearly all nations have state-owned firms and are likely to be wary of measures that could restrict their ability to run these enterprises as they want.