Meaning of 懈

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Pinyin: xiè
English Definition: lax; negligent
Chinese Definition:
Total strokes: 16; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (heart) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
  • Left to right
    • [ xīn ] heart; mind; soul
    • [ jiě ] to explain; to loosen; to unfasten, to untie
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Example Words
不懈 xiè untiring; unremitting; indefatigable
松懈 sōng xiè to relax; to relax efforts; to slack off; to take it easy; complacent; undisciplined
懈怠 xiè dài slack; lazy; remiss
无懈可击 xiè (idiom) impossible to fault; impeccable
常备不懈 cháng bèi xiè always on alert (idiom)
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