Meaning of 懦

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Pinyin: nuò
English Definition: imbecile; timid
Chinese Definition:
Total strokes: 17; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (heart) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
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    • [ xīn ] heart; mind; soul
    • [ ] to need, to require; must
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Example Words
懦弱 nuò ruò cowardly; weak
怯懦 qiè nuò timid; gutless; weakling
懦夫 nuò coward
愚懦 nuò ignorant and timid
懦弱胆怯 nuò ruò dǎn qiè timid and weak (idiom)
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Example Sentences
Conscience and cowardice are really the same things.
Fear can hold you prisoner, hope can see you free.
A genus of the family Dugongidae comprising only Steller's sea cow .
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Her heart quickened with happiness that she felt the child's flint movement in those children down.