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Meaning of 溺

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  • Pinyin:
    English Definition: to drown; to indulge; addicted to; to spoil (a child)
    Chinese Definition:
    ①淹没:溺水。溺死。
    ②沉迷不悟,过分,无节制:溺爱。沉溺。

    Example Words:
    沉溺 chén to indulge in; to wallow; absorbed in; deeply engrossed; addicted
    溺爱 ài to spoil; to pamper; to dote on
    溺水 shuǐ to drown
    溺死 to drown
    溺婴 yīng to drown a newborn baby (as method of infanticide)
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  • Pinyin: niào
    English Definition: variant of 尿
    Chinese Definition:
    ①同“尿”。
    Example Words:
    便溺 biàn niào to urinate or defecate; urine and feces
    More: 溺* | *溺 | *溺*
Example Sentences
1
Eventually he started this book so as not to drown.
2
One firefighter drowned in the crude while trying to fix an underwater pump.
3
In the end, however, the individual drowns in the sea of civilization.
4
One firefighter drowned in the crude while trying to fix an underwater pump.
5
西
He drowned in his own blood and was found dead the next morning.