Meaning of 疚

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Pinyin: jiù
English Definition: chronic disease; guilt; remorse
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Total strokes: 8; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (sickness) conveys the meaning.
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Example Words
内疚 nèi jiù guilty conscience; to feel a twinge of guilt
愧疚 kuì jiù to feel guilty; to feel ashamed of oneself; to be remorseful
歉疚 qiàn jiù remorseful; guilt-ridden
负疚 jiù (literary) to feel apologetic; to feel guilty
内省不疚 nèi xǐng jiù to find no fault in examining one's heart (idiom)
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