Meaning of 躁

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Pinyin: zào
English Definition: hot-tempered; impatient
Chinese Definition:
Total strokes: 20; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (foot) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
  • Left to right
    • [ ] foot; to attain, to satisfy; enough
    • [ zào ] the sound of birds chirping
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Example Words
浮躁 zào fickle and impatient; restless; giddy; scatterbrained
烦躁 fán zào jittery; twitchy; fidgety
急躁 zào irritable; irascible; impetuous
焦躁 jiāo zào fretful; impatient
暴躁 bào zào irascible; irritable; violent
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Example Sentences
We should guard against arrogance and impatience.
He is very irritable right now.
It's best not to provoke him. He has a bad temper.
She becomes restless and irritated when someone mentions her past.
We need to face problems calmly and rationally, instead of being impulsive and panicking.