Meaning of 恻

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(Trad.: 惻)
English Definition: sorrowful
Chinese Definition:
Total strokes: 9; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (heart) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
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    • [ xīn ] heart; mind; soul
    • [ ] rule, law, regulation; grades
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Example Words
恻隐之心 yǐn zhī xīn compassion
恻隐 yǐn compassion; empathetic
缠绵悱恻 chán mián fěi (of a person) sad beyond words (idiom); (of music, literature etc) poignant; very sentimental
凄恻 heartbroken; sorrowful
恻怛之心 zhī xīn see 恻隐之心
More: 恻* | *恻 | *恻*
Example Sentences
If you listen closely you can hear him right now whispering, Love your enemies, and do them good, and lend, never despairing;
I'm very happy to know that the people of the Common-wealth have responded so generously to this campaign.
And so, my fellow Americans, at the edge of the 21st century, let us begin with energy and hope, with faith and discipline, and let us work until our work is done.
A simple rapid determination method of adsorption-desorption rate constants of organic compounds on natural sediment is studied basing on two compartment model.
We provide thermometers here to take your temperature.