Meaning of 悚

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Pinyin: sǒng
English Definition: frightened
Chinese Definition:
Total strokes: 10; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (heart) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
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    • [ xīn ] heart; mind; soul
    • [ shù ] to bind, to control, to restrain; bale
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Example Words
悚然 sǒng rán frightened; terrified
毛骨悚然 máo sǒng rán to have one's hair stand on end (idiom); to feel one's blood run cold
惊悚 jīng sǒng horror (movie); thriller
震悚 zhèn sǒng (literary) to tremble with fear; to shock
悚然惊魂 sǒng rán jīng hún to tremble with fear (idiom)
More: 悚* | *悚 | *悚*
Example Sentences
My vacation ended when school started.
It had been so vivid and real that I was horrified for the unsaved .
When they were in fear of death, one of the guests suddenly nightmare start from.
There is likewise another great advantage in my scheme, that it will prevent those voluntary abortions , and that horrid practice of women murdering their bastard children, alas!
Dull and sleepy. Now the autumn river that sobers people up like a glittering long sword is nowhere to be found...