Meaning of 挫

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Pinyin: cuò
English Definition: obstructed; to fail; to oppress; to repress; to lower the tone; to bend back; to dampen
Chinese Definition:

Total strokes: 10; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (hand) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
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Example Words:
挫折 [ cuò zhé ]: setback; reverse; check; defeat; frustration; disappointment; to frustrate; to discourage; to set sb back; to blunt; to subdue
下挫 [ xià cuò ]: (of sales, prices etc) to fall; to drop; decline; slump
力挫 [ cuò ]: to win as a result of tenacious effort; to fight off tough competition
受挫 [ shòu cuò ]: thwarted; obstructed; setback
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