cuò

  1. cuò verb to push down / to inhibit
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 压抑 or 抑制 (Guoyu '挫' v 1; Unihan '挫'; XHZD '挫' 2, p. 116)
  2. cuò verb to chop down / to grind / to crush
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (Kroll 2015 '挫' 1, p. 71; Unihan '挫')
  3. cuò verb to destroy / to defeat
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 摧折 or 战败 (Guoyu '挫' v 1; Kroll 2015 '挫' 1a, p. 71)
  4. cuò verb to setback / to check
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (Kroll 2015 '挫' 2, p. 71; XHZD '挫' 1, p. 116)
  5. cuò verb to frustrate / to weaken
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (Kroll 2015 '挫' 2a, p. 71)
  6. cuò verb to humiliate / to abse / to be humiliated
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 屈辱 (Guoyu '挫' v 3; Kroll 2015 '挫' 3, p. 71)

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  • 挫折 setback / reverse ; to suppress / to inhibit / to stifle
  • 抑扬顿挫(抑揚頓挫) cadence / modulation
  • 挫败(挫敗) to thwart / to foil / to defeat
  • 受挫 thwarted / obstructed / setback
  • 挫折感 frustration
  • 折挫 to suffer setbacks ; to frustrate / to inhibit / to make difficult
  • 重挫 devastating setback / slump (in stock market etc) / crushing defeat / to cause a serious setback / to plummet
  • 力挫 to win as a result of tenacious effort / to fight off tough competition
  • 挫疮(挫瘡) acne / pustule
  • 顿挫抑扬(頓挫抑揚) cadence / modulation
  • 下挫 (of sales, prices etc) to fall / to drop / decline / slump

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