1. adjective contrary / opposite / backwards / upside down
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 反常 (GHC '逆' 8; Kroll 2015 '逆' 2b)
  2. verb to go against / to oppose
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (Kroll 2015 '逆' 2; NCCED '逆' 3)
  3. verb to welcome
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 迎接 (GHC '逆' 1; Kroll 2015 '逆' 1)
  4. verb to confront / to meet straight on
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (Kroll 2015 '逆' 1a)
  5. verb to betray / to rebel
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 叛乱 (GHC '逆' 7; Kroll 2015 '逆' 2a; NCCED '逆' 7)
  6. verb to presume / to anticipate
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (Kroll 2015 '逆' 3)
  7. adverb beforehand / in advance
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 预先 (GHC '逆' 4; Kroll 2015 '逆' 3; NCCED '逆' 8)
  8. verb to receive
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 接受 (GHC '逆' 2; Kroll 2015 '逆' 1)
  9. verb to guess / to conjecture
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 揣测 (GHC '逆' 3)
  10. verb to resist
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 抵抗 (GHC '逆' 5)
  11. verb to disobey
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 忤逆 (GHC '逆' 6; NCCED '逆' 2, 4)
  12. verb to present a petition to the emperor
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 上书奏事 (GHC '逆' 6)
  13. adjective adverse / unfavorable
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (NCCED '逆' 5)
  14. noun a traitor
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (NCCED '逆' 7)

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  • 逆潮 counter to the tide
  • 不可逆转(不可逆轉) irreversible
  • 逆流 a counter-current
  • 逆锋起笔(逆鋒起筆) a hooked-like movement of the brush to start a stroke
  • 逆产(逆產) a traitor's property
  • 逆反 rebellious / opposite
  • 逆境 adversity / a predicament
  • 倒行逆施 to go against the tide / to do things all wrong ; perversely go against the mainstream
  • 逆差 an adverse trade balance / a trade deficit
  • 叛逆 to rebel / to revolt / to disobey
  • 忤逆 to disobey / to be disobedient to parents
  • 悖逆 rebelious / disloyal
  • 逆行 to go the wrong way
  • 违逆 to disobey / to defy an edict / to violate / to go against / to run counter to ; to disobey / to defy an edict / to violate / to go against / to run counter to
  • 忠言逆耳 honest advice, although unpleasant to the ear, induces good conduct
  • 违逆 to disobey / to defy an edict / to violate / to go against / to run counter to ; to disobey / to defy an edict / to violate / to go against / to run counter to
  • 逆耳 to be unpleasant to hear
  • 逆贼(逆賊) renegade / traitor and bandit
  • 逆风(逆風) upwind ; to go against the wind
  • 逆向 backwards / reverse direction
  • 逆向思考 using reverse logic for reasoning
  • 逆序 inverse order
  • 逆旅 guest-house / inn
  • 逆天 to be in defiance of the natural order
  • 不可逆 irreversible
  • 逆水 against the current / upstream
  • 逆子 unfilial son
  • 逆臣 rebellious minister
  • 可逆 reversible ; invertible
  • 逆料 to foresee / to predict
  • 气逆(氣逆) reverse flow of qi
  • 逆伦(逆倫) unnatural relationship (parricide, incest etc) / unfilial conduct / against social morals
  • 逆转(逆轉) to turn back / to reverse
  • 逆时针(逆時針) anticlockwise / counterclockwise
  • 逆心 unfavorable / undesired
  • 篡逆 to rebel / to revolt
  • 逆喻 oxymoron
  • 背逆 to violate / to go against
  • 逆火 to backfire
  • 莫逆 very friendly

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  • 逆女 (逆女) 紀裂繻來逆女 — The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》, 隱公 Lord Yin — count: 15
  • 来逆 (來逆) 紀裂繻來逆女 — The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》, 隱公 Lord Yin — count: 10
  • 齐逆 (齊逆) 公子翬如齊逆女 — The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》, 桓公 Lord Huan — count: 8
  • 逆叔 (逆叔) 莒慶來逆叔姬 — The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》, 莊公 Lord Zhang — count: 7
  • 逆王后 (逆王后) 遂逆王后于紀 — The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》, 桓公 Lord Huan — count: 6
  • 逆妇 (逆婦) 鄭公子忽如陳逆婦媯 — The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》, 隱公 Lord Yin — count: 4
  • 士逆 (士逆) 卿士逆 — Book of Documents 《尚書》, 周書 洪範 Zhou Shu - Great Plan — count: 3
  • 师逆 (師逆) 左師逆王 — The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》, 僖公 Lord Xi — count: 3
  • 庶民逆 (庶民逆) 庶民逆 — Book of Documents 《尚書》, 周書 洪範 Zhou Shu - Great Plan — count: 3
  • 子逆 (子逆) 宣子逆諸階 — The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》, 襄公 Lord Xiang — count: 3