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惨 (慘) cǎn

cǎn adjective tragic / miserable / wretched / cruel / inhuman
Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Condition 状况

Contained in

惨笑悲惨凄惨惨败惨绝人寰惨烈惨凄

Word is mentioned most frequently in

Truncated for common words

CollectionDocument TitleOccurrences
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《平準書》 Equalization 2
Er Ya 《爾雅》 《釋訓》 Explanation of Instructions 2
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《屈原賈生列傳》 Biographies of Qu Yuan and Master Jia 1
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《外戚世家》 Houses of the External Relatives 1
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《老子韓非列傳》 Biographies of Laozi and Han Fei 1
Er Ya 《爾雅》 《釋詁》 Explanation of Old Words 1
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《酷吏列傳》 Biographies of Cruel Officials 1
Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 《心部》 Xīn Radical 1
Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 《八佾第三》 Commentary on Ba Yi III 1
Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 《滕文公章句下》 Commentary on Teng Wen Gong II 1

Collocations

SimplifiedTraditionalExampleExample ReferenceFrequency
惨怛 慘怛 慘怛之疾 Zhuangzi 《莊子》 《盜跖》 The Robber Zhi 2
惨急 慘急 長吏益慘急而法令明察 Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《平準書》 Equalization 2
惨惨 慘慘 悄悄慘慘 Er Ya 《爾雅》 《釋訓》 Explanation of Instructions 2

Usage

Sampled for common words

ExampleSourceOccurrences
《盜跖》 The Robber Zhi in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 1
《釋詁》 Explanation of Old Words in Er Ya 《爾雅》 1
悄悄 《釋訓》 Explanation of Instructions in Er Ya 《爾雅》 2
法令 《平準書》 Equalization in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 2
漢王 《外戚世家》 Houses of the External Relatives in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 1
《老子韓非列傳》 Biographies of Laozi and Han Fei in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 1
《屈原賈生列傳》 Biographies of Qu Yuan and Master Jia in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 1
《酷吏列傳》 Biographies of Cruel Officials in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 1
《心部》 Xīn Radical in Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 1
《八佾第三》 Commentary on Ba Yi III in Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 1
夷狄 《滕文公章句下》 Commentary on Teng Wen Gong II in Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 1