Definition of 惨

  • wretched
  • disaster
  • cruelty
  • harsh

Readings

On'Yomi (音読み) Kun'yomi (訓読み)
  • サン
  • ザン
  • みじ
  • いた
  • むご

Popular Words With This Kanji

惨敗, さんぱい, ざんぱい

ignominious defeat, crushing failure, utterly beaten, overwhelming defeat

悲惨, ひさん

disastrous, tragic, miserable, wretched, pitiful

惨事, さんじ

disaster, horrible accident

無残, 無惨, 無慚, 無慙, むざん

cruelty, atrocity, cold-bloodedness, tragedy, misery

惨状, さんじょう

disastrous scene, terrible spectacle

惨め, 不見目, みじめ

miserable, wretched, unhappy, sad, pitiable

惨禍, さんか

calamity

惨劇, さんげき

tragedy, tragic event

惨殺, ざんさつ

slaughter, massacre

惨い, 酷い, むごい

cruel, atrocious, merciless, inhuman, brutal


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