Definition of 耗

  • decrease


On'Yomi (音読み) Kun'yomi (訓読み)
  • モウ
  • コウ
  • カウ

Popular Words With This Kanji

消耗, しょうもう, しょうこう

exhaustion, consumption, waste, dissipation

消耗品, しょうもうひん

consumable goods

摩耗, 磨耗, まもう

wear, abrasion

摩耗, 磨耗, まもう

wear, abrasion

心神耗弱, しんしんもうじゃく, しんしんこうじゃく

unsound mind, legally unaccountable (e.g. due to mental illness, drugs, alcohol, etc.), diminished capacity, diminished responsibility

損耗, そんもう


消耗品費, しょうもうひんひ

office supplies

減耗, げんもう, げんこう

natural decrease

心神耗弱者, しんしんもうじゃくしゃ, しんしんこうじゃくしゃ

person of diminished capacity (e.g. drugs, alcohol, mental retardation, etc.)

消耗戦, しょうもうせん

war of attrition

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