Definition of 僭

  • boastfully usurp

Readings

On'Yomi (音読み) Kun'yomi (訓読み)
  • シン
  • セン
  • せんする
  • おご

Popular Words With This Kanji

僭越, 僣越, せんえつ

presumptuous, arrogant, audacious, forward, insolent

僭称, せんしょう

pretension, assumption (of a title)

僭王, せんおう

usurper king

僭主, せんしゅ

usurper, tyrant

僭取, せんしゅ

usurpation

僭上, せんじょう

audacity, forwardness

僭する, せんする

to usurp boastfully

僭用, せんよう

using something belonging exclusively to someone else

僭位, せんい

usurpation of a throne

僭上越権, せんじょうえっけん

exceeding (overstepping) one's powers (competence, authority), abuse of one's legal authority, acting ultra vires


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