Definition of 挫

  • crush
  • break
  • sprain
  • discourage


On'Yomi (音読み) Kun'yomi (訓読み)
  • くじ
  • くじける

Popular Words With This Kanji

挫折, ざせつ

frustration, setback, discouragement

挫く, くじく

to crush, to break, to sprain

挫ける, くじける

to be crushed, to be broken, to be sprained

脳挫傷, のうざしょう

cerebral contusion

挫傷, ざしょう

bruise (internal)

捻挫, ねんざ


頓挫, とんざ

setback, at a standstill or impasse

鋭を挫く, えいをくじく

to break the brunt

挫折感, ざせつかん

feeling of frustration, sense of failure

挫き, くじき


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