Definition of 衰

  • decline
  • wane
  • weaken


On'Yomi (音読み) Kun'yomi (訓読み)
  • スイ
  • おとろえる

Popular Words With This Kanji

衰える, おとろえる

to become weak, to decline, to wear, to abate, to decay, to wither, to waste away

老衰, ろうすい

senility, senile decay, infirmity (through age)

衰退, すいたい

decline, decay

衰え, おとろえ

weakening, emaciation, decline

衰弱, すいじゃく

weakness, debility, breakdown, prostration

盛衰, せいすい

rise and fall, ups and downs, welfare, vicissitudes

減衰, げんすい

attenuation, damping, decay

衰亡, すいぼう

ruin, downfall, collapse

衰微, すいび

decline, decadence, ebb tide

神経衰弱, しんけいすいじゃく

neurasthenia, nervous breakdown, concentration (card game involving turning over face-down cards to find identical pairs)

This site uses the EDICT and KANJIDIC dictionary files. These files are the property of the Electronic Dictionary Research and Development Group, and are used in conformance with the Group's licence.

Study Lists

Jōyō Kanji Study List

This list contains all Kanji in the revised 2010 Jōyō Kanji list.  This is a guide to the Kanji characters by the Japanese Ministry of...

Remember The Kanji 6th Edition

This is the collection of Kanji that is provided in the 6th Edition of Remember The Kanji. This is meant to make it easy to add this list...

JLPT N1 Study List

This list contains all words and kanji related to the JLPT N1 test. Official word and kanji lists are not available for these tests;...

Join Now And Go Premium To Create Your Own Vocabulary Study Lists

Join Now

Related Practice Sheets

There's Nothing Here Yet!
Nobody has created a related Practice Sheet yet. Create one now to help practice your writing skills.

Join And Go Premium To Create Your Own Practice Sheets

Join Now