Definition of 迫

  • urge
  • force
  • imminent
  • spur on


On'Yomi (音読み) Kun'yomi (訓読み)
  • ハク
  • せま

Popular Words With This Kanji

迫る, 逼る, せまる

to approach, to draw near, to be imminent, to press (someone for something), to urge, to compel

緊迫, きんぱく

tension, strain

迫力, はくりょく

force, intensity, appeal, strength, impact, punch

脅迫, きょうはく

threat, menace, coercion, terrorism

圧迫, あっぱく

pressure, coercion, oppression

迫害, はくがい


気迫, 気魄, きはく

spirit, soul, drive, vigor, vigour

切迫, せっぱく

pressure, urgency, tension, imminence, acuteness

迫撃, はくげき

close attack

肉薄, 肉迫, にくはく

come close to, closing in upon, pressing hard (on the enemy), challenge

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