Definition of 妄

  • delusion
  • unnecessarily
  • without authority
  • reckless


On'Yomi (音読み) Kun'yomi (訓読み)
  • モウ
  • ボウ
  • みだりに

Popular Words With This Kanji

妄言, 暴言, ぼうげん, もうげん

reckless remark, rash remark, abusive language, thoughtless words

妄想, 盲想, もうそう, ぼうそう

wild idea, delusion

妄りに, 濫りに, 猥りに, みだりに

without authority, without reason, arbitrarily, unnecessarily, indiscriminately, recklessly

被害妄想, ひがいもうそう

persecution complex

虚妄, きょもう

falsehood, untruth, delusion

誇大妄想, こだいもうそう


妄信, 盲信, ぼうしん, もうしん

blind acceptance, blind belief, credulity

妄語, もうご

lie, falsehood

妄執, 盲執, もうしゅう

deep-rooted delusion, firm conviction (based on incorrect beliefs)

妄動, 盲動, ぼうどう, もうどう

acting blindly

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