obstructed; to fail; to oppress; to repress; to lower the tone; to bend back; to dampen

strokes 10
strokes after radical 7
挫败 挫敗 cuo4 bai4
to thwart; to foil (sb's plans); a setback; a failure; a defeat

挫疮 挫瘡 cuo4 chuang1
acne; pustule

挫折 挫折 cuo4 zhe2
setback; reverse; check; defeat; frustration; disappointment; to frustrate; to discourage; to set sb back; to blunt; to subdue

挫折感 挫折感 cuo4 zhe2 gan3

顿挫 頓挫 dun4 cuo4
a transition (stop and change) in spoken sound, music or in brush strokes; a cadence; punctuated by a transition; with syncopated cadence (brush stroke in painting)

顿挫抑扬 頓挫抑揚 dun4 cuo4 yi4 yang2
cadence; modulation

力挫 力挫 li4 cuo4
to win as a result of tenacious effort; to fight off tough competition

受挫 受挫 shou4 cuo4
thwarted; obstructed; setback

下挫 下挫 xia4 cuo4
(of sales, prices etc) to fall; to drop; decline; slump

抑扬顿挫 抑揚頓挫 yi4 yang2 dun4 cuo4
see 頓挫抑揚|顿挫抑扬

折挫 折挫 zhe2 cuo4
to frustrate; to inhibit; to make things difficult

重挫 重挫 zhong4 cuo4
devastating setback; slump (in stock market etc); crushing defeat; to cause a serious setback; to plummet