wéi xīn

Chinese dictionary
Show pinyin

  • v.against one's will; contrary to one's convictions

    • wǒ zhè me zuò shì wéi xīn de


      I did it against my better judgement.

    • tā bì xū wéi xīn de xià lìng chè jūn le


      He must give the order to retreat, even if he does not want to.

Word usage

  • "违" and "心" can be combined as one word, or be used separately with other elements inserted.
    • He said the words against his conscience.

    • 我们我们

      We were against our will to help him.