Taxonomy of meanings for 佞:

  • 佞 nìng (OC: neeŋs MC: neŋ) 乃定切 去 廣韻:【諂也一曰才也俗作佞 】
    • ELOQUENT
      • nabactsuperficial eloquence, outward well-spokenness; empty rhetoric
      • nabdispositionrhetorical ability
      • v[adN]pluralpeople who are skilful talkers, glib talker, rhetorical sham
      • vadNeloquent, rhetorically smooth 佞人
      • vibe eloquent, have shrewd eloquence 寡人不佞
      • viderogatorybe glib-tongued,be rhetorically crafty
    • FAVOURITE
      • viactcultivate favourite status through glib-tongued behaviour; enjoy the status of a well-spoken favourite
    • FLATTER
      • nabactflattery
      • v[adN]flatterer; the psychophantic 四佞
      • vadNengaging in flattery, sycophantic 佞人
      • vadVthrough rhetorically polished flattery
      • viactto engage in flattery
      • vtoNingratiate oneself through cleverness of speech; shrewd eloquence; glib rhetoric
    • CHEAT
      • WICKED
        • TENDER
          • TALENT
            • CONFUSED