kindhearted/excel

(personleft) + (grieve) Same-ON
★★★★☆
17 strokes
DUPEJERKPN
JERK: by itself, it means nice, but in a JUKUGO, it means EXCEL, or, for some reason, ACTOR.

Also this kanji has the distinction of being a DOUBLE dupe: there's two やさしいs AND two すぐれるs!

Onyomi

YUU

Mnemonic

YOU are such a kindhearted person to grieve for the loss of my mom's cousin's great-aunt twice removed, whom you've never even met!

In other words, a kindhearted PERSON often excels at grief.

Kunyomi

( に or が ) ずぐ*れる to outdo, to be superior.
★★☆☆☆
やさ*しい warm-hearted. , emphasis on the personality, They make people feel comfortable and understand the feelings of others. Young people can use 優しい人 as kind of a put-down, like "He's just a 'nice guy.'"
★★★★★

Jukugo

優先(ゆうせん) する

priority ★★★☆☆
(kindhearted/excel) + (earlier/ the tip) = 優先 (priority)

priority (make it a priority: xxx優先されてる)

俳優(はいゆう)

actor ★★★☆☆
(actor) + (kindhearted/excel) = 俳優 (actor)

優秀(ゆうしゅう)

superior ★★☆☆☆
(kindhearted/excel) + (excel) = 優秀 (superior)

superior, excellent

男優(だんゆう)

actor ★★☆☆☆
(man) + (kindhearted/excel) = 男優 (actor)

女優(じょゆう)

actress ★★☆☆☆
(woman) + (kindhearted/excel) = 女優 (actress)

Lookalikes

Meaning Hint Radical
grieve no person
kindhearted/excel PERSON

Without a kindhearted PERSON in your life, you'll grieve.

Synonyms

classy or sophisticated
上品    洗練された    優雅な   
kind
親切    優しい   
nice
優しい    易しい   
pleasant
快い    心地よい    親しい    優しい   
surpass
優勢    優秀な    秀でる   
to excel
優れる    勝れる