Components

尤 means 'plausible'

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Strokes : 4    Frequency: 2920   Usefulness: 6    Study set: 6-8    Grade: 9   Intermediate lesson: -    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 11 words   Used in 19 words   Used in 8 names   Component in 20 kanji (3 Jōyō)
Jinmeiyō (人名用)
Kun
   もっと plausible
On    ユウ
Kun    とがめる
⿻   lame   dot  
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尤 is not used in the most common form of any of the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese.
Across all words in Japanese, 尤 is used 18 times, read 2 ways (with 1 variation).
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ユウ : 10 words FIND ALL
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noun
something superior; beautiful woman
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もっと : 7 words FIND ALL
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expression
1. You are quite right  (often written with kana only)
2. reasonable; natural; just  (see also: 尤も; polite (teineigo) language; often written with kana only)
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もっと (read as もっとも) : 1 word FIND ALL
Most common form: 至極ごもっとも
expression
You are quite right; Quite so; What you say is sensible enough
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もっと plausible   
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lame   
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イチ   イツ   ひと    ひと- one   
ジン   ニン   ひと person   
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