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没 means 'sink'

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Strokes : 7    Frequency: 1391   JLPT: N1    Usefulness: 5    Challenge set: 9    Grade: 8   Intermediate lesson: -    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 34 words   Used in 66 words   Used in 4 names   Not used as a component
Jōyō (常用)
On
   ボツ
On    モツ
Kun    おぼれる   しず   ない
As the abundant sample sentences show, 没 enables you to talk about passing out drunk, dropping a phone in the toilet, having things confiscated or rejected, lacking a personality, and going down with a sinking ship. Nevertheless, 没 strikes me as a happy kanji! It's strongly associated with sunsets, and it appears in words for "immersion" (e.g., losing oneself in blissful pursuits).
This is a synopsis of Joy o' Kanji's in-depth essay on 没
⿰   () water   lance shaft  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 没 is used 7 times, read 1 way (with 1 variation).
Across all words in Japanese, 没 is used 62 times, read 2 ways (with 2 variations).
ボツ : 51 words FIND ALL
1. sinking; foundering; going down; submersion
2. getting dead drunk  (colloquialism)
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ボツ (read as ぼっ) : 7 words FIND ALL
forfeiture; seizure; confiscation; impounding
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5
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モツ (read as もっ) : 3 words FIND ALL
1. to sink; to go down; to set  (see also: 没する; archaic)
2. to pass away; to die
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モツ : 1 word FIND ALL
noun
myrrh  (see also: ミルラ)
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Henshall: 1823  Joy o' Kanji : 1823  Key to Kanji:

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ボツ    sink   
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lance shaft   
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キ    table   
また again   
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スイ   みず water   
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