甚 means 'excessive'

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Strokes : 9    Frequency: 1631   JLPT: N1    Usefulness: 5    Study set: 5-27    Grade: 8   Intermediate lesson: -    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 16 words   Used in 24 words   Used in 142 names   Component in 22 kanji (2 Jōyō)
Jōyō (常用)
   はなはだしい excessive, severe   はなは immensely, greatly
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With the planet coming apart at the seams, 甚 is a timely kanji, helping people discuss intense damage and major disasters. Moving beyond environmental doom, you can use 甚 to say "serious misunderstanding," "quite thoughtless," and "big monetary losses." On the brighter side, this kanji enables you to say "deeply impressed," "very deep meaning," and "He liked you a lot.”
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 甚 is used 5 times, read 2 ways.
Across all words in Japanese, 甚 is used 16 times, read 2 ways.
ジン : 12 words FIND ALL
pleased; obliged; appreciative
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はなはだしい : 4 words FIND ALL
Most common form: はなはだ
very; greatly; exceedingly  (often written with kana only)
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An additional はなは.だ less common words include 甚 but the reading has not yet been categorized.
Henshall: 1449  Joy o' Kanji : 1449  Key to Kanji:

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ジン   はなはだしい excessive, severe   はなは immensely, greatly   
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カン   あま sweet, indulgent   あまえる to behave like a spoiled child   あまやかす to pamper   
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twenty; 20   にじゅう twenty   
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ジュウ   ジッ   と    とお ten   
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イチ   イツ   ひと    ひと- one   
ヒツ   ひき counter for animals   
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