Nonplus

nonplus meaning in hindiNonplus

  • (verb) surprise and confuse (someone) so much that they are unsure how to react; “Diane was nonplussed by such an odd question”
  • (noun) a state of being very surprised and confused; “reduced to a perfect nonplus, he rose from his chair”

Nonplus (नान्प्लस) meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi Dictionary)

  • संकोच, परेशानी,  हैरान करना, हक्का-बक्का करना, उलझन में पड़ना

Nonplus Origin

  • late 16th century: from Latin non plus ‘not more’. The noun originally meant ‘a state in which no more can be said or done’.

Nonplus in a sentence (word usage in recent newspaper)

  • Words like nonplus, dumbfounding, stupefy …all come to life when you are in this part of the world.
  • Ramarajabhushanudu also known as Bhattu Murthy, a serious poet, was seen interjecting with repartee, to nonplus some of his colleagues.
  • When the chief of police learned he was about to be arrested, he became nonplussed and refused to answer any questions.
  • The inexperienced teenage driver was nonplussed when his car began to slide on the ice.
  • Even the experienced doctor was nonplussed when he saw the patient with a chainsaw in his skull.

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of nonplus

  • nonplus = 9 + plus = +++++++++ sounds confusing nah?

Nonplus Pronunciation