Catastrophic

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Catastrophic

  • (adj) involving or causing sudden great damage or suffering. “a catastrophic earthquake”
  • (adj) extremely unfortunate or unsuccessful. “catastrophic mismanagement of the economy”
  • (adj) involving a sudden and large-scale alteration in state. “the body undergoes catastrophic collapse towards the state of a black hole”
  • (adj) relating to geological catastrophism.

Catastrophic meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • विनाशकारी, अनर्थकारी, आपाती, प्रलयंकर

Catastrophic in a sentence (word usage in recent Hindu newspaper)

  • Scrapping Article 370 will be ‘catastrophic‘, says Mehbooba Mufti, SRINAGAR: India has failed Kashmir in keeping its promises, PDP chief and former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Mehbooba Mufi said on …
  • Former CMs of J&K fear ‘catastrophic consequences’, Press Trust of India Former chief ministers of Jammu and Kashmir Omar Abdullah and Mehbooba Mufti on Monday reacted angrily to the …
  • Tiger flees wildlife park for Assam shop amid catastrophic India floods, With Assam usually one of the worst-hit Indian states during the annual rains, the park has been building ridges for the animals to swim to, …
  • Manage land better to prevent catastrophic breakdown …. land must change dramatically if we are to avert catastrophic climate change.
  • Nuclear-armed India and Pakistan move closer to war after Kashmir annexation … This catastrophic and unconstitutional decision taken under …

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of Catastrophic

  • Cut a trophy:: if we loss the trophy then that event will be big loss misfortune , so is the meaning –> event resulting in great loss and misfortune
  • jab kutte ne KATA on the “TROUGH” then disaster happens!!!

Catastrophic pronunciation


Daunting

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Daunting

  • (adj) seeming difficult to deal with in prospect, intimidating. “a daunting task”
  • (verb) make (someone) feel intimidated or apprehensive. “some people are daunted by technology”

Daunting meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • डरावना, हतोत्साही, चुनौतीपूर्ण, भयभीत करने वाला

Daunting origin

  • Middle English: from Old French danter, from Latin domitare, frequentative of domare ‘to tame’.

Daunting in a sentence (word usage in recent Hindu newspaper)

  • Water supply remains a daunting task, Albertina Nakale. WINDHOEK – The prevailing water scarcity in the country and the persisting drought should serve as a reminder that water …
  • Slowdown, global tensions make it a daunting task for Nirmala …, New Delhi: Whether defending her party in the media or the government over graft charges, Nirmala Sitharaman is no stranger to taking up …
  • Stumbling England face daunting India challenge, Their task, against an India side who recently usurped Eoin Morgan’s … summit of the MRF Tyres ICC Men’s ODI Team Rankings, is daunting.
  • Union Budget 2019: Nirmala Sitharaman faces daunting task of …m The India Ratings report raised concerns on the off-balance sheet borrowings by the government; It said the fiscal consolidation must continue …
  • Michelle Obama Recalls Daunting Sleepover Security Rules For …, Former US first lady Michelle Obama let her guard down over the weekend, recalling in an interview how Secret Service security shaped the …

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of Daunting 

  • Daun Sounds Like Don Nting Sounds Like Acting . Don Dicouraging The Persons Who Acting Like A Fearesome

Daunting pronunciation


Afflict

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Afflict

  • (verb) (of a problem or illness) cause pain or trouble to; affect adversely. “his younger child was afflicted with a skin disease”
  • (verb) (of a celestial body) be in a stressful aspect with (another celestial body or a point on the ecliptic).“Jupiter is afflicted by Mars in opposition”

Afflict meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • दुःखी होना, पीड़ित होना, पीड़ा देना, खिजाना, सताना, आक्रान्त करना, कष्ट पहुँचाना, दुःख देना, पीड़ित करना, कष्ट देना, विपदा में डालना

Afflict origin

  • late Middle English (in the sense ‘deject, humiliate’): from Latin afflictare ‘knock about, harass’, or from afflict- ‘knocked down, weakened’: both from the verb affligere, from ad- ‘to’ + fligere ‘to strike, dash’.

Afflict in a sentence (word usage in recent Hindu newspaper)

  • Billing Problems Continue to Afflict Customers of UK ISP Plusnet
  • Not just a Japanese disease: Mizuho’s woes afflict the world
  • Earlier, it was perceived that chronic ailments like diabetes, hypertension, coronary heart disease and cancer afflict the affluent class of older …
  • Forced evictions, discrimination continue to afflict Bulgaria’s Roma …
  • Life in a Kenyan rubbish dump: Illness, poverty afflict community

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of Afflict

  • sounds like infection, which causes a state of distress, irritation and suffering
  • it can be a combination of two words..affection and conflict….so when there is a conflict in affection its a cause of great distress and suffering.

Afflict pronunciation

Consternation

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consternation meaning in HindiConsternation

  • (noun) a feeling of anxiety or dismay, typically at something unexpected; “to her consternation her car wouldn’t start”

Consternation (कान्स्टर्नेशन / कान्स्टर्नैशन) meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi Dictionary)

  • घबराहटव्याकुलतासनसनी

Consternation Origin

  • early 17th century: from Latin consternatio(n- ), from the verb consternare ‘lay prostrate, terrify.

Consternation in a sentence (word usage in recent newspaper)

  • Consternation over Bhopal encounter.
  • Trump’s campaign rhetoric caused consternation in many world capitals, including Tokyo.
  • Trump caused consternation in December 2015 by mooting a ban on all Muslims travelling to the United States.
  • There seems to be consternation within the Congress on the proposed Grand Alliance in Uttar Pradesh on the lines of Bihar.
  • School Burnings Cause Consternation in Indian Kashmir.

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of consternation

  • conster (~monster) + nation, monster in your nation will cause consternation

Consternation Pronunciation

Hysteria

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hysteria meaning in HindiHysteria

  • (noun) exaggerated or uncontrollable emotion or excitement.
  • (noun) an old-fashioned term for a psychological disorder characterized by conversion of psychological stress into physical symptoms (somatization) or a change in self-awareness.

Hysteria (हिस्टीरीअ / हिस्टेरीअ) meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi Dictionary)

  • मिरगी, वातोंमाद

Hysteria Origin

  • mid 17th century (as an adjective): via Latin from Greek husterikos ‘of the womb’, from hustera ‘womb’ (hysteria being thought to be specific to women and associated with the womb).

Hysteria in a sentence (word usage in recent newspaper)

  • New York Trump voters: ‘Enough with the hysteria‘.
  • Democrats need to get past their hysteria and move on.
  • In his biography on Khanna, Gautam Chintamani has attempted to explore the hysteria around him.
  • Celebrating Girl Power: Hysteria and Hypocrisy.
  • Union Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi on Wednesday ridiculed the ongoing family hysteria in the Samajwadi Party.

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of Hysteria

  • hysteria = history + mystery… creates lot of excitement…  dinosaur hysteria

Hysteria Pronunciation