Trite

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Trite

  • (adj) (of a remark or idea) lacking originality or freshness; dull on account of overuse. “this point may now seem obvious and trite”

Trite meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • घिसा-पिटा, जीर्ण, पुराना

Trite origin

  • mid 16th century: from Latin tritus, past participle of terere ‘to rub’.

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

  • Movie Review: ‘De De Pyaar De’ is Random and Trite, Besides, after a point, continuing the tradition of mediocre Bollywood masala, the film becomes increasingly random and trite. There’s a cameo …
  • Opinion | A revival plan for the Congress that would secure its future, It is trite to observe that crises are opportunities. … India is teeming with bright, energetic people from all walks of life who crave to serve the …
  • Walt Disney Pictures’ ‘Aladdin’ (Hindi) Movie Review: Poor Dialogues …, Come on, Mr. Dialogue Writer and whoever else is responsible for green-lighting these trite lines, Indian children are not idiots. An update: the …
  • Top Trends in Content Marketing, The internet bandwagon juggernaut in India has seen millions get on board, … One of the most trite comments bandied around in marketing …
  • Bills of rights for the vulnerable, … stating that they would replicate the NRC process for the whole of India. … It is trite to say that a general election confers a mandate upon the …

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of Trite

  • trite sounds like tried…when smthng is tried again n again it bcomes hackneyed
    TRITE is to give something no RESPITE (without any rest whatsoever) – to keep it
  • continuously in use over and over again.

Trite pronunciation


Lacklustre

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Lacklustre

  • (adje) lacking in vitality, force, or conviction, uninspired or uninspiring.
    “no excuses were made for the team’s lacklustre performance”
  • (adje) (of the hair or the eyes) not shining; dull.
    “the conditioner will revitalize lacklustre hair”

Lacklustre meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • धुंधला, निष्प्रभ, निस्तेज, फीका, भावशून्य, प्रकाश हीन, बिना चमक का

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

  • Gold Rate Today: Gold trades lacklustre on muted spot demand
  • Banks likely to brighten up earnings in an otherwise lacklustre Q4 …
  • Match Recap: In-Form Hyderabad Beat Lacklustre Delhi by 5 Wickets
  • Lacklustre poll campaigning in Yavatmal-Washim
  • Mobile phone market set for lacklustre year

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of Lacklustre 

  • lacking luster..

Lacklustre pronunciation


Mundane

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Mundane

  • (adj) lacking interest or excitement; dull; “the mundane aspects of daily life”
  • (adj) of this earthly world rather than a heavenly or spiritual one; “the mundane world”

Mundane (मन्डेन / मन्डैन) meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi Dictionary)

  • नीरस, साधारण, सांसारिक

Mundane Origin

  • late Middle English (in sense 2): from Old French mondain, from late Latin mundanus, from Latin mundus ‘world’. Sense 1 dates from the late 19th century.

Mundane in a sentence (word usage in recent newspaper)

  • Ditch the Mundane: 5 Exciting Ways to Cook with Corn.
  • He tells touching tales from life’s mundane episodes.
  • Mr. Alex’s poems are ruminations over the seemingly mundane and the ordinary, which often attain extraordinary dimensions.
  • ‘Saanson Ke’ is the typically mundane, avoidable melancholy-driven song, that one has come to associate with a Pritam-KK collaboration.
  • Indo-US military logistics pact is mundane: Richard Verma.

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of mundane

  • monday = mundane .. another boring day..

Mundane Pronunciation

Prosaic

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Prosaic

  • (adj) lacking imaginativeness or originality; “prosaic language can’t convey the experience”
  • (adj) commonplace; unromantic; “the masses were too preoccupied by prosaic day-to-day concerns”

Prosaic (प्रोज़ेइक / प्रोज़ैइक) meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi Dictionary)

  • नीरस, फीका, बेरस, मामूली, शुष्क, साधारण

Prosaic Origin

  • late 16th century (as a noun denoting a prose writer): from late Latin prosaicus, from Latin prosa ‘straightforward (discourse)’ (see prose). Current senses of the adjective date from the mid 18th century.

Prosaic in a sentence (word usage in recent newspaper)

  • While England’s batting is so strong, the same cannot be said for their bowling which can have a prosaic look to it.
  • Think of words that add emphasise to your sentence, instead of going for the prosaic and easy words.
  • Tired of his prosaic job, Mumbai-based writer Shatrujeet Nath took a similar plunge midway through his journalistic career.
  • His methods might seem prosaic and a throwback to another era, but he brought stability to the Caribbean side through the course of the year.
  • The reality was somewhat more prosaic.

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of prosaic

  • Prosaic – Prozac is a tablet given to depressed people. Depressed people are dull and unimaginative

Prosaic pronunciation