Prosaic

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

Juvenile

Juvenile meaning in Hindi

Juvenile Vocab Meme Dictionary – English to Hindi translation with picture dictionary

Juvenile

  • (adj) for or relating to young people; “juvenile crime”
  • (adj) childish; immature; “she’s bored with my juvenile conversation”
  • (noun) a young person; “cases of assault in which the victims are juveniles”

Juvenile (जूवनल / जूवनाइल) meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi Dictionary)

  • किशोर व्यक्ति, नाबालिग व्यक्ति,  किशोर, तरुण, नाबालिग, बचकाना, यौवन संबंधी

Juvenile Origin

  • early 17th century: from Latin juvenilis, from juvenis ‘young, a young person’.

Juvenile in a sentence (word usage in recent newspaper)

  • In a first, juvenile to be tried as adult in gang-rape case.
  • To avenge son’s murder, dad fires at juvenile accused.
  • Juvenile crimes directly linked to drug abuse.
  • Missing juvenile reported from Music Street.
  • 17 kids at juvenile homes sexually abused in 5 years: CAG report.

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of juvenile

  • juven = jawan

Juvenile pronunciation

Vapid

vapid meaning in Hindi

Vapid Vocab Meme Dictionary – English to Hindi translation with picture dictionary

Vapid

  • (adj) offering nothing that is stimulating or challenging; bland; “vapid musical comedies”

Vapid (वैपिड) meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi Dictionary)

  • नीरस, फीका, बेजान

Vapid Origin

  • mid 17th century (used originally in description of drinks as ‘lacking in flavour’): from Latin vapidus

Vapid in a sentence (word usage in recent newspaper)

  • To an extent, this must be what the players in the Indian team would be feeling like after their ODI series win against a vapid Zimbabwe.
  • The grisly countenance of the film gets blunted by a somewhat vapid script.
  • But there are people who will still buy this book, despite its vapid language, its stock characters, its predictable plot twists, and its virgin-fantasy.
  • Film actors and TV anchors use its emotive expressions frequently otherwise they think their story becomes vapid.
  • If indeed there exists such an action plan, it is so vapid that it does not come to mind.

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of vapid

  • vapid – not rapid. Vapid century in 500 balls

Vapid Pronunciation