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


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

Vapid

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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

Ponderous

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ponderous English Hindi meaning

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

Ponderous [pon-der-uh s]

  • (adj) slow and clumsy because of great weight.“a mechanical doll performed a ponderous dance”
  • (adj) (especially of speech or writing) dull or laborious.“the show is loaded down with ponderous one-liners”

Ponderous (पान्डरस) meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi Dictionary)

  • नीरस, भारी-भरकम, श्रमसाध्य, कष्टकारक, बोझल, वजनदार

Ponderous Origin

  • late Middle English: via French from Latin ponderosus, from pondus, ponder- ‘weight’.

Ponderous in a sentence (word usage in newspaper)

  • John McPhee has written a ponderous New Yorker story about the process of writing itself?
  • It reflects the efforts of a state getting down to the ponderous business of educating its citizens.
  • Wales can look ponderous and unimaginative in attack, although their defence is never far short of colossal.
  • Test match game gave way to porous defence and ponderous foot movement.
  • The pace of the narrative is painfully ponderous.

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of ponderous

  • Ponderous mein chhupa hai “Pound” = bhari-bharkam

Ponderous pronunciation

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