Ordeal


Ordeal

  • (noun) a very unpleasant and prolonged experience. “the ordeal of having to give evidence”
  • (noun) an ancient test of guilt or innocence by subjection of the accused to severe pain, survival of which was taken as divine proof of innocence. “ordeals conducted in the twelfth century”

Ordeal meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • दिव्य, परख, आज़माइश, अग्नि या जल द्वारा परीक्षा, कठिन परीक्षा, अग्नि परीक्षा, कटु अनुभव

Ordeal origin

  • Old English ordālordēl, of Germanic origin; related to German urteilen ‘give judgement’, from a base meaning ‘share out’. The word is not found in Middle English (except once in Chaucer’s Troilus ); modern use of ordeal (sense 2) began in the late 16th century, whence ordeal (sense 1) (mid 17th century).

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

  • Fame comes at a cost: Sophie Turner opens up about ordeal with …
  • KZN mother’s harrowing ordeal as her child is locked in classroom …
  • Bandits beat, rob family in 4-hour ordeal
  • Norway Cruise Ship Passenger Describes Terrifying Ordeal
  • Five-hour Jet fuel ordeal

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of Ordeal

  • Koi aur deal karo yaar is se he is ORDEAL to handle
  • or deal – delivering 10 pizza in 10 min.A painful or horrific experience

Ordeal pronunciation


Adversity

adversity English Hindi meaning

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

Adversity

  • (noun) a difficult or unpleasant situation.

Adversity (ऐड्वर्सिटी / अड्वर्सिटी) meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi Dictionary)

  • कठिनाई, गरीबी, तंगहाली, दुःख, दुर्दिन, दुर्भाग्य, विपत्ति, ग़रीबी, अभाग्य, आपदा

Adversity Origin

  • Middle English: from Old French adversite, from Latin adversitas, from advertere ‘turn towards’.

Adversity in a sentence (word usage in recent newspaper)

  • Children learn to handle adversity from parents.
  • I was trying to stay cheerful in the face of adversity.
  • Nanna taught me to be brave in the face of adversity.
  • It’s also a story of extremely brave parents who are willing to support their child in the face of adversity.
  • It is the close ones that fail to give love and courage to their children during times of adversity if not protect them from it.

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of adversity

  • Adversity = adverse + situation

Adversity pronunciation

Fearless like a child — overcoming adversity

Melancholic

Melancholic English Hindi meaning

Melancholic Vocab Meme Dictionary – English to Hindi Translation

Melancholic [mel-uh n-kol-ik]

  • (adj) sadness, or a person who feels this way

  • (adj) disposed to or affected with melancholy; gloomy

Melancholic (मेलन्कालिक) meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi Dictionary)

  • अवसादग्रस्त, उदास, म्लान, विषादग्रस्त, विषादपूर्ण, उदासी की अवस्था

Melancholic Origin

  • Middle English: from Old French melancolie, via late Latin from Greek melankholia, from melas, melan- ‘black’ + kholē ‘bile’, an excess of which was formerly believed to cause depression

Melancholic in a sentence (word usage in recent newspaper)

  • I felt melancholic about this.
  • For it’s when we’re melancholic that words flow for most of us and the emoji simply usurps those words.
  • But having said that, The Lovers and the Leavers is not a melancholic book.
  • What is commendable is that both actors effortlessly transition from happy to melancholic to even angry in some scenes.
  • His demeanour suggests a meditative melancholic mood.

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of Melancholic

  • melan = ‘black’ = sadness

Melancholic Pronunciation

Bollywood – Melancholic scenes

Torment

torment English Hindi meaning

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

Torment [tawr-ment]

  • (noun) severe physical or mental suffering “their deaths have left both families in torment”
  • (noun) a cause of severe suffering “the journey must have been a torment for them”
  • (verb) cause to experience severe mental or physical suffering “he was tormented by jealousy”
  • (verb) annoy or provoke in an unkind way “every day I have kids tormenting me because they know I live alone”

Torment meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi Dictionary)

  • यातना, कष्ट, तड़पाना, सताना, कष्ट पहुंचाना

Torment Origin

  • Middle English (as both noun and verb referring to the infliction or suffering of torture): Old French torment (noun), tormenter (verb), from Latin tormentum ‘instrument of torture’, from torquere ‘to twist’.

Torment in a sentence (word usage in newspaper)

  • After undergoing the torment, I was released and immediately came back to Coimbatore.
  • To find peace from all the bad dreams that torment him, He sets off for a journey to the plains of silence.
  • Australia paceman Mitchell Johnson is at full throttle and ready to torment England’s batsmen again in the Ashes series.
  • They torment their wives for merely voicing their opinions.
  • With prices rising higher, onions are back to torment the government.

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of torment

  • torment – torrent per agar mujhe meri movie na mile to i feel tortured (torment)

Torment pronunciation

Basanti undergoing the torment