Atrocity

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Atrocity

  • (noun) an extremely wicked or cruel act, typically one involving physical violence or injury. “a textbook which detailed war atrocities”
  • (noun) a highly unpleasant or distasteful object. “atrocities in cheap red nylon”

Atrocity meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • अत्याचार, नृशंसता, अति पाप, क्रूरता, अतिदुष्ट व्यवहार, उद्दंडता, क्रूरता, नृशंसता

Atrocity origin

  • mid 16th century (in the sense ‘cruelty’): from French atrocité or Latin atrocitas, from atroxatroc- ‘cruel’.

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

  • 100 Years Ago | 7 September 2019, Little by little this kind of atrocity committed under the guise of official sanction must be made as impossible in India as, for fifty years at any rate, …
  • Not much to celebrate on 15 August owing to atrocities in …, On the occasion of India’s 73rd Independence Day, various political … miles away it’s clear that what’s happening in Kashmir is an atrocity.
  • Old video of youth allegedly beaten by Indian army men viral …, A video where army men can be seen brutally thrashing a man is viral on social media with the claim that the atrocity is taking place in Kashmir.
  • What Reporting On The Begusarai Dalit Atrocity Case Has Told Me About The … media avoids because it does not suit their Dalit atrocity narrative. ….. to fact check and counter malicious fake news being spread about India.
  • Uttar Pradesh government is committing atrocity: Azam Khan …, Samajwadi Party (SP) leader Azam Khan on Monday said that the state government is committing an “atrocity” to win the upcoming bypolls in …

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of Atrocity 

  • divide it like.atro(sounds like metro)+city …and we always get the news of brutel and cruel behaviour ..from METRO (ATRO)CITIES…
  • Remember TROY-CITY, if have seen the Hollywood movie Troy, you can remember this easily.In Troy, Greek destroyed everything,killed thousands of unarmed man,children etc

Atrocity pronunciation


Expletive

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Expletive

  • (noun) an oath or swear word. “he was greeted by a stream of expletives”
  • (noun) a word or phrase used to fill out a sentence or a line of verse without adding to the sense.
  • (adj) (of a word or phrase) serving to fill out a sentence or line of verse.

Expletive meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • अपशब्द, निरर्थक चिल्लाहट

Expletive origin

  • late Middle English (as an adjective): from late Latin expletivus, from explere ‘fill out’, from ex- ‘out’ + plere ‘fill’. The noun sense ‘word used merely to fill out a sentence’ (early 17th century) was applied specifically to a swear word in the early 19th century.

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

  • ‘Drunk’ Irish woman, who went on expletive-laden rant at Air India crew, found dead in London home; Sussex Police rules out foul play.
  • Name change applicants add Rs 5 crore to Maharashtra’s kitty in a year, Sick of being ridiculed over his name, whose first half contained a Hindi expletive, the teen made a determined trek to Gupta’s 10-year-old ….
  • Anti-Johnson London protesters converge on Westminster, Protesters chanting expletive laden slogans eventually converged on Downing Street, which was temporarily placed under lockdown …
  • Trinamool MP Mahua Moitra rejects plagiarism allegations, says …, “I found seven signs relevant to India and spoke at length about each of … Longman also used an expletive for the right-wing, and said that “it’s …
  • Russia’s President Opposes Duma Call for Georgia Sanctions,… crude on-air verbal attack by a Georgian TV personality who on Sunday evening lambasted the Russian president in an expletive-filled rant.

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of Expletive 

  • Your parents will surely utter ‘Expletive’ words if you are ‘Expelled’ from the exam.
  • sounds like explosive…people use explosive words (ie) bad meaning when they get angry

Expletive pronunciation