Contrary

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Contrary

  • (adj) opposite in nature, direction, or meaning. “he ignored contrary advice and agreed on the deal”
  • (adj) (of two or more statements, beliefs, etc.) opposed to one another.
    “his mother had given him contrary messages”
  • (adj) (of a wind) blowing in the opposite direction to one’s course; unfavourable.
  • (adj) (of two propositions) so related that one or neither but not both must be true.
  • (adj) perversely inclined to disagree or to do the opposite of what is expected or desired. “she is sulky and contrary where her work is concerned”
  • (noun) the opposite. “an Act applies only to the United Kingdom unless the contrary is expressed”
  • (noun) a contrary proposition.

Contrary meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • विपरीत, प्रतिकूल, विरुद्ध, उलटा, ज़िद्दी, विरोध

Contrary origin

  • Middle English: from Anglo-Norman French contrarie, from Latin contrarius, from contra ‘against’.

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

  • Virat Kohli Eager To “Move On” From India’s World Cup 2019 …, The Indian team could not train ahead of the first T20I due to rain but that didn’t dampen Virat Kohli’s mood at all. On the contrary, the Indian …
  • Donald Trump irks India, offers to mediate in Kashmir row again, The secretary reaffirmed the positive trajectory of the US-India … It also seemed contrary to the US’s position that New Delhi is being seen as its …
  • View: J&K’s ‘outsiders’ invasion’ bogey, This free and fearless movement and settlement of Kashmiri people across India is not a complaint. On the contrary, it strengthens India as an …
  • India skids on GDP runway, Contrary to the build-up, India has slipped two ranks in the World Bank’s GDP pecking order in 2018, and is now the seventh largest economy …
  • Contrary To Previous Reports Tata Hexa To Continue Post BS6 …, The Indian auto industry is on the verge of a major upgradation which will require all the vehicles sold in India to comply with the BS6 norms …

Contrary pronunciation


Hostile

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Hostile

  • (adj) showing or feeling opposition or dislike; unfriendly. “a hostile audience”
  • (adj) of or belonging to a military enemy. “hostile aircraft”
  • (adj) opposed. “people are very hostile to the idea”
  • (adj) (of a takeover bid) opposed by the company to be bought. “the brewery fought off a hostile takeover bid last year”

Hostile meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • शत्रु का, दुश्मन, वैरी, शत्रु, शत्रुताकारी, लड़ाका, शत्रुतापूर्ण, युद्ध संबंधी, शत्रु का, विरुद्ध, प्रतिकूल, प्रतिरोधी, विपरीत, विरोधी, प्रतिपक्षी

Hostile origin

  • late 16th century: from French, or from Latin hostilis, from hostis ‘stranger, enemy’.

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

  • Saudi Arabia flies Iranian to hospital off ‘hostile‘ ship, DUBAI: Saudi Arabia said it evacuated an Iranian crew member from a “hostile” ship off the coast of Yemen amid its war against the …
  • Live Score India vs South Africa, World Cup 2019: Rohit Sharma …, It’s been a brilliant display of hostile pace bowling from the youngster; unfortunately he has been let down by the fielders. Five off the last over.
  • India and America collude to disrupt the China-Pakistan economic …. The primary reason stated by analysts for this was to squeeze Pakistan between a pro-India Afghanistan and an already hostile India.
  • Why is top investor Nalanda against L&T?, But L&T’s $1.6-billion hostile acquisition of Mindtree could potentially undermine … Prasad has remained stoic despite some of India Inc’s savvy …
  • Why minorities feel alienated in India, Every aspect of Muslim life in India has been targeted to create an … In this hostile communal atmosphere, a new style of violence was invented …

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of Hostile

  • hostile=host+ill(ile)..A person doing ill to the host is hostile(enemy)…
  • In hostel, we have guys friendly with us..think hostile is opposite to hostel..so hostile is unfriendly or enemy..

Hostile pronunciation