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

Ponderous

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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