Hoary

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Hoary

  • (adj) greyish white “hoary cobwebs”
  • (adj) (of a person) old and having grey or white hair.(of a person) old and having grey or white hair.“a hoary old fellow with a face of white stubble”
  • (adj) used in names of animals and plants covered with whitish fur or short hairs, e.g. hoary bat, hoary cress.
  • (adj) overused and unoriginal; trite. “the hoary old adage often used by Fleet Street editors”

Hoary meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • धवला, धूसर, पक्का, पलित , पुराना , बूढ़ा , भूरा, सफेद , सफ़ेद , पलित केश , सफेद छोटे छोटे बाल वाला , सफ़ेद बालोंवाला

Hoary origin

  • The word is old indeed; it traces to an Old English adjective that appeared in Beowulf. That “hoary” ancestor evolved into “hoar,” a synonym of “ancient” that has been part of our language since before the 12th century

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

  • Many commentators claim Omar is guilty of pushing the hoary old ‘dual loyalties trope’ about the Jewish diaspora. She probably is. Tlaib, the ..
  • Though barely 11-years-old since its formation in 2008, Bhongir boasts a hoary history with its famous fort atop a huge granite hill. And after the …
  • It is embedded in a hoary  Utah criminal code chapter on offenses against the family. So, it goes the way of other religiously sourced artifacts of …
  • By the hoary hosts of Hoggoth, Doctor Strange is coming back to the big screen! Marvel’s Sorcerer Supreme, who used to spout invocations …

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of Hoary

  • whose beard with age is hoar
  • nodded his hoary head

Hoary pronunciation

Mundane

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Mundane

  • (adj) lacking interest or excitement; dull; “the mundane aspects of daily life”
  • (adj) of this earthly world rather than a heavenly or spiritual one; “the mundane world”

Mundane (मन्डेन / मन्डैन) meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi Dictionary)

  • नीरस, साधारण, सांसारिक

Mundane Origin

  • late Middle English (in sense 2): from Old French mondain, from late Latin mundanus, from Latin mundus ‘world’. Sense 1 dates from the late 19th century.

Mundane in a sentence (word usage in recent newspaper)

  • Ditch the Mundane: 5 Exciting Ways to Cook with Corn.
  • He tells touching tales from life’s mundane episodes.
  • Mr. Alex’s poems are ruminations over the seemingly mundane and the ordinary, which often attain extraordinary dimensions.
  • ‘Saanson Ke’ is the typically mundane, avoidable melancholy-driven song, that one has come to associate with a Pritam-KK collaboration.
  • Indo-US military logistics pact is mundane: Richard Verma.

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of mundane

  • monday = mundane .. another boring day..

Mundane 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