• (verb) destroy or injure severely; “many of the bodies had been mutilated”
  • (verb) alter so as to make unrecognizable; “the 14th-century carved screen had been mutilated”

Mutilate meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi Dictionary)

  • बुरी तरह नष्ट कर देना,  काटना, छांटना, अंग भंग करना

Mutilate Origin

  • early 16th century: from Latin mutilat- ‘maimed, mutilated, lopped off’, from the verb mutilare, from mutilus ‘maimed’.

Mutilate in a sentence (word usage in recent newspaper)

  • Chimps Kill, Mutilate and Cannibalize Member of Own Group.
  • Woman who threatened to mutilate and kill horses jailed.
  • Poachers poison, mutilate lions in South Africa.
  • UNICEF decries high rate of female genital mutilation in the country.
  • Pakistani troops kill 3 Indian soldiers, mutilate one at LoC.

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of mutilate

  • mutilate = “ate”, if I ate your arm, I mutilate you

Mutilate Pronunciation


Penury English Hindi meaning

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


  • (noun) the state of being very poor; extreme poverty; “he couldn’t face another year of penury”

Penury meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi Dictionary)

  • गरीबी, दरिद्रता, अभाव

Penury Origin

  • late Middle English: from Latin penuria ‘need, scarcity’; perhaps related to paene ‘almost’.

Penury in a sentence (word usage in recent newspaper)

  • Despite many programmes, penury could not be removed.
  • The veteran music composer who was living in penury wrote to Ms. Jayalalithaa seeking financial assistance.
  • After Independence, Aich was released from jail and despite penury he continued to indulge in his passion for bodybuilding.
  • Ali, who spent his childhood in utter penury and had to suffer a lot, being a non-white, became the biggest name in all of sports.
  • The penury is often due to his drinking away the cash his brother sends.

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of penury

  • penury = jab ‘pen’ khareedne ke liye ‘ruppee’ khatam ho jaaye, samjh lena penury aa gayi hai

Penury Pronunciation