Drab

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Drab

  • (adj) lacking brightness or interest; drearily dull. “the landscape was drab and grey”
  • (adj) of a dull light brown colour. “drab camouflage uniforms”
  • (noun) clothes, especially trousers, made of drab. “a young man dressed in drabs”
  • (noun) a slovenly woman.
  • (noun) a prostitute.

Drab meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • नीरस, फीका, एक-रूप, एकाकार, धूसर, भूरा

Drab origin

  • mid 16th century (as a noun denoting undyed cloth): probably from Old French drap ‘cloth’ (see drape).
  • early 16th century: perhaps related to Low German drabbe ‘mire’ and Dutch drab ‘dregs’.

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

  • Column: A Far Cry From The Vibrant Indian Elections … ongoing campaign for the Christmas elections in this country strangely quiet and drab.
  • Pratap powers SC Railway to title, … SN Vohra’s All-India Gurmit Memorial Hockey Tournament here today. … Sector 42 Sports Complex, PNB took the lead after a drab first-half, …
  • Delhi must do what little it can to strengthen the civilian …, The current juncture in Pakistan is a good moment for India to speak up on … the Maulana has lent some colour to the drab Pakistani politics.
  • ISL 2019-20 diary: Problem with the opener, Kochi’s Nehru Stadium is a much sought-after venue in the Indian Super League and the season opener in two of … Drab draw on Diwali day.
  • Cricketers, officials enjoy top-class facilities at matches, even …, … a series that was drab and dreary, Virat Kohli told media-persons that … Sourav Ganguly, who was India’s skipper for over half a decade and …

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of Drab 

  • Sounds like drag, if a movie is dragged unnecessarily it becomez boring or dull

Drab pronunciation

Melancholic

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Melancholic English Hindi meaning

Melancholic Vocab Meme Dictionary – English to Hindi Translation

Melancholic [mel-uh n-kol-ik]

  • (adj) sadness, or a person who feels this way

  • (adj) disposed to or affected with melancholy; gloomy

Melancholic (मेलन्कालिक) meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi Dictionary)

  • अवसादग्रस्त, उदास, म्लान, विषादग्रस्त, विषादपूर्ण, उदासी की अवस्था

Melancholic Origin

  • Middle English: from Old French melancolie, via late Latin from Greek melankholia, from melas, melan- ‘black’ + kholē ‘bile’, an excess of which was formerly believed to cause depression

Melancholic in a sentence (word usage in recent newspaper)

  • I felt melancholic about this.
  • For it’s when we’re melancholic that words flow for most of us and the emoji simply usurps those words.
  • But having said that, The Lovers and the Leavers is not a melancholic book.
  • What is commendable is that both actors effortlessly transition from happy to melancholic to even angry in some scenes.
  • His demeanour suggests a meditative melancholic mood.

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of Melancholic

  • melan = ‘black’ = sadness

Melancholic Pronunciation

Bollywood – Melancholic scenes

Saturnine

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Saturnine English Hindi Dictionary with picture

Saturnine Vocab meme Dictionary – English to Hindi translation with picture

Saturnine [sat-er-nahyn]

  • (adj) (of a person or their manner) gloomy
  • (adj) (of a person or their features) dark in colouring and moody or mysterious
  • (adj) relating to lead

Saturnine (सैटर्नाइन) meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi Dictionary)

  • गुस्सैल,विषाक्त,शनि के प्रभाव से ग्रस्त,उदास,मंद,म्लान,एकांतप्रिय

Saturnine in a sentence

  • The death of his adored father sinks the saturnine Turner into an even deeper gloom.
  • his saturnine face and dark, watchful eyes
  • a saturnine temperament
  • “”the face was saturnine and swarthy, and the sensual lips…twisted with disdain”- Oscar Wilde”

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of Saturnine

  • Saturn = Shani, Shani = makes wrong things happen in one’s life (astronomically) so meaning = gloomy, unhappy, morose.Just remember saturns rings–> glommy,dull,faroff planet

Saturnine Pronunciation

Cheer Up, Grumpy Cat!

Lugubrious

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Lugubrious [loogoo-bree-uh s, –gyoo-]

  • (adj) excessively mournful

Lugubrious (लुगूब्रीअस / लूग्यूब्रीअस) meaning in Hindi

  • दुखपूर्ण,विष,विषादमय

Lugubrious word usage in recent news (Lugubrious in a sentence)

  • That kind of lugubrious tone.
  • He sings in such a lugubrious tone as to suggest simultaneously a low rumbling in the caves and a pronouncement from a deity.
  • He’s too Welsh and lugubrious.
  • Some are “poetic”, some lugubrious, some scathingly self-mocking.
  • The old lady blows out her cheeks and assumes a lugubrious expression.
  • Two schools of thought that emerged: One, that I just might be tragically right – but who needed such lugubrious news?
  • The mood is lugubrious.

Mnemonic Trick to remember the meaning of Lugubrious

  • He was very mournful when he had to BURY his maimed LEG.

How to say or pronounce Lugubrious

Time to watch Shahrukh Khan’s lugubrious song from the movie ‘Kuch Kuch Hota Hai’