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

Vapid

vapid meaning in Hindi

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

Vapid

  • (adj) offering nothing that is stimulating or challenging; bland; “vapid musical comedies”

Vapid (वैपिड) meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi Dictionary)

  • नीरस, फीका, बेजान

Vapid Origin

  • mid 17th century (used originally in description of drinks as ‘lacking in flavour’): from Latin vapidus

Vapid in a sentence (word usage in recent newspaper)

  • To an extent, this must be what the players in the Indian team would be feeling like after their ODI series win against a vapid Zimbabwe.
  • The grisly countenance of the film gets blunted by a somewhat vapid script.
  • But there are people who will still buy this book, despite its vapid language, its stock characters, its predictable plot twists, and its virgin-fantasy.
  • Film actors and TV anchors use its emotive expressions frequently otherwise they think their story becomes vapid.
  • If indeed there exists such an action plan, it is so vapid that it does not come to mind.

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of vapid

  • vapid – not rapid. Vapid century in 500 balls

Vapid Pronunciation

Lackadaisical

Lackadaisical meaning in Hindi

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

Lackadaisical

  • (adj) lacking enthusiasm and determination; carelessly lazy; “I was lackadaisical about my training”

Lackadaisical meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi Dictionary)

  • निरुत्साहपूर्ण

Lackadaisical Origin

  • mid 18th century (also in the sense ‘feebly sentimental’): from lackaday or its obsolete extended form lackadaisy.

Lackadaisical in a sentence (word usage in recent newspaper)

  • Lethargic, lackadaisical and insensitive bureaucracy in India.
  • World in reality has a lackadaisical approach to Tibet’s Panchen Lama.
  • The writing is also curiously confused and lackadaisical.
  • All three films seem to be lackadaisical when it comes to building the character of the hero.
  • In its earlier orders, the court has observed that a lackadaisical approach on part of law-enforcing agencies.

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of lackadaisical

  • lackadaisical = lacking + spirit

Lackadaisical Pronunciation