Afflict

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Afflict

  • (verb) (of a problem or illness) cause pain or trouble to; affect adversely. “his younger child was afflicted with a skin disease”
  • (verb) (of a celestial body) be in a stressful aspect with (another celestial body or a point on the ecliptic).“Jupiter is afflicted by Mars in opposition”

Afflict meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • दुःखी होना, पीड़ित होना, पीड़ा देना, खिजाना, सताना, आक्रान्त करना, कष्ट पहुँचाना, दुःख देना, पीड़ित करना, कष्ट देना, विपदा में डालना

Afflict origin

  • late Middle English (in the sense ‘deject, humiliate’): from Latin afflictare ‘knock about, harass’, or from afflict- ‘knocked down, weakened’: both from the verb affligere, from ad- ‘to’ + fligere ‘to strike, dash’.

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

  • Billing Problems Continue to Afflict Customers of UK ISP Plusnet
  • Not just a Japanese disease: Mizuho’s woes afflict the world
  • Earlier, it was perceived that chronic ailments like diabetes, hypertension, coronary heart disease and cancer afflict the affluent class of older …
  • Forced evictions, discrimination continue to afflict Bulgaria’s Roma …
  • Life in a Kenyan rubbish dump: Illness, poverty afflict community

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of Afflict

  • sounds like infection, which causes a state of distress, irritation and suffering
  • it can be a combination of two words..affection and conflict….so when there is a conflict in affection its a cause of great distress and suffering.

Afflict pronunciation

Adversity

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adversity English Hindi meaning

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

Adversity

  • (noun) a difficult or unpleasant situation.

Adversity (ऐड्वर्सिटी / अड्वर्सिटी) meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi Dictionary)

  • कठिनाई, गरीबी, तंगहाली, दुःख, दुर्दिन, दुर्भाग्य, विपत्ति, ग़रीबी, अभाग्य, आपदा

Adversity Origin

  • Middle English: from Old French adversite, from Latin adversitas, from advertere ‘turn towards’.

Adversity in a sentence (word usage in recent newspaper)

  • Children learn to handle adversity from parents.
  • I was trying to stay cheerful in the face of adversity.
  • Nanna taught me to be brave in the face of adversity.
  • It’s also a story of extremely brave parents who are willing to support their child in the face of adversity.
  • It is the close ones that fail to give love and courage to their children during times of adversity if not protect them from it.

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of adversity

  • Adversity = adverse + situation

Adversity pronunciation

Fearless like a child — overcoming adversity