Consternation

consternation meaning in HindiConsternation

  • (noun) a feeling of anxiety or dismay, typically at something unexpected; “to her consternation her car wouldn’t start”

Consternation (कान्स्टर्नेशन / कान्स्टर्नैशन) meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi Dictionary)

  • घबराहटव्याकुलतासनसनी

Consternation Origin

  • early 17th century: from Latin consternatio(n- ), from the verb consternare ‘lay prostrate, terrify.

Consternation in a sentence (word usage in recent newspaper)

  • Consternation over Bhopal encounter.
  • Trump’s campaign rhetoric caused consternation in many world capitals, including Tokyo.
  • Trump caused consternation in December 2015 by mooting a ban on all Muslims travelling to the United States.
  • There seems to be consternation within the Congress on the proposed Grand Alliance in Uttar Pradesh on the lines of Bihar.
  • School Burnings Cause Consternation in Indian Kashmir.

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of consternation

  • conster (~monster) + nation, monster in your nation will cause consternation

Consternation Pronunciation

Nonplus

nonplus meaning in hindiNonplus

  • (verb) surprise and confuse (someone) so much that they are unsure how to react; “Diane was nonplussed by such an odd question”
  • (noun) a state of being very surprised and confused; “reduced to a perfect nonplus, he rose from his chair”

Nonplus (नान्प्लस) meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi Dictionary)

  • संकोच, परेशानी,  हैरान करना, हक्का-बक्का करना, उलझन में पड़ना

Nonplus Origin

  • late 16th century: from Latin non plus ‘not more’. The noun originally meant ‘a state in which no more can be said or done’.

Nonplus in a sentence (word usage in recent newspaper)

  • Words like nonplus, dumbfounding, stupefy …all come to life when you are in this part of the world.
  • Ramarajabhushanudu also known as Bhattu Murthy, a serious poet, was seen interjecting with repartee, to nonplus some of his colleagues.
  • When the chief of police learned he was about to be arrested, he became nonplussed and refused to answer any questions.
  • The inexperienced teenage driver was nonplussed when his car began to slide on the ice.
  • Even the experienced doctor was nonplussed when he saw the patient with a chainsaw in his skull.

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of nonplus

  • nonplus = 9 + plus = +++++++++ sounds confusing nah?

Nonplus Pronunciation

Startle

Startle meaning in Hindi

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

Startle

  • (verb) cause to feel sudden shock or alarm; “a sudden sound in the doorway startled her”

Startle (स्टार्टल) meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi Dictionary)

  • हैरत में डालना,  चौंकाना

Startle Origin

  • Old English steartlian ‘kick, struggle’, from the base of start. The early sense gave rise to ‘move quickly, caper’ (typically said of cattle), whence ‘cause to react with fear’ (late 16th century).

Startle in a sentence (word usage in recent newspaper)

  • This woman surfing inches away from an erupting volcano will startle you.
  • A spider can still startle me, but I keep a pair of rainbow stag beetles at home now, and I love them.
  • Included here are many little stories that should startle anyone who still holds a worshipful view of the medical profession.
  • Enemy: A gripping movie that will startle you.
  • Kidney racket probe finding startle cops.

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of startle

  • startle = star dekhkar startle ho gya mein

Startle Pronunciation

Confound

Confound English Hindi meaning

Confound Vocab Meme Dictionary – English to Hindi translation with pictures

Confound [kon-found]

  • (verb) cause surprise or confusion in (someone), especially by not according with their expectations.“the inflation figure confounded economic analysts”
  • (verb) mix up (something) with something else.“he was forever confounding managerialism with idealism”
  • (verb) to contradict or refute; to confound their arguments.
  • (verb) prove (a theory or expectation) wrong; “the rise in prices confounded expectations”

Confound meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi Dictionary)

  • उलझाना, गड़बड़ करना, उलझन में डालना, हरा देना

Confound Origin

  • Middle English: from Old French confondre, from Latin confundere ‘pour together, mix up’

Confound in a sentence (usage in newspaper)

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of confound

  • confound = confusion found

Confound Pronunciation

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Astound

Astound English Hindi Dictionary with Picture

Astound Vocab Meme Dictionary – English to Hindi translation

Astound [uhstound]

  • (verb) shock or greatly surprise

Astound (अस्टाउन्ड) meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi Dictionary)

  • अचंभित होना,आश्चर्यचकित करना,डराना,घबरा देना,घबड़ा देना,भयभीत करना,अचम्भित करना,चकित करना,भौंचक्का करना,हक्का बक्का करना

Astound in a sentence

Mnemonic Trick to remember the meaning of Astound

  • Astound sounds like STUNT which really a wonder

Astound Pronunciation

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