Ordeal

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Ordeal

  • (noun) a very unpleasant and prolonged experience. “the ordeal of having to give evidence”
  • (noun) an ancient test of guilt or innocence by subjection of the accused to severe pain, survival of which was taken as divine proof of innocence. “ordeals conducted in the twelfth century”

Ordeal meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • दिव्य, परख, आज़माइश, अग्नि या जल द्वारा परीक्षा, कठिन परीक्षा, अग्नि परीक्षा, कटु अनुभव

Ordeal origin

  • Old English ordālordēl, of Germanic origin; related to German urteilen ‘give judgement’, from a base meaning ‘share out’. The word is not found in Middle English (except once in Chaucer’s Troilus ); modern use of ordeal (sense 2) began in the late 16th century, whence ordeal (sense 1) (mid 17th century).

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

  • Fame comes at a cost: Sophie Turner opens up about ordeal with …
  • KZN mother’s harrowing ordeal as her child is locked in classroom …
  • Bandits beat, rob family in 4-hour ordeal
  • Norway Cruise Ship Passenger Describes Terrifying Ordeal
  • Five-hour Jet fuel ordeal

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of Ordeal

  • Koi aur deal karo yaar is se he is ORDEAL to handle
  • or deal – delivering 10 pizza in 10 min.A painful or horrific experience

Ordeal pronunciation


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

Persecute

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Persecute meaning in Hindi

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

Persecute

  • (verb) subject (someone) to hostility and ill-treatment, especially because of their race or political or religious beliefs; “no one should be persecuted for their religious beliefs”
  • (verb) harass or annoy (someone) persistently; “she complained of being persecuted by the press”

Persecute (पर्सक्यूट) meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi Dictionary)

  • सताना, कष्ट देना, अत्याचार करना, तंग करना, पीछे पड़ना, कष्ट पहुंचाना, ज़ुल्म करना

Persecute Origin

  • late Middle English: from Old French persecuter, from Latin persecut- ‘followed with hostility’, from the verb persequi, from per- ‘through, utterly’ + sequi ‘follow, pursue’.

Persecute in a sentence (word usage in recent newspaper)

  • Radical Muslims persecute Coptic Christians in Egypt.
  • These kind of incidents happen throughout the country where policemen persecute poor for petty bribes.
  • Mr Mann’s party has said that he is not guilty of the charges levelled and that other parties are colluding to persecute him.
  • The Modi government seems to be gripped by a classic persecution complex while it seeks to persecute others.
  • Beef Agenda: Another Tool To Persecute Muslims And Christians.

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of persecute

  • pursue = follow, if you pursue cute girl for long time, you are persecuting her.

Persecute 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