Contrary

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Contrary

  • (adj) opposite in nature, direction, or meaning. “he ignored contrary advice and agreed on the deal”
  • (adj) (of two or more statements, beliefs, etc.) opposed to one another.
    “his mother had given him contrary messages”
  • (adj) (of a wind) blowing in the opposite direction to one’s course; unfavourable.
  • (adj) (of two propositions) so related that one or neither but not both must be true.
  • (adj) perversely inclined to disagree or to do the opposite of what is expected or desired. “she is sulky and contrary where her work is concerned”
  • (noun) the opposite. “an Act applies only to the United Kingdom unless the contrary is expressed”
  • (noun) a contrary proposition.

Contrary meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • विपरीत, प्रतिकूल, विरुद्ध, उलटा, ज़िद्दी, विरोध

Contrary origin

  • Middle English: from Anglo-Norman French contrarie, from Latin contrarius, from contra ‘against’.

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

  • Virat Kohli Eager To “Move On” From India’s World Cup 2019 …, The Indian team could not train ahead of the first T20I due to rain but that didn’t dampen Virat Kohli’s mood at all. On the contrary, the Indian …
  • Donald Trump irks India, offers to mediate in Kashmir row again, The secretary reaffirmed the positive trajectory of the US-India … It also seemed contrary to the US’s position that New Delhi is being seen as its …
  • View: J&K’s ‘outsiders’ invasion’ bogey, This free and fearless movement and settlement of Kashmiri people across India is not a complaint. On the contrary, it strengthens India as an …
  • India skids on GDP runway, Contrary to the build-up, India has slipped two ranks in the World Bank’s GDP pecking order in 2018, and is now the seventh largest economy …
  • Contrary To Previous Reports Tata Hexa To Continue Post BS6 …, The Indian auto industry is on the verge of a major upgradation which will require all the vehicles sold in India to comply with the BS6 norms …

Contrary pronunciation

Hindustan zindabad I love my powerful contrary india

Punitive

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Punitive meaning in Hindi

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

Punitive

  • (adj) inflicting or intended as punishment; “he called for punitive measures against the Eastern bloc”
  • (adj) (of a tax or other charge) extremely high; “the government plans to announce punitive taxes on imports”

Punitive (प्यूनटिव / प्यूनिटिव) meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi Dictionary)

  • दंडात्मक, दण्ड संबंधी

Punitive Origin

  • early 17th century: from French punitif, -ive or medieval Latin punitivus, from Latin punit- ‘punished’, from the verb punire (see punish).

Punitive in a sentence (word usage in recent newspaper)

  • Punitive action: Imtiaz store to stay closed for 6 hours every day. Decision made due to massive traffic jams caused by shoppers.
  • The administration has, finally, decided to take punitive action against cattle owners if their cows, buffaloes, goats are seen bathing in the lake.
  • According to him, it is prudent that the government rolls out punitive measures to deter people from displaying bad environmental practices.
  • A federal jury on May 23 awarded $6,128.39 in compensatory damages and $2.5 million in punitive damages to David M. Daugherty of Vienna.
  • The federal government is considering punitive tax measures against non-filers of income tax returns in the federal budget.

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of punitive

  • punitive ~ punish

Punitive Pronunciation

What is the Difference Between Compensatory and Punitive Damages?

Preposterous

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Preposterous [pri-pos-ter-uh s] (adjective)

  • contrary to reason or common sense; utterly absurd or ridiculous.

Preposterous meaning in Hindi

  • हास्यास्पद,अनर्थक,बेतुका

Preposterous word usage in recent news

Preposterous mnemonic trick to remember word

  • PRE means before POST means after but together in a single word pre+post+erous seems ABSURD.                    –  by sumit_sontakke

How to pronounce Preposterous

Watch Rajnikant playing Mario – preposterous video clip 

Inordinate

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Inordinate vocabulary word

Inordinate Vocab Meme – Daily English vocabulary words with pictures to improve your vocab

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Inordinate [in-awr-dn-it] (adjective)

  • beyond normal limits
  • excessive