Irk

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Irk

  • (verb) irritate; annoy. “it irks her to think of the runaround she received”

Irk meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • गुस्सा दिलाना

Irk origin

  • Middle English (in the sense ‘be annoyed or disgusted’): perhaps from Old Norse yrkja ‘to work’.

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

  • Potholes, bumps irk commuters on Chennai’s Tiruvottriyur High Road … P Thanigaivel of Old Washermenpet, a State Bank of India employee.
  • After facing heat, ICC rectifies their gaffe on Rahul Dravid ‘Hall …, Recently, the International Cricket Council drew the irk of social media when they wrongfully referred to former Indian captain Rahul Dravid as a …
  • Wanaparthy: Littered wine bottles at Jurala Project irk Collector, Wanaparthy: District Collector Swetha Mohanthi expressed her displeasure over the way the entire Jurala project areas is being littered with …
  • Manholes in middle of Irwin Road irk motorists, MYSURU: It is not just a bumpy ride on Irwin Road, a thoroughfare running in the heart of Mysuru, but a treacherous one – not only is the road …
  • Sunday classes irk students in Dharwad, Scientifically it’s proved that children can attend classes five and half days in a week in Indian context. If it exceeds, it becomes stressful and …

Irk 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

Why does God Afflict Us? – Ashton Oxenden (Christian devotional)

Torment

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torment English Hindi meaning

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

Torment [tawr-ment]

  • (noun) severe physical or mental suffering “their deaths have left both families in torment”
  • (noun) a cause of severe suffering “the journey must have been a torment for them”
  • (verb) cause to experience severe mental or physical suffering “he was tormented by jealousy”
  • (verb) annoy or provoke in an unkind way “every day I have kids tormenting me because they know I live alone”

Torment meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi Dictionary)

  • यातना, कष्ट, तड़पाना, सताना, कष्ट पहुंचाना

Torment Origin

  • Middle English (as both noun and verb referring to the infliction or suffering of torture): Old French torment (noun), tormenter (verb), from Latin tormentum ‘instrument of torture’, from torquere ‘to twist’.

Torment in a sentence (word usage in newspaper)

  • After undergoing the torment, I was released and immediately came back to Coimbatore.
  • To find peace from all the bad dreams that torment him, He sets off for a journey to the plains of silence.
  • Australia paceman Mitchell Johnson is at full throttle and ready to torment England’s batsmen again in the Ashes series.
  • They torment their wives for merely voicing their opinions.
  • With prices rising higher, onions are back to torment the government.

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of torment

  • torment – torrent per agar mujhe meri movie na mile to i feel tortured (torment)

Torment pronunciation

Basanti undergoing the torment