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


Protean

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Protean

  • (adj) tending or able to change frequently or easily; “it is difficult to comprehend the whole of this protean subject”
  • (adj) able to do many different things; versatile; “Ashwin is a remarkably protean bowler”

Protean (प्रोटीअन) meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • बहुरूपिया, बहुमुखी,परिवर्तनशील

Protean origin

  • late 16th century: from Proteus + -an.

Protean in a sentence (word usage in recent newspaper)

  • Markets tend to exhibit their most protean behaviour prior to a landmark event; the budget being no exception.
  • Responding to a mammoth first innings score by South Africa, Sehwag plundered the Protean bowling on a placid Chennai pitch.
  • Shiamak Unwalla lists eight interesting things about the Protean.
  • Suchindranath Aiyer Protean, polyglot, polymath, healer, global human, Brahmin.
  • The top order used the right mix of caution and aggression and milked the Protean attack throughout their innings to post a big total.

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of protean

  • protein khao aur protean body banao

Protean Pronunciation

Fractious

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fractious English Hindi meaning

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

Fractious [frak-shuh s]

  • (adj) (typically of children) irritable and quarrelsome; “they fight and squabble like fractious children”
  • (adj) (of a group or organization) difficult to control; unruly. “the National Olympic Committee has to hold its fractious members together”

Fractious ( फ्रैक्शस) meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi Dictionary)

  • झगड़ालू, बेलगाम, अनियंत्रित, लड़ाका

Fractious Origin

  • late 17th century: from fraction, probably on the pattern of the pair faction, factious

Fractious in a sentence (word usage in newspaper)

  • Fractious caste conflicts are no more the sole preserve of the Hindi heartland.
  • We saw him embrace Greg Chappell’s philosophy, if not necessarily his approach, during those fractious times between 2005 and 2007.
  • Thus the monetary policy committee might appear as a fractious and divided house.
  • A 100-day protest in 1991, caused by fractious disputes over the nature of course structure, is especially memorable.
  • The accord, reached after long, fractious negotiations, marks a dramatic break from decades of animosity between the United States and Iran

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of fractious

  • Fractious – fracture ho gya hai, isleye itna irritating behave kar raha hai launda

Fractious pronunciation

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