Afflict

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

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

Qualm

qualm English Hindi meaning

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

Qualm

  • (noun) an uneasy feeling of doubt, worry, or fear, especially about one’s own conduct; a misgiving; “shameless politicians have no qualms about their misdeeds”
  • (archaic) a momentary faint or sick feeling.

Qualm (क्वाम) meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi Dictionary)

  • पछतावा, मन का तांप

Qualm Origin

  • early 16th century (in the sense ‘momentary sick feeling’): perhaps related to Old English cw(e)alm ‘pain’, of Germanic origin.

Qualm in a sentence (word usage in recent newspaper)

  • So once Pakistan amassed a score above 200, there was little qualm about the outcome.
  • In fact, the biggest qualm you may have with it is the lack of provision for storage expansion.
  • They will all lie supine in front of 10 JP at a mere whistle from their mistress, without any shame or qualm.
  • Indeed, if anything has come out of this ugly event it is that media lies and lies without qualm.
  • It has a very responsive touch screen, but our only qualm about the screen is that it is very reflective under direct sunlight.

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of qualm

  • qualm = opposite of calm

Qualm Pronunciation

Guilty dog desperately asks for forgiveness

Torment

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

Trepidation

trepidation English Hindi dictionary

Trepidation Vocab  Meme Dictionary – English to Hindi translation with pictures

Trepidation [trep-i-dey-shuh n]

  • (noun) a feeling of fear or anxiety about something that may happen.”the men set off in fear and trepidation”
  • (noun) trembling movements or motion.

Trepidation (ट्रेपिडेशन / ट्रेपिडैशन) meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi Dictionary)

  • कंपकंपी, घबराहट, थरथरी

Trepidation sentences from newspaper

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of Trepidation

  • Intrepid is fearless, so Trepid is fearfull….:P

Trepidation Pronunciation

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