Frivolous

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Frivolous

  • (adj) not having any serious purpose or value. “frivolous ribbons and lacy frills”
  • (adj) (of a person) carefree and superficial. “the frivolous, fun-loving flappers of the twenties”

Frivolous meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • गंभीरता से विचार न करने वाला, हल्का, बेहूदा, तुच्छ

Frivolous origin

  • late Middle English: from Latin frivolus ‘silly, trifling’ + -ous.

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

  • State terms plea of lawyer ‘frivolous‘, Pune: The state prosecution on Saturday told a special judge to initiate contempt of court proceedings against lawyer Chandrakant Bidkar, …
  • MCA floats a new testing proposal to filter frivolous …, This has been entrusted with the Indian Institute of Corporate Affairs, which shall provide a portal for registration and administer the test.
  • False, frivolous allegations: Chief selector MSK Prasad hits …, Speaking to a newspaper, the 82-year-old Engineer, who played 46 Tests for India, ridiculed the credentials of India’s five-member selection …
  • Kartarpur Corridor opens door to humanity, These are challenging times for both India and Pakistan but the land on which Guru Nanak travelled and preached … This fee issue is frivolous.
  • The greatest threat to Pakistan comes from Afghanistan rather …, The Maulana dismissed these concerns as frivolous. … The broad agreement in Islamabad that India is the threat and the Taliban is an ally, …

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of Frivolous

  • Fri-vo-lous ~Free – If something is free, u dont take it seriously, you think oh they are giving it for free coz its not that important stuff.. or not the stuff in demand.. or not the stuff taken seriously by public..
  • Fri+vol+ous = Free+Will ->one who acts with his own will, carefree, not serious.

Frivolous pronunciation

Peculiar

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Peculiar

  • (adj) different to what is normal or expected; strange. “he gave her some very peculiar looks”
  • (adj) slightly and indefinably unwell. “I felt a little peculiar for a while”
  • (adj) particular; special. “any attempt to explicate the theme is bound to run into peculiar difficulties”
  • (adj) belonging exclusively to. “some languages are peculiar to one region”
  • (noun) a parish or church exempt from the jurisdiction of the diocese in which it lies, and subject to the direct jurisdiction of the monarch or an archbishop. “deans and canons of royal peculiars, notably Westminster Abbey and Windsor”

Peculiar meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • अजीब, असामान्य, विचित्र, निराला, खास, विशेष, व्यक्तिगत, बीमार

Peculiar origin

  • late Middle English (in the sense ‘particular’): from Latin peculiaris ‘of private property’, from peculium‘property’, from pecu ‘cattle’ (cattle being private property). The sense ‘strange’ dates from the early 17th century.

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

  • Opinion: The peculiar Indian curse of ‘first-class first’, As the Indian team, the tournament favourite, exited the cricket World Cup after losing to New Zealand, Prime Minister Narendra Modi tweeted …
  • Mumbai: Fines for cattle on roads to rise 300%, MUMBAI: To a traveller, the one peculiar constant on the Indian landscape is the presence of cattle on our roads. BMC has now decided to take …
  • Kodaikanal’s ‘hill garlic’ gets GI tag, As for its uniqueness, the application said: “Kodaikanal Hill Garlic is very peculiar than other varieties cultivated throughout India. The pungent …
  • Chandrayaan-2: a successful launch will give India a strategic …, This is India’s second lunar moon mission, and includes a lunar orbiter, a lander (Vikram), … We really need to address these peculiar lacunae.
  • The peculiar case of illegal encroachments in Mumbai and snail’s .., The Dongri building collapse which claimed 13 lives and injured 25 people on Tuesday is still fresh in the minds of people. Maharashtra Chief …

Peculiar pronunciation