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

Arson

arson meaning in HindiArson

  • (noun) the criminal act of deliberately setting fire to property.

Arson meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi Dictionary)

  • आग लगाने का अपराध

Arson Origin

  • late 17th century: an Anglo-Norman French legal term, from medieval Latin arsio(n- ), from Latin ardere ‘to burn’.

Arson in a sentence (word usage in recent newspaper)

  • UKZN management condemns arson attack.
  • Three teens arrested in connection with Cawston arson attack.
  • ARSON CHARGES: Woman set fire in building, DA says.
  • Arson Suspected At Northland Mosque Under Construction.
  • Woman found guilty of arson released from hospital.

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of arson

  • arson – arre son, yeh kya kiya tumhne.. aag laga di..

Arson pronunciation

Acrid

acrid meaning in Hindi

Acrid Vocab Meme Dictionary – English to Hindi translation with pictures

Acrid

  • (adj) unpleasantly bitter or pungent; “the acrid smell of smoke clung about the building”

Acrid (ऐक्रिड) meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi Dictionary)

  • तीखा, चरपरा, कटु, उग्र, कड़ुवा

Acrid Origin

  • early 18th century: formed irregularly from Latin acer, acri- ‘sharp, pungent’ + -id1, probably influenced by acid.

Acrid in a sentence (word usage in recent newspaper)

  • These days flavours of apple, mint, cheery, even chocolate and coffee are added to mask the acrid taste of tobacco.
  • After having sex with her husband, she would sleep in a separate room, the sheets slowly soaking with an acrid smell.
  • The blaze has belched acrid smoke across a widespread area of Southern California, prompting air quality warnings.
  • My nostrils dilate while savoring the acrid odor of gunpowder and blood.
  • The acrid smell of tear gas fills the air.

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of acrid

  • Acrid – Acid like ( ‘r’ hata do)

Acrid Pronunciation

Affinity

affinity English Hindi meaning

Affinity Vocab Meme Dictionary – English to Hindi translation with picture Dictionary

Affinity

  • (noun) a natural liking for and understanding of someone or something; “she had a special affinity with horses”
  • (noun) a similarity of characteristics suggesting a relationship, especially a resemblance in structure between animals, plants, or languages; “a semantic affinity between two words”
  • (anthropology) kinship by marriage or adoption; not a blood relationship.
  • (biochemistry) the degree to which a substance tends to combine with another; “the bacterial proteins bind to these molecules with high affinity”

Affinity (अफिनटी / अफिनिटी) meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi Dictionary)

  • आकर्षण, नाता, बन्धुत्व, मिलनसारिता, रिश्तेदारी, विवाह-सम्बन्ध, संबंध, समानता

Affinity Origin

  • Middle English (in the sense ‘relationship by marriage’): via Old French from Latin affinitas, from affinis ‘related’ (literally ‘bordering on’), from ad- ‘to’ + finis ‘border’.

Affinity in a sentence (word usage in recent newspaper)

  • However, insiders say Jaipur could well be the frontrunner, particularly as Mumbai Indians have an affinity towards this city.
  • Living here in London, I grew up with a strong affinity to Bombay.
  • Having grown up shuttling between Mumbai and Pune, 33-year-old Assad Dadan always had an affinity for food.
  • After that he lost his job and his affinity towards alcohol grew worse.
  • I have felt a strong affinity for my nation since my childhood, for my land, for this soil.

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of affinity

  • affinity = a feel near city (e.g affinity to Bombay)

Affinity Pronunciation

Agape

agape English Hindi meaning

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

Agape

  • (adj) (of a person’s mouth) wide open in surprise or wonder.
  • (noun) (Christian theology) the love of God or Christ for mankind.
  • (noun) selfless love of one person for another without sexual implications.
  • (noun) a religious meal shared as a sign of love and fellowship.

Agape (अगैप / आगापे) meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi Dictionary)

  • आश्चर्य की दशा में, मुँह बाये हुए, भौंचक्का

Agape Origin

  • mid 17th century: from a-2 ‘on’ + gape.

Agape in a sentence (word usage in recent newspaper)

  • The bride and groom were agape at seeing the VIP.
  • That Tata Steel went on to pay $12 billion, 50% more than its initial bid, left several market mouths agape.
  • You’d possibly think that it’s impossible to experience an agape love—a love that’s absolute and unconditional, the highest forms of love.
  • Teenage monk leaves spectators agape with memory show.
  • Rameshwar’s mouth was agape, like the opening of a weaver bird’s nest.

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of agape

  • agape = a + gap (in your mouth)

Agape Pronunciation

This video will leave your mouth agape