Retrospect

Retrospect

  • (noun) review of a past course of events or period of time; “a full retrospect of the battle”

Retrospect (ट्रस्पेक्ट) meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  •  बीती बातों की जांच

Retrospect Origin

  • early 17th century: from retro- ‘back’, on the pattern of the noun prospect.

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

  • If the dream was to become reality, this was the time to do something about it,” he writes in retrospect.
  • In retrospect, Kriti Sanon believes that she does not belong to Bollywood.
  • As I was saying, it is too late to think in retrospect when, and if, no serious thought was given when the regime was in the Bill stage.
  • In retrospect, it would have been ideal if Ravi Shastri had continued as coach and not been replaced a year ago by Kumble.
  • Hitesh considers this good thing, in retrospect, as it offered him a chance to explain something to new to others.

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of Retrospect

  • retro (back) + inspect

Retrospect pronunciation

Superfluous

Superfluous

  • (adj) unnecessary, especially through being more than enough; “the purchaser should avoid asking for superfluous information”

Superfluous (सुपर्फ्लूअस / सूपर्फ्ल्वस) meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • अतिरिक्त, अनावश्यक, निरर्थक, फ़ालतू, ज़रूरत से ज़्यादा, अति अधिक

Superfluous Origin

  • late Middle English: from Latin superfluus, from super- ‘over’ + fluere ‘to flow’.

Superfluous in a sentence (word usage in recent Hindu newspaper editorial)

  • The ‘superfluous‘ branches would be merged with the nearest SBI branch.
  • Had James Milner converted his penalty and Liverpool held off Southampton for all three points, all talk of style would be superfluous.
  • It is therefore superfluous to equate Hindutva with singing Vande Mataram, teaching yoga or doing surya namaskar.
  • A pod hotel tends to strip a hotel room of all the superfluous facilities and compresses it down to space for a single person’s use.
  • The Kolkata Knight Riders suffered a minor setback in their last game when they were blown away by David Warner’s superfluous 126.

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of superfluous

  • super = over… fluous = flow… overflow

Superfluous Pronunciation

Protean

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

Pseudonym

Pseudonym

  • (noun) a fictitious name, especially one used by an author; “Hanbury wrote a novel under the pseudonym of James Aston”

Pseudonym meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi Meaning)

  • उपनाम, झूठा नाम

Pseudonym Origin

  • mid 19th century: from French pseudonyme, from Greek pseudōnymos, from pseudēs ‘false’ + onoma ‘name’.

Pseudonym in a sentence (word usage in recent newspaper)

  • I had written a Faking News Post under a pseudonym against the rampant sexism at an age-old hostel tradition.
  • Her lawsuit, filed under the pseudonym Jane Roe, resulted in the court’s 1973 decision that established a woman’s right to an abortion.
  • But that is not why some women authors wrote under male pseudonyms.
  • 3 Lewis Carroll was the pseudonym adopted by Charles Lutwidge Dodgson.
  • US President Barack Obama reportedly used a pseudonym in some of the e-mails he exchanged with Hillary Clinton.

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of pseudonym

  • pseudo = not real

Pseudonym Pronunciation

Moribund

Moribund

  • (adj) (of a person) at the point of death; “on examination she was moribund and dehydrated”
  • (adj) (of a thing) in terminal decline; lacking vitality or vigour; “the moribund commercial property market”

Moribund (मारीबन्ड / मॉरबन्ड) meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi Dictionary)

  • मरणासना, मरणासन्न, मृतप्राय, म्रियमाण, मरनेवाला, अन्त के करीब, मरता हुआ

Moribund Origin

  • early 18th century: from Latin moribundus, from mori ‘to die’.

Moribund in a sentence (word usage in recent newspaper)

  • The Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment,Dr. Okechukwu Enelamah has blamed the moribund state of the textile industry on lack of cotton.
  • The Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC) is no more the moribund institution it once was.
  • Bengali Cinema is Moribund and Smug in its Comfort Zone.
  • Worryingly, for the Indian Railways, returns from freight, its backbone, have been moribund.
  • Add to this, the police too are rooted in the same moribund mindset.

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of moribund

  • Mori (girl) is aankhen bund ho gayi hai… About to die..

Moribund pronunciation