Prosaic

Prosaic

  • (adj) lacking imaginativeness or originality; “prosaic language can’t convey the experience”
  • (adj) commonplace; unromantic; “the masses were too preoccupied by prosaic day-to-day concerns”

Prosaic (प्रोज़ेइक / प्रोज़ैइक) meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi Dictionary)

  • नीरस, फीका, बेरस, मामूली, शुष्क, साधारण

Prosaic Origin

  • late 16th century (as a noun denoting a prose writer): from late Latin prosaicus, from Latin prosa ‘straightforward (discourse)’ (see prose). Current senses of the adjective date from the mid 18th century.

Prosaic in a sentence (word usage in recent newspaper)

  • While England’s batting is so strong, the same cannot be said for their bowling which can have a prosaic look to it.
  • Think of words that add emphasise to your sentence, instead of going for the prosaic and easy words.
  • Tired of his prosaic job, Mumbai-based writer Shatrujeet Nath took a similar plunge midway through his journalistic career.
  • His methods might seem prosaic and a throwback to another era, but he brought stability to the Caribbean side through the course of the year.
  • The reality was somewhat more prosaic.

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of prosaic

  • Prosaic – Prozac is a tablet given to depressed people. Depressed people are dull and unimaginative

Prosaic pronunciation

Consternation

consternation meaning in HindiConsternation

  • (noun) a feeling of anxiety or dismay, typically at something unexpected; “to her consternation her car wouldn’t start”

Consternation (कान्स्टर्नेशन / कान्स्टर्नैशन) meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi Dictionary)

  • घबराहटव्याकुलतासनसनी

Consternation Origin

  • early 17th century: from Latin consternatio(n- ), from the verb consternare ‘lay prostrate, terrify.

Consternation in a sentence (word usage in recent newspaper)

  • Consternation over Bhopal encounter.
  • Trump’s campaign rhetoric caused consternation in many world capitals, including Tokyo.
  • Trump caused consternation in December 2015 by mooting a ban on all Muslims travelling to the United States.
  • There seems to be consternation within the Congress on the proposed Grand Alliance in Uttar Pradesh on the lines of Bihar.
  • School Burnings Cause Consternation in Indian Kashmir.

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of consternation

  • conster (~monster) + nation, monster in your nation will cause consternation

Consternation Pronunciation

Nonchalant

nonchalant meaning in HindiNonchalant

  • (adj) (of a person or manner) feeling or appearing casually calm and relaxed; not displaying anxiety, interest, or enthusiasm;“she gave a nonchalant shrug”

Nonchalant (नान्शलान्ट) meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi Dictionary)

  • बेपरवाहउदासीननिर्लज्ज

Nonchalant Origin

  • mid 18th century: from French, literally ‘not being concerned’, from the verb nonchaloir.

Nonchalant in a sentence (word usage in recent newspaper)

  • Nitish stays nonchalant. Chief minister Nitish Kumar today said he had more important things on his plate than pondering over “anyone’s” words.
  • Worrying percentage of students nonchalant about cyber security.
  • LeSean McCoy nonchalant about civil suit.
  • There is still a nonchalant attitude toward marijuana use by young persons at the high school level for sure.
  • The actress said her director’s nonchalant attitude was cultural.

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of nonchalant

  • nonchalant = non + challenge (koi matlab hi nahi hai)

Nonchalant Pronunciation

indigent

indigent meaning in Hindi

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

indigent

  • (adj) poor; needy; “the first state pensions were given to indigent people over seventy”
  • (noun) a needy person.

indigent (इन्डिजन्ट / इन्डिजेन्ट) meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi Dictionary)

  • गरीब, दरिद्र, दीन, निर्धन, बेचारा, मुहताज

indigent Origin

  • late Middle English: via Old French from late Latin indigent- ‘lacking’, from the verb indigere, from indi- (strengthened form of in- ‘into’) + egere ‘to need’.

indigent in a sentence (word usage in recent newspaper)

  • Bill moots protection for indigent widows.
  • Socare, an organisation that looks after indigent children of convicts, roped the team for a camp.
  • St Elizabeth hospital and Lotus Eye Hospital – failing to reserve 20% of beds for the indigent and economically weaker sections of society.
  • Indigent sections of society would not find themselves welcome in its halls anymore.
  • The urge to help friends and neighbours in their distress, to have pity for the poor and the indigent, is just not there.

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of indigent

  • indigent = indian + gent,  most of them are poor and needy 🙂

indigent Pronunciation

Vapid

vapid meaning in Hindi

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

Vapid

  • (adj) offering nothing that is stimulating or challenging; bland; “vapid musical comedies”

Vapid (वैपिड) meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi Dictionary)

  • नीरस, फीका, बेजान

Vapid Origin

  • mid 17th century (used originally in description of drinks as ‘lacking in flavour’): from Latin vapidus

Vapid in a sentence (word usage in recent newspaper)

  • To an extent, this must be what the players in the Indian team would be feeling like after their ODI series win against a vapid Zimbabwe.
  • The grisly countenance of the film gets blunted by a somewhat vapid script.
  • But there are people who will still buy this book, despite its vapid language, its stock characters, its predictable plot twists, and its virgin-fantasy.
  • Film actors and TV anchors use its emotive expressions frequently otherwise they think their story becomes vapid.
  • If indeed there exists such an action plan, it is so vapid that it does not come to mind.

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of vapid

  • vapid – not rapid. Vapid century in 500 balls

Vapid Pronunciation