Phalanx

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Phalanx

  • (noun) a body of troops or police officers standing or moving in close formation. “six hundred marchers set off, led by a phalanx of police”
  • (noun) a group of people or things of a similar type forming a compact body. “he headed past the phalanx of waiting reporters to the line of limos”
  • (noun) (in ancient Greece) a body of Macedonian infantry drawn up in close order with shields touching and long spears overlapping.
  • (noun) a bone of the finger or toe.

Phalanx meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • व्यूह, संघटित दल, जत्था, झुंड, पंक्ति, व्यूह

Phalanx origin

  • mid 16th century (denoting a body of Macedonian infantry): via Latin from Greek.

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

  • Saaho box office collection Day 10: Prabhas’ film earns over …, While it is performing well worldwide and in south India, its Hindi ….. things at tattooed guys built like trucks, and mowing down a phalanx of …
  • Space century, It is only proper that the Indian Space Research Organisation … a phalanx of his followers whose capabilities even surpassed his own on …
  • Violent Hong Kong Protests Meet Violent Police Response, Videos aired and shared online showed officers snagging a few people, as a phalanx of police charged a train car, whipping and beating …
  • Demise of titans no decline of party?, On the contrary, the Indian National Congress, which also lost a phalanx of popular leaders in the past is unable to provide successful …
  • He knew which way the wind was blowing, … competent and successful phalanx of leaders when he helmed the party … coalesced Hindu sentiments for the first time in Independent India.

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of Phalanx

  • or obse(ssed)-Qui( yes in frech)-ous=always obsessed with saying yes to it all
  • ob + SEQUI + ous .. sequi means sequence where one thing “follows” the other.. and servants follow what their masters say..

Phalanx pronunciation


Catastrophic

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Catastrophic

  • (adj) involving or causing sudden great damage or suffering. “a catastrophic earthquake”
  • (adj) extremely unfortunate or unsuccessful. “catastrophic mismanagement of the economy”
  • (adj) involving a sudden and large-scale alteration in state. “the body undergoes catastrophic collapse towards the state of a black hole”
  • (adj) relating to geological catastrophism.

Catastrophic meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • विनाशकारी, अनर्थकारी, आपाती, प्रलयंकर

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

  • Scrapping Article 370 will be ‘catastrophic‘, says Mehbooba Mufti, SRINAGAR: India has failed Kashmir in keeping its promises, PDP chief and former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Mehbooba Mufi said on …
  • Former CMs of J&K fear ‘catastrophic consequences’, Press Trust of India Former chief ministers of Jammu and Kashmir Omar Abdullah and Mehbooba Mufti on Monday reacted angrily to the …
  • Tiger flees wildlife park for Assam shop amid catastrophic India floods, With Assam usually one of the worst-hit Indian states during the annual rains, the park has been building ridges for the animals to swim to, …
  • Manage land better to prevent catastrophic breakdown …. land must change dramatically if we are to avert catastrophic climate change.
  • Nuclear-armed India and Pakistan move closer to war after Kashmir annexation … This catastrophic and unconstitutional decision taken under …

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of Catastrophic

  • Cut a trophy:: if we loss the trophy then that event will be big loss misfortune , so is the meaning –> event resulting in great loss and misfortune
  • jab kutte ne KATA on the “TROUGH” then disaster happens!!!

Catastrophic pronunciation