Tepid

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Tepid

  • (adj) (especially of a liquid) only slightly warm; lukewarm. “she soaked a flannel in the tepid water”
  • (adj) showing little enthusiasm. “the applause was tepid”

Tepid meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • गुनगुना, उत्साहहीन, बेमन से दिया गया

Tepid origin

  • late Middle English: from Latin tepidus, from tepere ‘be warm’.

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

  • India’s first startup IPO to open on Friday; here’s what you must know, NEW DELHI: Alphalogic Techsys, India’s first startup IPO, will hit the … Its listed peers included Xelpmoc Design, which had a tepid listing in …
  • How much more stress is left for Indian stock markets, To top it, tepid domestic earnings and a slowing Indian economy further concerns investors have to contend. Investors at this point are not …
  • Market starts on a tepid note; Nifty slips below 11000, MUMBAI: Domestic equity benchmarks BSE sensex and NSE Nifty started on a negative note on Wednesday as investors remained risk averse …
  • As FPI selling, tepid earnings dampen sentiment, here are 10 factors …, As FPI selling, tepid earnings dampen sentiment, here are 10 factors that will keep … Among others, Bank of India, Ashok Leyland, DLF, Bank of …
  • India Spices: Turmeric slips on tepid buying; cardamom down 4%, The September contract of cardamom on the Multi Commodity Exchange of India hit the 4% lower circuit as rising supply of the new crop kept …

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of Tepid 

  • tepid sounds like torpid which is sluggish ie, inactive
  • te(tea) and pid(dip):ypu can dip ur hand into tea only when it is lukewarm

Tepid pronunciation


Hegemony

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Hegemony

  • (adj) leadership or dominance, especially by one state or social group over others. “Germany was united under Prussian hegemony after 1871”

Hegemony meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • आधिपत्य, नेतृत्व, नायकत्व

Hegemony origin

  • mid 16th century: from Greek hēgemonia, from hēgemōn ‘leader’, from hēgeisthai ‘to lead’.

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

  • India on the field, Around the same time that various Indian political groups began to challenge the Empire’s unquestioned hegemony, Indian teams began to …
  • Indian hegemony over South-Asian rivers, Even though 40 percent of world’s poor live in this region, two South Asian countries, India and Pakistan have attained the status of nuclear …
  • OPINION: Trade relations with Pakistan symbolic, … as long as it can resist India’s purported drive for regional hegemony as well as … On the trade ladder, Pakistan is India’s 48th largest partner.
  • Hegemony unhinged, Pakistan-India relations have already taken a hit with Islamabad’s decision to withdraw its high commissioner in Delhi. And all this so soon after …
  • The US, China, and power politics in the Indian Ocean, … the Indian Ocean as a ‘zone of peace’. One could instead argue that the conflict arises out of the US’s desire to maintain its hegemony and …

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of Hegemony

  • hegemony:he’s got money,so he’s domineering in the society and he control others.
  • hege (to have in punjabi)+ mony(sounds like MONEY)….a nation which has money is powerful and wealthy nations always dominate the poorer nations.

Hegemony pronunciation


Dissent

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Dissent

  • (noun) the holding or expression of opinions at variance with those commonly or officially held. “there was no dissent from this view”
  • (noun) refusal to accept the doctrines of an established or orthodox Church; nonconformity. “rural communities with a long tradition of Dissent”
  • (noun) (in sport) the offence of expressing disagreement with the referee’s decision. “he was sent off for dissent”
  • (noun) a statement by a judge giving reasons as to why he or she disagrees with a decision made by the other judges in a court case. “he wasted no time in cranking out nine majority opinions, as well as three dissents”
  • (verb) hold or express opinions that are at variance with those commonly or officially held. “two members dissented from the majority”
  • (verb) disagree with the doctrine of an established or orthodox Church.

Dissent meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • मतभेद होना, असहमत होना, असहमति, मतभेद, अस्वीकार, अस्वीकृति, विमति, विसम्मति, अन्यथा विचारना, असम्मति, एतराज़ करना, नाइत्तिफ़ाक़ी, मतभेद, मतभेद करना, विचार-विभिन्नता, विरोध करना

Dissent origin

  • late Middle English: from Latin dissentire ‘differ in sentiment’.

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

  • In Kulbhushan Jadhav verdict, US, China may go with Pakistan and …, With judges from India and Pakistan part of the 16-judge bench at the … judgment with US and China likely to Dissent along with Pakistan.
  • Threat to speech: Law ‘designed to suppress the liberty of the citizen …, An open environment where Dissent is not crushed, only makes for a stronger … The critics claimed our aim was “tarnishing India’s international …
  • Amid rise in lynching cases, 49 celebrities write to PM Modi; say …, … 49 celebrities write to PM Modi; say ‘Dissent makes India stronger’ … is sacred to many in the majority community of India… put a stop to the …
  • Indian Celebrities Protest Attacks on Dissent , Minorities, NEW DELHI — Dozens of Indian celebrities have asked Prime Minister … by Hindu hard-liners and intolerance against Dissent in the country.
  • Assembly is a place to Dissent : Speaker P Sreeramakrishnan, He said that President of India should take the initiative to reach a consensus among all political parties to prevent defectionsKerala Media …

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of Dissent

  • dis+assent=> opposite of agreement=>to refute
  • dissent..i dont agree with this(dis) sent(scent-perfume)..i hate it..disagreement

Dissent pronunciation


Contrary

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Contrary

  • (adj) opposite in nature, direction, or meaning. “he ignored contrary advice and agreed on the deal”
  • (adj) (of two or more statements, beliefs, etc.) opposed to one another.
    “his mother had given him contrary messages”
  • (adj) (of a wind) blowing in the opposite direction to one’s course; unfavourable.
  • (adj) (of two propositions) so related that one or neither but not both must be true.
  • (adj) perversely inclined to disagree or to do the opposite of what is expected or desired. “she is sulky and contrary where her work is concerned”
  • (noun) the opposite. “an Act applies only to the United Kingdom unless the contrary is expressed”
  • (noun) a contrary proposition.

Contrary meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • विपरीत, प्रतिकूल, विरुद्ध, उलटा, ज़िद्दी, विरोध

Contrary origin

  • Middle English: from Anglo-Norman French contrarie, from Latin contrarius, from contra ‘against’.

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

  • Virat Kohli Eager To “Move On” From India’s World Cup 2019 …, The Indian team could not train ahead of the first T20I due to rain but that didn’t dampen Virat Kohli’s mood at all. On the contrary, the Indian …
  • Donald Trump irks India, offers to mediate in Kashmir row again, The secretary reaffirmed the positive trajectory of the US-India … It also seemed contrary to the US’s position that New Delhi is being seen as its …
  • View: J&K’s ‘outsiders’ invasion’ bogey, This free and fearless movement and settlement of Kashmiri people across India is not a complaint. On the contrary, it strengthens India as an …
  • India skids on GDP runway, Contrary to the build-up, India has slipped two ranks in the World Bank’s GDP pecking order in 2018, and is now the seventh largest economy …
  • Contrary To Previous Reports Tata Hexa To Continue Post BS6 …, The Indian auto industry is on the verge of a major upgradation which will require all the vehicles sold in India to comply with the BS6 norms …

Contrary pronunciation


Consonance

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Consonance 

  • (noun) agreement or compatibility between opinions or actions. “consonance between conservation measures and existing agricultural practice”
  • (noun) the recurrence of similar-sounding consonants in close proximity, especially in prosody. “the abrupt quality of the sound is echoed in the final ‘t’ consonance of ‘discreet’ and ‘shut’”
  • (noun) a combination of notes which are in harmony with each other due to the relationship between their frequencies. “all music creates tension and release, dissonance and consonance”

Consonance meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • आनुरूप्य, तालमेल, सामंजस्य, अनुरूपता, संवादिता, सहमधुरता

Consonance origin

  • late Middle English: from Old French, or from Latin consonantia, from consonant- ‘sounding together’, from the verb consonare (see consonant).

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

  • View: India’s Central Bank autonomy takes another hit, Viral Acharya’s departure as a deputy governor of India’s central bank is … If perfect ideological consonance with a fiscally irresponsible …
  • Expect Budget to focus on roadmap for regulatory changes: Deloitte, … needs to be introduced in ‘consonance with economic needs of the country’. … “There’s a small proportion of taxpayers who pay tax in India.
  • International Yoga Day 2019: Soldiers Perform Yoga in Dunes, … fight lifestyle diseases in consonance with the theme of International Yoga …. Rakhya Bandhan is a festival in India every un married girls ties …
  • Yogi Adityanath orders revival of anti-Romeo squads, In consonance with this directive, the anti- Romeo squad will … The principal secretary said senior women Indian Police Service officers of …
  • Indian court withdraws judge’s ‘Hindu nation’ comment, Church leaders in India have welcomed a state court overruling a … The court’s order is “truly in consonance with the secular character of our …

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of Consonance 

  • consonance – Relate with RESONANCE
  • repitition of consonants makes a meledy which sounds harmonious and hence consonance means harmonious,compatible

Consonance pronunciation