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


Suffrage

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Suffrage

  • (noun) the right to vote in political elections. “universal adult suffrage”
  • (noun) a vote given in assent to a proposal or in favour of the election of a particular person. “the suffrages of the community”
  • (noun) (in the Book of Common Prayer) the intercessory petitions pronounced by a priest in the Litany.

Suffrage meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • निर्वाचनाधिकार, वोट देने का अधिकार, मत, मताधिकार, राजनैतिक, साक्ष्य, चुनाव में वोट देने का अधिकार, मतदान देने का अधिकार

Suffrage origin

  • late Middle English (in the sense ‘intercessory prayers’, also ‘assistance’): from Latin suffragium, reinforced by French suffrage . The modern sense of ‘right to vote’ was originally US (dating from the late 18th century).

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

  • india was to be a full-blooded democracy from the moment of its birth. … of adult suffrage will bring enlightenment and promote the well-being, …
  • The message tells every adult Indian citizen to vote as his birthday this year … Assembly of every State shall be on the basis of adult suffrage
  • In that context, India became a trailblazer by granting women the equal … By the time women got unconditional suffrage in the latter in 1928, …
  • “Article 326 of the Constitution clearly lays down that the right to vote in India should only be decided through suffrage and nothing else,” he …
  • India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi, is up for re-election as the head of … Nevertheless, Indians introduced universal adult suffrage soon after …

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of Suffrage 

  • SUFFRAGE after u reach super age (18) you get voting right
  • People suffered to win the vote: suffragettes
  • if u vote for a party and the other party wins, u will suffer rage

Suffrage pronunciation