Siesta


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Siesta

  • (noun) an afternoon rest or nap, especially one taken during the hottest hours of the day in a hot climate; “everyone had a siesta for a few hours”

Siesta (सीएस्ट) meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi Dictionary)

  • दोपहर का आराम

Siesta Origin

  • mid 17th century: Spanish, from Latin sexta (hora ) ‘sixth hour’.

Siesta in a sentence (word usage in recent newspaper)

  • A lunchtime siesta is also said to improve cognitive processing, reinforce memory, boost creativity and balance emotions.
  • Chaurasia, who has a shop near the building, used to saunter on to the terrace every afternoon for a siesta.
  • Is a midday siesta good for you?
  • That might keep the boss at bay while you take an afternoon siesta at work!
  • She has no time for afternoon siesta and two prime-time soap operas on television are her only entertainment of the day.

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of siesta

  • ford fiesta mein siesta

Siesta pronunciation


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