Halcyon

halcyon meaning in HindiHalcyon

  • (adj) denoting a period of time in the past that was idyllically happy and peaceful; “the halcyon days of the 1960s”
  • (noun) a mythical bird said to breed at the time of the winter solstice in a nest floating on the sea and to have the power of calming the winds and waves.
  • (Greek mythology) a woman who was turned into a kingfisher.

Halcyon (हैल्सीअन) meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi Dictionary)

  • शांत, खुशगवार, शान्तिपूर्ण

Halcyon Origin

  • late Middle English (in the mythological sense): via Latin from Greek alkuōn ‘kingfisher’ (also halkuōn, by association with hals ‘sea’ and kuōn ‘conceiving’).

Halcyon in a sentence (word usage in recent newspaper)

  • Australian fans no longer take those halcyon days for granted after a barren period without a legspinner.
  • Those halcyon years.
  • Perhaps those halcyon days of the “mixed economy” were not meant to last long.
  • I’m not expecting a return to those halcyon days.
  • Those Halcyon Days in Winter.

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of halcyon

  • halcyon bole toh halke din … halka halka sa yeh nasha… 🙂

Halcyon Pronunciation

Nonplus

nonplus meaning in hindiNonplus

  • (verb) surprise and confuse (someone) so much that they are unsure how to react; “Diane was nonplussed by such an odd question”
  • (noun) a state of being very surprised and confused; “reduced to a perfect nonplus, he rose from his chair”

Nonplus (नान्प्लस) meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi Dictionary)

  • संकोच, परेशानी,  हैरान करना, हक्का-बक्का करना, उलझन में पड़ना

Nonplus Origin

  • late 16th century: from Latin non plus ‘not more’. The noun originally meant ‘a state in which no more can be said or done’.

Nonplus in a sentence (word usage in recent newspaper)

  • Words like nonplus, dumbfounding, stupefy …all come to life when you are in this part of the world.
  • Ramarajabhushanudu also known as Bhattu Murthy, a serious poet, was seen interjecting with repartee, to nonplus some of his colleagues.
  • When the chief of police learned he was about to be arrested, he became nonplussed and refused to answer any questions.
  • The inexperienced teenage driver was nonplussed when his car began to slide on the ice.
  • Even the experienced doctor was nonplussed when he saw the patient with a chainsaw in his skull.

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of nonplus

  • nonplus = 9 + plus = +++++++++ sounds confusing nah?

Nonplus Pronunciation

Stifle

stifle meaning in Hindi

Stifle Vocab Meme Dictionary – English to Hindi translation

Stifle

  • (verb) restrain (a reaction) or stop oneself acting on (an emotion); “she stifled a giggle”
  • (verb) prevent or constrain (an activity or idea); “high taxes were stifling private enterprise”
  • (verb) make (someone) unable to breathe properly; suffocate; “those in the streets were stifled by the fumes”
  • (noun) a joint in the legs of horses, dogs, and other animals, equivalent to the knee in humans.

Stifle (स्टाइफल) meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi Dictionary)

  • दबाना, दम घोंटना

Stifle Origin

  • late Middle English: perhaps from a frequentative of Old French estouffer ‘smother, stifle’.

Stifle in a sentence (word usage in recent newspaper)

  • World Cup 2018 Qualifying: Syrians stifle Korea, Japan back on track.
  • Sedition Has Become an Easy Tool to Stifle Dissent: Aakar Patel.
  • Realty Law Has ‘Serious Anomalies’, Can Stifle Growth: DLF.
  • BoE says won’t stifle innovation as wrestles with fintech.
  • Is Jai Hind College trying to stifle the voices of Mumbai youths?

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of stifle

  • stifle = stif + rifle dekhkar chor bhi stifle ho jaayega

Stifle Pronunciation

Gullible

gullible meaning in Hindi

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

Gullible

  • (adj) easily persuaded to believe something; credulous; “an attempt to persuade a gullible public to spend their money”

Gullible (गलबल) meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi Dictionary)

  • भोला, भोला-भाला, सीधा, सीधा-साधा

Gullible Origin

  • early 19th century: from gull2 + -ible.

Gullible in a sentence (word usage in recent newspaper)

  • Let’s not be gullible enough to assume that there isn’t a deeper agenda behind this vicious campaign.
  • We suspect a gang behind credit card fraud who are targeting gullible people and on the name of bank doing online transactions.
  • Police said the accused had been enrolling gullible people as agents by collecting Rs 10 lakh from a group of 10 persons.
  • The bank account details so far revealed that they had so far cheated approximately 500 gullible people to the tune of Rs. 3 crore.
  • He found someone naïve and gullible who he can control.

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of gullible

  • gullible = ‘girl’ + ‘able’ –> girls are able to cheat gullible boys by their looks.

Gullible Pronunciation

Vivid

vivid meaning in Hindi

Vivid Vocab Meme Dictionary – English to Hindi transaltion with picture dictionary

Vivid

  • (adj) producing powerful feelings or strong, clear images in the mind; “memories of that evening were still vivid”
  • (adj) (of a colour) intensely deep or bright; “a vivid blue Mediterranean sea”
  • (adj) (of a person or animal) lively and vigorous; “she had a deep voice and a strikingly vivid personality”

Vivid (विविड) meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi Dictionary)

  • उज्ज्वल, चंचल, चटकीला, जीवंत, सजीव

Vivid Origin

  • mid 17th century: from Latin vividus, from vivere ‘to live’.

Vivid in a sentence (Word usage in recent newspaper)

  • Make your bathroom adorable with vivid colours.
  • One thing Apple has done is the wide colour display, which makes most images look richer and vivid, but again it could easily offer more.
  • But it’s simply my attempt to draw a vivid picture and nothing more.
  • Australia calling: Vivid Sydney is back with lights, music, ideas.
  • NASA shares vivid images of auroras captured by the Hubble Space Telescope.

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of vivid

  • imagine v’ ‘i’v’ ‘i’d’  —> vivid colour nah?

Vivid Pronunciation