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


Deterrent

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Deterrent

  • (noun) a thing that discourages or is intended to discourage someone from doing something. “cameras are a major deterrent to crime”
  • (noun)  a nuclear weapon or weapons system regarded as deterring an enemy from attack. “Britain’s nuclear deterrent”
  • (adj) able or intended to deter. “the deterrent effect of heavy prison sentences”

Deterrent meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • डराकर रोकने वाला, निवारक

Deterrent origin

  • early 19th century: from Latin deterrent- ‘deterring’, from the verb deterrere (see deter).

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

  • Trust continues to be deterrent in smaller markets: 1-India Family Mart …, A bulk of your business comes from tier-II, III and IV cities, but of late consumer demand across categories has been sluggish in the country.
  • Arun Jaitley: Talaq law will have a strong deterrent effect, Saying that the concept of social security did not exist in India, he said divorced women risked being reduced to destitution. “In a divorce …
  • Bengaluru ranks a poor 81 among global education hubs—and that’s …, Indian cities are among the least desirable destinations for international … The high cost of living in cities like Mumbai was also a deterrent.
  • Motor Vehicles (Amendment) Bill 2019: 7 key points, The government’s view is that the steep fines will act as a deterrent for … a Motor Vehicle Accident Fund that insures all road users in India.
  • Indian fans can book NBA pre-match tickets on BookMyShow, New Delhi: Come 4 and 5 October and Indian basketball fans will be in … which is a big deterrent to further popularize the game in India,” said …

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of Deterrent

  • DETER + RENT. A high rent IS ALWAYS A discouraging factor FOR TENANTS.
  • FOCUS ON rent OF DETERRENT. rent IS ALWAYS A HINDRANCE AND IS DISCOURAGING FOR TENANTS.

Deterrent pronunciation


Flout

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Flout

  • (verb) openly disregard (a rule, law, or convention). “the advertising code is being flouted”
  • (verb) mock, scoff. “the women pointed and flouted at her”

Flout meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • अवहेलना करना, अवज्ञा करना, उल्लंघन करना, अनादर , अनादर करना, अवज्ञा, अवज्ञा करना , आक्षेप, आक्षेप करना, उपहास, उपहास करना , ताना, ताना मारना

Flout origin

  • mid 16th century: perhaps from Dutch fluiten ‘whistle, play the flute, hiss (in derision)’; German dialect pfeifen auf, literally ‘pipe at’, has a similar extended meaning.

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

  • Senior India Player In Hot Water For Flouting BCCI’s Family Clause At …, A senior member of the Indian team has landed in hot waters for reportedly violating BCCI’s ‘family clause’ rules during the World Cup. India …
  • The Liberal Mafia: Entitled, assertive and vindictive, the liberal gang of …, The third law of liberalism is the one they flout most flagrantly — tolerance. … The last thing India needs is the BJP mutating into the Congress …
  • India- HVPNL alleged to flout Haryana State Litigation Policy Affected …, (MENAFN – KNN India) HVPNL alleged to flout Haryana State Litigation Policy; Affected MSME seeks CM Khattar’s help. New Delhi, July 26 …
  • Commercial complexes flout parking norms in Odisha, Shanti Tower, a multi-storey shopping mall with a Cineplex, at the most congested location of the main road, uses its basement for car parking …
  • Virat Kohli to skip press conference: Is Rohit Sharma rift to blame?, India captain Virat Kohli tosses his bat in air after being dismissed by West … But, the player then went on to flout the rule for the entirety of the …

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of Flout

  • FLOUT… FOUL + OUT. When a player is sent out by foul, the player shows his contempt to the referee.
  • A kid asked me if he could FLY his paper plane in the room, I replied bluntly-FLY OUT.

Flout pronunciation


Furl

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Furl

  • (verb) roll or fold up (something) neatly and securely. “he shouted to the crew to furl sails”
  • (verb) become rolled up; curl. “the smoke furled dreamily from the dragon’s blue nostrils”

Furl meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • समेटना, लपेटना, बंद करना, मोड़ना, लपेट कर बाँधना

Furl origin

  • late 16th century: from French ferler, from Old French ferferm ‘firm’ + lier ‘bind’ (from Latin ligare ).

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

  • Happy Independence Day 2018 Live updates: Wishes, quotes …, While India prepares to celebrate its 72nd Independence Day, messages … Mahatma Gandhi; As our flag rolls up high, let every furl bring pride, …
  • Words of freedom, Will he on this historic day furl the politician in him and unfurl the Prime Minister of India, that is Bharat? If he were to do that, he would bring to …
  • Taj Mahal precinct should be made no-plastic zone: UP govt tells SC, … enable transition towards e-mobility and green fuels and electric vehicles or vehicles running on cleaner hydrogen furl should be used.
  • Next Gen KTM Duke 390 Spotted Testing — Getting Race Ready Again, The furl tank however, appears to be wider and taller. This may filter down to the production motorcycle. The rear shock absorber is still white …
  • Royal Enfield Launches Classic 350 Signal ABS At Rs 1.61 Lakh (ex …, This model pays tribute to the Indian Air Force Corps of Signals, the division … The instrument console now receives a low furl warning indicator …

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of Furl

  • it is like “CURL” means some circulating field

Furl pronunciation


Infant Vs Toddler

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Infant

  • (noun) a very young child or baby.“healthy infants”
  • (noun) a schoolchild between the ages of about four and eight. “their first year at infant school”
  • (noun) denoting something in an early stage of its development. “the infant Labour Party”
  • (noun) a person who has not attained legal majority.

Toddler

  • (noun) a young child who is just beginning to walk.

Infant meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • शिशु, लाल

Toddler meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • नन्हा बच्चा, डगमग डगमग चलने वाला बच्चा

Infant origin

  • late Middle English: from Old French enfant, from Latin infant- ‘unable to speak’, from in- ‘not’ + fant-‘speaking’ (from the verb fari ).

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

  • Infant dies after falling into open manhole, Tek Chand, the girl’s grandfather who has a shop on that road, said the infant crawled near the uncovered manhole and fell into it when she …
  • Birth weight, height can predict infants‘ future health: Study, One’s future health can be predicted as early as they are born! A new study highlighted that an infant’s birth weight and height together can help …
  • Video: In India, infant thrown into drain by woman is saved by stray dogs, Chandigarh: In a shocking incident in Haryana – infamous for its skewed sex ratio – a newborn girl, wrapped in plastic, was dumped by a …
  • Kashmir: 15-day-old baby killed in ceasefire violation by Pakistan, On Monday, the infant succumbed to his injuries. … On July 22, an Indian soldier was killed in Pakistani firing in Sunderbani sector of Rajouri …
  • Woman Strangles Infant Son, Throws Body Into Canal To Hide Affair …, A 30-year-old woman in Gujarat was arrested for allegedly killing her one-and-half-month old son and throwing the body into a canal, police …

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

  • Missing toddler’s dad seeks action against BMC, The body of the toddler, who is believed to have drowned, has not been found yet. Search and rescue operations were carried out for several …
  • Abbott Launches Grow Right Campaign To Help Parents Achieve …, Parents across the country agree that raising a toddler is no child’s play. … toddler moms across India have concerns about raising their child.
  • Launches Grow Right Campaign to help parents achieve healthy …, The Survey revealed a staggering nine out of 10 toddler moms across India have concerns about raising their child. While more than 60 per …
  • The Latest: Vendors say girl saved toddler from gunman, GILROY, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on a shooting at a food festival in Northern California (all times local):3:37 p.m.Vendors at California’s Gilroy
  • Week after Mumbai toddler Divyansh fell in gutter, BMC says manhole …, A week after 18-month-old Divyansh fell into a manhole in Mumbai, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has written to the Mumbai …

Infant pronunciation


Toddler pronunciation