Moribund

Moribund

  • (adj) (of a person) at the point of death; “on examination she was moribund and dehydrated”
  • (adj) (of a thing) in terminal decline; lacking vitality or vigour; “the moribund commercial property market”

Moribund (मारीबन्ड / मॉरबन्ड) meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi Dictionary)

  • मरणासना, मरणासन्न, मृतप्राय, म्रियमाण, मरनेवाला, अन्त के करीब, मरता हुआ

Moribund Origin

  • early 18th century: from Latin moribundus, from mori ‘to die’.

Moribund in a sentence (word usage in recent newspaper)

  • The Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment,Dr. Okechukwu Enelamah has blamed the moribund state of the textile industry on lack of cotton.
  • The Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC) is no more the moribund institution it once was.
  • Bengali Cinema is Moribund and Smug in its Comfort Zone.
  • Worryingly, for the Indian Railways, returns from freight, its backbone, have been moribund.
  • Add to this, the police too are rooted in the same moribund mindset.

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of moribund

  • Mori (girl) is aankhen bund ho gayi hai… About to die..

Moribund pronunciation

Myriad

Myriad

  • (noun) a countless or extremely great number of people or things; “myriads of insects danced around the light above my head”
  • (noun) (chiefly in classical history) a unit of ten thousand; “the army was organized on a decimal system, up to divisions of 10,000 or myriads”
  • (adj) countless or extremely great in number; “the myriad lights of the city”
  • (adj) having countless or very many elements or aspects; “the myriad political scene”

Myriad (मिरीअड) meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi Dictionary)

  • दस हज़र, हज़ारों, अनगिनत संख्या, असंख्य, बेशुमार, लाखों, हजारों

Myriad Origin

  • mid 16th century (in sense 2 of the noun): via late Latin from Greek murias, muriad-, from murioi ‘10,000’.

Myriad in a sentence (word usage in recent newspaper)

  • Donald Trump Enters the White House Facing a Myriad Crises.
  • Explaining that myriad measures were taken to help the transition easier for the citizens of the country, he said,
  • Satisfying myriad sections is tough in politics.
  • Myriad events to showcase multiple skills and an opportunity to socialise and revel in friendly competition.
  • we aim to address the myriad healthcare challenges associated with poor public health infrastructure.

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of myriad

  • Myriad = My + Raid,,,,  Myriad money ke karan mere yahan raid pad gayi

Myriad Pronunciation

Ek Myriad mein meri behna hai.. Song

Proselytize

Proselytize

  • (verb) convert or attempt to convert (someone) from one religion, belief, or opinion to another; “I’m not here to proselytize”
  • (verb) advocate or promote (a belief or course of action); “Davis wanted to share his concept and proselytize his ideas”

Proselytize (प्रासलटाइज़ / प्रासलिटाइज़) meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi Dictionary)

  • फुसलाना, धर्मान्तरण करना

Proselytize Origin

  • 1670s, “to make proselytes,” from proselyte + -ize. Related: Proselytized ; proselytizing.

Proselytize in a sentence (important vocabulary in recent newspaper)

  • It has been said that Mother Teresa was part of the missionary and her primary role here was to proselytize.
  • This includes a duty to proselytize to both non-Muslims and Muslims who have, in their view, ‘deviated’ from the ‘correct’ path”, she said.
  • ‘Islamic televangelism’ is defined as: “The use of the television medium to proselytize the audience and viewers.
  • You cannot freely proselytize in Muslim countries.
  • Hindus didn’t have to go out and proselytize like the Christians, as if to prove our worth to our faith.

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of proselytize

  • proselytize = hypnotize

Proselytize pronunciation

Mundane

Mundane

  • (adj) lacking interest or excitement; dull; “the mundane aspects of daily life”
  • (adj) of this earthly world rather than a heavenly or spiritual one; “the mundane world”

Mundane (मन्डेन / मन्डैन) meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi Dictionary)

  • नीरस, साधारण, सांसारिक

Mundane Origin

  • late Middle English (in sense 2): from Old French mondain, from late Latin mundanus, from Latin mundus ‘world’. Sense 1 dates from the late 19th century.

Mundane in a sentence (word usage in recent newspaper)

  • Ditch the Mundane: 5 Exciting Ways to Cook with Corn.
  • He tells touching tales from life’s mundane episodes.
  • Mr. Alex’s poems are ruminations over the seemingly mundane and the ordinary, which often attain extraordinary dimensions.
  • ‘Saanson Ke’ is the typically mundane, avoidable melancholy-driven song, that one has come to associate with a Pritam-KK collaboration.
  • Indo-US military logistics pact is mundane: Richard Verma.

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of mundane

  • monday = mundane .. another boring day..

Mundane Pronunciation

Prosaic

Prosaic

  • (adj) lacking imaginativeness or originality; “prosaic language can’t convey the experience”
  • (adj) commonplace; unromantic; “the masses were too preoccupied by prosaic day-to-day concerns”

Prosaic (प्रोज़ेइक / प्रोज़ैइक) meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi Dictionary)

  • नीरस, फीका, बेरस, मामूली, शुष्क, साधारण

Prosaic Origin

  • late 16th century (as a noun denoting a prose writer): from late Latin prosaicus, from Latin prosa ‘straightforward (discourse)’ (see prose). Current senses of the adjective date from the mid 18th century.

Prosaic in a sentence (word usage in recent newspaper)

  • While England’s batting is so strong, the same cannot be said for their bowling which can have a prosaic look to it.
  • Think of words that add emphasise to your sentence, instead of going for the prosaic and easy words.
  • Tired of his prosaic job, Mumbai-based writer Shatrujeet Nath took a similar plunge midway through his journalistic career.
  • His methods might seem prosaic and a throwback to another era, but he brought stability to the Caribbean side through the course of the year.
  • The reality was somewhat more prosaic.

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of prosaic

  • Prosaic – Prozac is a tablet given to depressed people. Depressed people are dull and unimaginative

Prosaic pronunciation