The Hindu English Vocabulary

Hindu Editorial with Vocabulary: May Month– Day 29

Stereotype : श्रेणीबद्ध करना

  • Meaning: a widely held but fixed and oversimplified image or idea of a particular type of person or thing.
  • अर्थ: किसी विशेष प्रकार के व्यक्ति या बात का व्यापक रूप से आयोजित लेकिन निश्चित और सुस्पष्ट चित्र या विचार।
  • Synonyms: categorize, pigeonhole, cliché, archetype
  • Antonyms: differentiate, disorganize, dissimilate,
  • Usage in a Sentence: It’s not fair to stereotype a whole group of people based on one person you don’t like.

Decency : शिष्टता

  • Meaning: behaviour that conforms to accepted standards of morality or respectability.
  • अर्थ: व्यवहार जो नैतिकता या सम्मान के स्वीकृत मानकों के अनुरूप है।
  • Synonyms: morality, integrity, propriety, righteousness, decorum, virtue
  • Antonyms: discourtesy, impropriety, impoliteness, indecency
  • Usage in a Sentence: Sending aid to the victims was simply a matter of common decency.

Levitation : उत्तोलन

  • Meaning: the action of rising or causing something to rise and hover in the air, typically by means of supposed magical powers.
  • अर्थ: किसी चीज को उठने या हवा में उछालने की क्रिया, आमतौर पर कथित जादुई शक्तियों के माध्यम से।
  • Synonyms: lift, rise, upsurge, ascent, ascension
  • Antonym: ascension
  • Usage in a Sentence: Apparently he’ll be doing some levitation on the stage tomorrow.

Quaint : विचित्र

  • Meaning: attractively unusual or old-fashioned.
  • अर्थ: आकर्षक रूप से असामान्य या पुराने जमाने का।
  • Synonyms: odd, strange, eccentric, unusual, peculiar
  • Antonyms: ordinary, normal, common, usual
  • Usage in a Sentence: The writer talks about the quaint customs of the natives.

Proselytize : फुसलाना

  • Meaning: To attempt to convert someone to one’s own religious faith
  • अर्थ: किसी को अपने धार्मिक विश्वास में बदलने का प्रयास करना
  • Synonyms: propagandist, campaigner, crusader
  • Antonyms: nonpartisan, decode, stay, dissuade
  • Usage in a Sentence: The efforts of early missionaries to proselytize the Native Americans of Minnesota were largely unproductive.

Gamut : विस्तार

  • Meaning: the complete range or scope of something.
  • अर्थ: किसी चीज की पूरी सीमा या दायरा
  • Synonyms: spectrum, range, scope, span
  • Antonyms: conflict, disagree, protest
  • Usage in a Sentence: She experienced the full gamut of human emotions.

Dissent : असम्मत होना/ असम्मत

  • Meaning: hold or express opinions that are at variance with those commonly or officially held.
  • अर्थ: आम तौर पर या आधिकारिक तौर पर आयोजित लोगों के साथ भिन्न राय व्यक्त करना
  • Synonyms: conflict, disagree, protest
  • Antonyms: agree, assent, agreement
  • Usage in a sentence: Voices of dissent began to rise against the bombing.

Petition : आवेदन

  • Meaning: formal written request, typically one signed by many people, appealing to authority in respect of a particular cause.
  • अर्थ: औपचारिक रूप से लिखित अनुरोध, आम तौर पर कई लोगों द्वारा हस्ताक्षरित, जिसमें प्राधिकरण के लिए अपील की जाती है
  • Synonyms: request, appeal, entreaty, application
  • Antonyms: order, command, instruction
  • Usage in a Sentence: They collected 2,000 signatures on a petition demanding that women be allowed to join the club.

Mutilation : विकृति

  • Meaning: the action of mutilating or being mutilated.
  • अर्थ: उत्परिवर्तन या उत्परिवर्तित होने की क्रिया
  • Synonyms: damage, amputation, injury, destruction, dismemberment
  • Antonyms: cure, mend, improvement, development, betterment
  • Usage in a Sentence: Evidence suggests that the mutilation of the sculptures was deliberate.

Genre : प्रकार

  • Meaning: a style or category of art, music, or literature.
  • अर्थ: कला, संगीत या साहित्य की एक शैली या श्रेणी
  • Synonyms: type, kind, species, variety, category
  • Antonyms: inactivity, nonclassical
  • Usage in a Sentence: This book is a classic of the mystery genre.

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