The Hindu English Vocabulary

Hindu Editorial with Vocabulary: Oct Month – Day 1

Vacuum : शून्य स्थान

  • Meaning: a space entirely devoid of matter. (Noun)
  • अर्थ: एक अंतरिक्ष पूरी तरह से पदार्थ से रहित।
  • Synonyms: void, emptiness, vacancy
  • Antonyms: fullness, abundance
  • Usage in a Sentence: The writer criticized the moral vacuum in society.

Disconcerting : चिंताजनक

  • Meaning: tending to cause discomfort, uneasiness or alarm; unsettling; troubling; upsetting.
  • अर्थ: असुविधा, बेचैनी या अलार्म पैदा करने की प्रवृत्ति; बेचैन; परेशान कर; परेशान।
  • Synonyms: unsettling, disturbing, embarrassing
  • Antonyms: soothing, affable, comforting
  • Usage in a Sentence: I found it very disconcerting to be in the function in which I was not invited.

Proxy : प्रतिनिधि

  • Meaning: the authority to represent someone else, especially in voting.
  • अर्थ: विशेष रूप से मतदान में किसी और का प्रतिनिधित्व करने का अधिकार।
  • Synonyms: substitute, surrogate, deputy, representative
  • Usage in a sentence: Your proxy will need to sign the form on your behalf.

Stark : नितांत)

  • Meaning: severe or bare in appearance or outline.
  • अर्थ: दिखने या रूपरेखा में गंभीर या नंगे।
  • Synonyms: crisp, distinct, obvious
  • Antonyms: fuzzy, indistinct, pleasant
  • Usage in a sentence: The remains of the building stand as a stark reminder of the fire.

Beset : टूट पड़ना

  • Meaning: (of a problem or difficulty) trouble (someone or something) persistently.
  • अर्थ:  (किसी समस्या या कठिनाई के कारण) (किसी को या किसी को) निरंतर कष्ट होना।
  • Synonyms: harass, plague, assail, hound, attack
  • Antonyms: protect, defend, aid, assist
  • Usage in a Sentence: A lack of money is the greatest problem besetting the city today.

SUAVE(Adjective) : शिष्ट

  • Meaning: (especially of a man) charming, confident, and elegant.
  • अर्थ: (विशेषकर मनुष्य का) आकर्षक, आत्मविश्वासी और सुरुचिपूर्ण।
  • Synonyms: charming, sophisticated, debonair, urbane
  • Antonyms: unsophisticated, rude
  • Usage: He was tall and suave, careful in dress, careful in behaviour.

MAINSTAY (noun) : आधार

  • Meaning: a person or thing on which something else is based or depends.
  • अर्थ: वह व्यक्ति या वस्तु जिस पर कोई और चीज आधारित या निर्भर है।
  • Synonyms: cornerstone, bulwark, buttress, bastion.
  • Antonyms: antagonist, opponent, enemy.
  • Usage: Smith was a mainstay of the club’s success this season with his running from defence and solid tackling.

UNCHARTED (adjective) : अस्पष्टीकृत

  • Meaning: (of an area of land or sea) not mapped or surveyed.
  • अर्थ: (भूमि या समुद्र का एक क्षेत्र) मैप या सर्वेक्षण नहीं किया गया।
  • Synonyms: unexplored, undiscovered, unfamiliar, unplumbed.
  • Antonyms: familiar, famous, commonplace, known.
  • Usage: Twice more he struck as if he was securing a flagpole into the soil of a previously uncharted land.

Disenchantment(noun) : मोहभंग

  • Meaning: a feeling of disappointment about someone or something you previously respected or admired; disillusionment.
  • अर्थ: किसी के बारे में निराशा या आपके द्वारा पहले से सम्मानित या प्रशंसा की भावना; मोहभंग।
  • Synonym: disillusionment, disappointment,
  • Antonym: enchanted, encourage
  • Usage: We live in a time of great disenchantment with elected officials.

UNSCATHED (adjective) : अक्षत

  • Meaning: without suffering any injury, damage, or harm.
  • अर्थ: बिना किसी चोट, क्षति या नुकसान के।
  • Synonyms: intact, safe, unscarred, secure.
  • Antonyms: hurt, injured, harmed, wounded.
  • Usage: It was strange how the fire destroyed most of the city but left the church unscathed.

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