The Hindu Editorial Vocabulary 12 May 2021 (Improve Your Vocabulary)

The Hindu Editorial VOCAB 12 May 2021
The Hindu Editorial VOCAB 12 May 2021

The Hindu Editorial VOCAB 12 May 2021 (Improve Your Vocabulary)

Contempt (noun) : निंदा

  • Meaning:- the feeling that a person or a thing is worthless or beneath consideration.
  • अर्थ: – वह भाव जो किसी व्यक्ति या वस्तु को व्यर्थ या विचाराधीन है।
  • Synonyms:- antipathy, condescension, defiance
  • Antonyms:-approval, esteem, flattery
  • Example:-Where he thinks a contempt due, he pays it to the uttermost.

Suo motu (adjective)

  • Meaning:- Relating to an action taken by a court of its own accord, without any request by the parties involved.
  • अर्थ: – इसमें शामिल पक्षों द्वारा किसी भी अनुरोध के बिना, अपने स्वयं के न्यायालय द्वारा की गई कार्रवाई से संबंधित है।

Ostensibly (adverb) : जाहिरा तौर पर

  • Meaning:- as appears or is stated to be true, though not necessarily so; apparently.
  • अर्थ: –जैसा प्रतीत होता है या सत्य कहा जाता है, यद्यपि आवश्यक नहीं; जाहिरा तौर पर।
  • Synonyms: evidently, officially, seemingly
  • Antonyms:-improbably, obscurely, unlikely
  • Example:-Ostensibly they were a literary society; really they were diamond polishers.

Scurrilous (adjective) : मिथ्या

  • Meaning:- making or spreading scandalous claims about someone with the intention of damaging their reputation.
  • अर्थ: – अपनी प्रतिष्ठा को नुकसान पहुँचाने के इरादे से किसी के बारे में निंदनीय दावे करना या फैलाना।
  • Synonyms:- defamatory, indecent, insulting
  • Antonyms:-clean, decent
  • Example:-I stood aghast at this scurrilous address, the like of which I had never yet heard.

Heavy-handed ( adjective) : तानाशाही

  • Meaning:- dealing with people or problems in a severe or harsh way : too strict or controlling
  • अर्थ: – लोगों या समस्याओं से गंभीर या कठोर तरीके से निपटना: बहुत सख्त या नियंत्रित करना
  • Synonyms:- coercive, cruel, harsh
  • Example: –A rough-featured, heavy-handed peasant’s son was this Peter.

Bittersweet(Adjective) : कड़वा-मीठा

  • Meaning: tinged with a feeling of sadness
  • अर्थ: दुःख की अनुभूति से घिर जाना
  • Synonyms: tangerine
  • Antonyms: happiness
  • Example: The ending of the romance movie was bittersweet.

Dissidence (Noun) : मतभेद

  • Meaning: disagreement over a matter
  • अर्थ: किसी बात पर असहमति
  • Synonyms: contention, disagreement, discordance, disharmony, dispute
  • Antonyms: agreement, approval, authorization, concurrence
  • Example: So much is said nowadays about the dissidence of the spiritual and intellectual worlds.

Inviolable(Adjective) : पवित्र 

  • Meaning: Secure from the violation or profanation
  • अर्थ: उल्लंघन या अपवित्रता से सुरक्षित
  • Synonym: unchallengeable, unbreakable,
  • Antonym: partial
  • Usage: Everyone has an inviolable right to protection by a fair legal system.

Xenophobic (adjective) : जातिवाद करनेवाला 

  • Meaning: having or showing a dislike of or prejudice against people from other countries.
  • अर्थ: दूसरे देशों के लोगों के प्रति अरुचि या पूर्वाग्रह का होना।
  • Synonyms: racist, racialist, ethnocentric, ethnocentrist.
  • Antonyms: bountiful, permissive, thoughtful, lenient.
  • Usage: As a result, the new parliament is distinctly more xenophobic and illiberal than its predecessor.

Insistence (Noun) : आग्रह

  • Meaning: a solemn and often public declaration of the truth or existence of something
  • अर्थ: किसी चीज की सच्चाई या अस्तित्व की एक गंभीर और अक्सर सार्वजनिक घोषणा
  • Synonyms: affirmation, assertion, asseveration, avouchment, declaration, profession, protestation
  • Antonyms: disavowal
  • Usage: We got to know by the continued insistence that there was a massive cover-up by the government

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