The Hindu Vocabulary 4 March 2021

2021-03-04

The vocabulary for The Hindu Editorial 04 March 2021 is from the Editorial titled ‘High stakes: On the upcoming Assembly elections.'

 

Word

Part of Speech

Meaning

Synonyms

Antonyms

Example

Disenchantment

Noun

a feeling of disappointment about someone or something you previously respected or admired; disillusionment.

(निराशा)

Disappointment, Disillusionment, Dissatisfaction, Discontent

Content, Satisfied, Pleased, Suffice

The growing disenchantment made us suffer a lot.

Viable

Adjective

capable of working successfully; feasible.

(व्यवहार्य)

Workable, Feasible, Practicable, Practical, Usable

Impracticable, Unworkable, Unfeasible, Inoperable

It was not viable to be present everywhere.

Unrelenting

Adjective

not yielding in strength, severity, or determination.

(बेरहम)

Implacable, Inflexible, Unyielding, Unbending

Yielding, Producing, Supplying, Giving, Providing

 

Conventional

Adjective

based on or in accordance with what is generally done or believed.

(पारंपरिक)

Normal, Regular, Ordinary, Traditional, Typical

Original, New, Unusual, Extraordinary

These conventional methods may not help us achieve our target.

Dramatic

Adjective

exciting or impressive.

(रोमांचक या प्रभावशाली)

Exciting, Stirring, Spectacular, Startling

Easy, Simple, Boring, Unimpressive

I have always been dramatic when it comes to food.

Demographic

Adjective

relating to the structure of populations.

(आबादी की संरचना से संबंधित)

-

-

The demographic trend grabbed all the attention.

Formidable

Adjective

inspiring fear or respect through being impressively large, powerful, intense, or capable.

(विकट)

Intimidating, Forbidding, Redoubtable, Daunting

Comforting, Easy, Weak, Simple

The formidable opponent could not arrive at a conclusion.

Plausible

Adjective

seeming reasonable or probable.

(मुमकिन)

Credible, Reasonable, Believable, Likely, Feasible, Probable

Unlikely, Improbable, Dubious, Debatable

It is not plausible for us to compete with the supreme authority.

Potency

Noun

the ability.

(शक्ति)

Flexibility, Adaptability, Versatility, Power

Weakness, Frailty, Fragility, Fault, Flaw

My potency was being questioned.

Underperformance

Noun

to fail to do as well as expected.

(के रूप में अच्छी तरह से करने के लिए असफल होने की उम्मीद है)

Disappoint, Dishearten, Dispirit, Discourage, Fail

Encourage, Excite, Bolster, Support, Cheer

The underperformance of the players did not bother the coach.

At the crossroads

Phrase

a point of decision or a critical juncture.

(निर्णय का एक बिंदु या एक महत्वपूर्ण मोड़)

Decisive, Resolute, Determining, Firm, Dogged

Indecisive, Inconclusive, Irresolute, Vacillating

The issue of the magazine is at the crossroads.

Contingent

Adjective

subject to chance.

(आकस्मिक)

Accidental, Chance, Fortuitous, Possible, Unforeseen

Foreseen, Planned, Predictable, Known

He was not happy with the contingent nature of the job.

Scrupulously

Adverb

in a very careful and thorough way.

(अति सावदानी से)

Carefully, Cautiously, Aware, Properly

Carelessly, Inattentively, Unaware, Improper

The documents were rectified scrupulously.

 

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