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Vocab Express- 316

Vocab Express- 316

Dear Aspirants,

To enhance your vocabulary here are 5 new words. Use these words to improve Written and Spoken English skills. In case you have missed out on our previous Vocab Express, we would strongly advise you to read it.

Read the Vocab Express-315 here

(i) Proclivity (N.): a tendency to choose or do something regularly; an inclination or predisposition toward a particular thing.

Pronunciation:  प्रोक्लिवटी / प्रोक्लिविटी

Hindi Translations: इच्छा, झुकाव, तत्परता, प्रवृत्ति, फुर्ती, राज्यपाल, रुझान

Synonyms:  Bent, Tendency, Propensity, Leaning, Predisposition, Predilection, Inclination, Disposition

Antonyms: Repulsion, Disinclination, Objectivity, Scunner, Aversion, Dislike, Hatred

Usage: He has a proclivity for exaggeration.

Meaning: उनका अतिशयोक्ति कि ओर झुकाव है।

(ii) Ineffable (Adj.): too great or extreme to be expressed or described in words.

Pronunciation:  इनेफबल

Hindi Translations: अकथनीय, अवर्णनीय, अनिर्वचनीय, वर्णनातीत, अवक्तव्य, अवर्ण्य, शब्दातीत, शब्दों से परे

Synonyms:  Indescribable, Inexpressible, Unspeakable, Unutterable, Indefinable, Untellable, Incommunicable

Antonyms: Expressible, Describable, Earthly, Speakable, Definable, Hellish, Profane

Usage: The beauty of Mountain is ineffable.

Meaning: पहाड़ी की सुंदरता अवर्णनीय है।

(iii) Obscurity (N): the state of being unknown, inconspicuous, or unimportant.

Pronunciation:  अब्स्क्युरटी / अब्स्क्युरिटी

Hindi Translations: अँधेरा, अंधकार, अप्रसिद्धि, अस्पष्टता, गहनता, गुमनामी, धुँधलापन

Synonyms:  Darkness, Dimness, Night, Abstruseness, Ambiguity, Vagueness, Cloudiness, Opacity

Antonyms: Brightness, Clarity, Clearness, Light, Limpidity, Prominence, Lucidity

Usage: He spent his early life working in obscurity.

Meaning: उन्होंने अपने शुरुआती जीवन में गुमनामी में काम किया।

(iv) Bonhomie (N.): cheerful friendliness; geniality.

Pronunciation:  बानमी

Hindi Translations: सौजन्य, सौजन्यता, खुशमिज़ाजी, मोद प्रियता, मिलनसारिता, मिलनसारी

Synonyms:  Amiability, Affability, Geniality, Cordiality, Amiableness, Friendliness, Affableness

Antonyms: Acerbity, Aloofness, Bloodshed, Carnage, Coldness, Coolness

Usage: He was full of bonhomie.

Meaning: वह खुशमिज़ाजी से व्याप्त था।

(v) Opprobrium (N.): harsh criticism or censure.

Pronunciation:  अप्रोब्रीअम

Hindi Translations: अनादर, अपकीर्ति, अपमान, अपयश, कलंक, तिरस्कार, निंदा, बदनामी

Synonyms:  Shame, Disgrace, Infamy, Obloquy, Odium, Disrepute, Ignominy, Discredit

Antonyms: Pride, Dignity, Estimation, Honor, Renown, Admiration, Celebrity

Usage: The bombing has attracted international opprobrium.

Meaning: बमबारी ने अंतरराष्ट्रीय अप्रियता को आकर्षित किया है।

Try a quick exercise on Antonyms and Synonyms to get simple problems to ensure that you have mastered these concepts.

Hope this was helpful.

All the best!!!

OT Team

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