Vocabulary - Exceptional English Words With Meanings : 01 October 2023

Vocabulary - Exceptional English Words With Meanings : 01 October 2023


Exceptional words of English vocabulary from the newspaper ‘The Hindu’ are listed here. Go through these words and read the usages to learn how to use them in sentences. After this, take the quiz based on the vocabulary to check how much you learnt. This will really help you boost up your learning. 
Happy learning!!!
1. INSOUCIANCE (noun) : लापरवाही
Meaning: casual lack of concern; indifference.
Synonyms: nonchalance, unconcern, lack of concern
Antonyms: concern, interest, regard
Sentence: For all her apparent insouciance, she was desperately unhappy.

2. INKLING (noun) : आभास
Meaning: a slight knowledge or suspicion; a hint.
Synonyms: idea, sense, notion
Antonyms: ignorance, oblivion, naivete
Sentence: The records give us an inkling of how people saw the world.

3. ACRIMONIOUS (adj.) : उग्र
Meaning: (typically of speech or a debate) angry and bitter.
Synonyms: bitter, rancorous, caustic
Antonyms: caring, gentle, kind
Sentence: Their marriage ended eight years ago in an acrimonious divorce.

4. MISCONCEIVE (verb) : गलत धारणा
Meaning: fail to understand correctly.
Synonyms: misunderstand, misinterpret, misapprehend
Antonyms: comprehend,enlighten,explain

Sentence: His arguments are totally misconceived.

5. ADORATION (adj.) : आराधना
Meaning: deep love and respect.
Synonyms: love, devotion, worship
Antonyms: condemnation, disapproval, disdain
Sentence: He gazed at her with pure adoration.

6. UBIQUITY (noun) : हर जगह पर होना
Meaning: the fact of appearing everywhere or of being very common.
Synonyms: common, ordinary, omnipresent
Antonyms: rare, seldom, uncommon
Sentence: The ubiquity of mobile phones means you don’t really need a watch.

7. OBTRUDE (verb) : हस्तक्षेप करना
Meaning: become noticeable in an unwelcome or intrusive way.
Synonyms: intrude, meddle, interfere
Antonyms: disregard, ignore, neglect
Sentence: I don’t want to obtrude upon her privacy.

8. QUANTIFIABLE (adj.) : मात्रात्मक
Meaning: able to be expressed or measured as a quantity.
Synonyms: calculate, cipher, compute

Antonyms: imperceptible, insignificant, undeterminable
Sentence: The number of websites on the Internet is not quantifiable.

9. INFAMY (noun) : बदनामी
Meaning: the state of being well known for some bad quality or deed.
Synonyms: notoriety, disrepute, disreputableness
Antonyms: esteem, honor, respect
Sentence: Despite her eventual pardons, she could never completely free herself of the infamy of being named a war criminal.

10. CREDULOUS (adj.) : विश्रंभी
Meaning: having or showing too great a readiness to believe things.
Synonyms: gullible, naïve, impressionable
Antonyms: doubting, incredulous, careful
Sentence: Credulous people are easily misled by false advertisements.
Now choose any 2 or 3 words, try to use them in your own sentences and share your sentences in the comment section. This will help you to retain the learnt words for a longer duration.
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