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One Word Substitution

One Word Substitution Quizzes

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SOME IMPORTANT ONE WORD SUBSTITUTION

 

Word

Meaning

अर्थ

Abbreviation

A shortened form of a word or phrase

संक्षिप्त रूप, लघु रूप

Abdication

Voluntary renouncing throne

सिंहासन त्याग, राज त्याग

Abolish

Do away with wholly

उनमूलन करना, मिटा देना

Aborigines

Original inhabitants of a country

प्राचीन देशवासी

Abridged

An edition a book in which it has been condensed.

संक्षिप्त

Accelerate

To increase the speed; to hasten the progress of

गति बढ़ाना, तेज करना

Accessible

Which can be approached

सुगम्य, सुलभ, गम्नीय

Acclimatize

To accustom oneself in new climate

आदी होना, नये वातावरण के अनुकूल होना

Accountable

Liable to be called to account

जिम्मेदार होना

Acquaint

Make oneself familiar with a person or a thing .

परिचित कराना, जानकारी प्राप्त करना

Acquittal

The act of freeing a person from a charge by verdict.

दोष रहित, रिहाई

Actuary

One who calculates premium

बीमांकक, बीमांकिक

Adolescence

The period between childhood and adulthood

किशोरावस्था

Adulteration

To falsify a thing by admixture or baser ingredients.

अपमिश्रित, मिलावट

Aggravate

To increase the gravity of an offence or the intensity of a disease

और बिगाड़ देना, तीव्र करना

Aggressor

A person who attacks first

आक्रमणकारी

Agnostic

One who doubts the existence of god

नास्तिक, संशयवादी

Alien

One who resides in a country of which he is not a citizen.

अलग दुनिया का, विदेशी मनुष्य, ऊपर देशीय

Alienate

To turn friends in enemies

विरोधी बनाना, दूर कर देना

Alimony

Allowance paid to wife on legal separation

प्रत्यक्यता(तलाक दी हुई) पत्नी के लिए वृति या जीविका निर्वाह व्यय

Altruist

A person who loves every body

परोपकारी

Amateur

One who does something not professionally but for pleasure

शौकीया, नौसिखिया

Ambassador

A person representing a state in a foreign country.

राजदूत

Ambidextrous

Of a person who can use both hands equally well

अभ्यत, दोनो हाथ इस्तेमाल करने में निपुण

Ambiguous

A sentence whose meaning is unclear

अस्पष्ट, दुविधापूर्ण

Ambivalent

Having opposing feelings

मिले जुले भाव वाला

Ambulance

A van which is used in transporting wounded or serious patients.

रोगी वाहन, अस्पताल गाड़ी

Amnesia

Loss of memory

याददाश्त खो जाना, स्मृतिलोप

Amnesty

General pardon

राज-क्षमा, क्षमादान

 

Word

Meaning

अर्थ

Amphibian

A land animal that breeds in water

जल तथा स्थल में रहने वाला जन्तु

Anarchist

One who is out to subvert a government

अराजकतावादी

Anarchy

Absence of government

अराजकता, अव्यवस्था

Anniversary

The yearly return of a date.

सालगिरह, वर्षगाँठ

Annual

Which happens once a year.

वार्षिक

Anomaly

Deviation from common rule

अनियमित्ता

Anonymous

A book written by an unknown author

गुमनाम, बेनाम लेखक

Answerable

A person liable to be called to account for his action

उत्तरदायी, जवाबदेही

Antedate

To date before the true time

पूर्व-दिनांकित करना

Anthropology

A study of man

मानव विज्ञान

Antidote

A medicine to counteract the effect of another medicine

विषनाशक, विषहरण औषधि

Antiseptic

A medicine that prevents decomposing

रोगाणु रोधक

Antonym

A word opposite in meaning to another

विलोम

Aphasia

Loss of speech

आवाज बंद हो जाना, वाचाघात

Apostate

One who abandons his religious faith.

धर्मत्यागी, विश्वासघाती

Appreciate

To rise in value

भाव बढ़ जाना, प्रशंसा करना

Aquarium

Vessel in which fish and water plants are kept.

मत्स्यालय, जलजीवशाला

Aquatic

Animals live in water.

जलचर, जलीय

 

Word

Meaning

अर्थ

Arbitrator

A person appointed by parties to settle the disputes between them

मध्यस्थ, पंच

Archaeology

A study of ancient things

पुरातत्व विज्ञान

Aristocracy

A Government by the Nobles

अभिजात वर्ग

Armistice

The cessation of warfare before a treaty is signed.

युध्दविराम, संधि

Arsenal

A place where weapons and ammunitions are stored

शस्त्रागार

Ascetic

One who tortures himself for the good of soul.

संन्यासी

Atheist

One who does not believe in the existence of God

नास्तिक

Audible

Sound which can be heard

सुनाई देने योग्य ध्वनि

Audience

An assembly of hearers at a lecture or concert

श्रोता

Audiology

The study of hearing, especially hearing defects and their treatment.

श्रवण विज्ञान

Auditor

One who makes an official examination of accounts

लेखा परिक्षक

Aurist

A specialist with regard to ear

कर्ण विशेषज्ञ

Autobiography

A life history written by oneself

आत्मकथा

Autocracy

A Government by one

तानाशाही

Autograph

Getting signature of some important person in his handwriting

हस्ताक्षर

Avaricious

Of a person extremely desirous of money

लालची

Bachelorhood

State of being unmarried

कुँवारापन

Bankrupt

One who can’t pay the debts.

दिवालिया

Behead

Cut off the head

सिर काटना

 

 

Word

Meaning

अर्थ

Bellicose

One who is fond of fighting

लडाकू

Belligerents

Nations engaged in war.

युध्दकारी, युध्दरथ

Bibliophile

A great lover of books

पुस्तक प्रेमी

Biennial

Happening every second year

द्विवार्षिक, हर दो साल में होने वाला

Bigamy

Practice of having two wives or husbands

द्विपत्नीत्व, द्विविवाह

Bigot

One who has narrow and prejudiced religious views

कट्टर, धर्मांध

Bilingual

A person who speaks two languages

द्विभाषी

Biography

A life history written by somebody else

जीवनी

Biology

The science which treats with life

जीव-विज्ञान

Biped

Animal having two feet.

दो पैर वाला जानवर

Blasphemy

Speaking disrespectfully about sacred or religious things.

ईश्वर निंदा

Bookworm

One who devotes full time in studying course books

किताबी कीड़ा

Botany

The branch of biology dealing with plant life

वनस्पति विज्ञान

Brigand

A bandit or robber, [esp.] One of a band living by pillage and ransom.

डाकू, डकैत

Brittle

Hard but liable to be easily broken

खस्ता, भंगुर

Bullion

Gold or Silver before using for manufacturing ornaments

चांदी सोने की ईंट

Bureaucracy

A Government by the officials

नौकरशाही, अधिकारी-वर्ग

Word

Meaning

अर्थ

Caducity

The infirmity of old age.

नश्वरता

Calligraphy

The art of beautiful hand writing. Elegant penmanship.

हस्तलिपि, लिखावट, सुलेख

Callous

A man devoid of kind feeling and sympathy

कठोर, निष्ठुर

Cannibal

Of a man or animal that feeds on its own species

स्वजातिभक्षक पशु, नरभक्षी

Carnivorous

A flesh eating animal

मांसाहारी

Catalogue

A list of books

तालिका, नामावली, नामसूची

Celibacy

Abstinence from sex

ब्रह्मचर्य

Celibate

One who is unmarried

ब्रह्मचारी

Cemetery

A place for burial of dead bodies.

कब्रिस्तान

Centenarian

A person who is above hundred years

शतायु

Centenary

Celebration of a hundredth year, once –a-century

शताब्दी, शतवर्षिया उत्सव

Centripetal

Anything tending to move away from centre.

अभिकेंद्र, केन्द्राभिमुखी

Century

One hundred years.

सौ वर्ष, शताब्दी

Colleague

A co-worker or a fellow-worker in the same institution

सहकर्मी

Compatriot

Belong to same country.

एक देशवासी, हम वतन

Congenital

Belonging or pertaining to an individual from birth

जन्मजात

Congregation

An assembly of worshippers.

सभा, भक्त मंडली, धर्मसंघ

Conscription

Compulsory enlistment for military or i\other service

सेना में जबरदस्ती भर्ती करना

Contemporaries

People living at the same time

समकालीन व्यक्ति

Contemporary

Belonging to the same period of time

समकालीन

Convalescent

One who is recovering from illness

स्वास्थ्य लाभकारी, स्वास्थ्य लाभ से सम्बंधित

Cosmology

Science of origin of universe

ब्रह्माण्ड विज्ञान

Cosmopolitan

One who can make himself at home in all countries

समस्त संसार का, सर्वव्यापी

Cosmopolite

A citizen of the world

ऐसा व्यक्ति जिसने बहुत देशों की यात्रा की हो

Couplet

A stanza having two lines in verse.

दोहा

Credulous

A person who readily believes whatever is told to him/her.

सहज विश्वासी, भोला

Cryptography

Study of secret writing and coded words

गूढ़ लेखन, बीज लेखन

 

 

Word

Meaning

अर्थ

Curable

Which can be cured.

साध्य, ठीक होने योग्य

Cynic

One who questions everything

दोषदर्शी, निंदक

Cytology

Study of cell

कोशिका विज्ञान

Dead letter

An unclaimed letter

अंधपत्र, अप्रचलित कानून

Deaf

One who cannot hear

बहरा

Debar

Prevent a person from admission or a right.

वर्जित करना, रोक देना

Declamation

Act or art of rhetorical exercise.

भाषण, घोषणा, व्याख्यान

Delegate

To give one

सौपना, प्रतिनिधित्व करने के लिये भेजना

Democracy

Government of the people, for the people, by the people

प्रजातंत्र, लोकतंत्र

Demonstration

Show of force to intimidate.

प्रदर्शन

Depreciate

To go down in value

मूल्य घटना, कीमत घटना

Dermatology

Study of skin.

त्वचा विज्ञान

Desert

Where neither water nor vegetation is found.

रेगिस्तान, मरुस्थल, बंजर

Deteriorate

To go from bad to worse

बिगड़ना, क्षय होना

Dictatorship

Government carried on by an absolute ruler.

निरंकुशता, तानाशाही, दबंग

Dictionary

A book dealing with words in alphabetical order

शब्दकोश, शब्द सागर

Dieting

A small allowance of food to become slim.

कम भोजन करना

Digestible

That which can be digested

पाचन योग्य, सुपाच्य

Dipsomania

A strong desire to take liquor.

मदिरा की लत्त, शराब की तीव्र इच्छा

Disenfranchisement

To take away some one

विशेष विक्रय अधिकार को वापस लेना

Divisible

That Which can be divided.

विभाज्य

Dotage

Extreme old age when one behaves like a child

सठियापा, वृद्धावस्था की मतिक्षीणता

Draw

A game in which neither party wins

लॉटरी नंबर निकालना, खींचना, खेल में ना जीत ना हार, बराबरी

Drawn/ Tie

A game or batter in which neither party wins

खेल मैं बराबरी - ना जीत ना हार

Drought

Continuous dry weather and lack of rain and water.

सूखा, अनावृष्टि

Dumb

One who cannot speak

गूंगा

 

Word

Meaning

अर्थ

Eccentric

One who has strange habits

सनकी, विचित्र

Ecology

Study of environment

पर्यावरण, परिस्थिति विज्ञान

Edible

A thing that is fit to be eaten

खाने योग्य, आहार

Effeminate

Of a man showing feminine attributes

नारी जैसा पुरुष, स्त्रैण

Efficacious

Sure to produce desired results

अचूक, प्रभावी

Egotist

A person who always thinks of himself ; somebody who is selfish or self-centered

अहंकारी, अहंवादी

Eligible

One who is qualifies for election

योग्य

Elucidate

To explain something mysterious or difficult

समझना, स्पष्ट करना

Embezzlement

Misappropriation of money

गबन

Emigrant

One who goes to live in a foreign country

उप्रवासी, परदेश में रहने वाला व्यक्ति

Emissary

Q person sent on a mission.[usually official]

दूत, गुप्तचर, जासूस

Emphasize

To lay special stress on

महत्व देना

Employer

One who employs.

नियोजक, मालिक

Endemic

A disease prevailing in a locality

स्थानिक बीमारी

Entomology

Study of insects

कीट विद्या

Epic

A long narrative poem

महाकाव्य

Epicure

Somebody who has refined taste for food; somebody who loves sensual pleasure and luxury

स्वादलोलुप व्यक्ति

Epidemic

A contagious disease which spreads over a huge area

महामारी

Epilogue

A speech given after conclusion of drama.

उपसंहार

Epistle

Verse in form of a letter.

काव्य पत्र, धर्म पत्र

Epitaph

Inscription on a tombstone

स्मारक, समाधी-लेख

Equestrian

A person who rides on horse-back

अश्वारोही, घुड़सवार

Equilibrium

A state of perfect balance

संतुलन

Eradicate

Destroy or get rid of something completely; root out an evil or bad practice

मिटा देना, उन्मूलन करना

 

 

Word

Meaning

अर्थ

Essential

Thing without which we cannot do

अनिवार्य, प्रधान, आवश्यक

Ethnology

A study of races

मानव जाति अध्ययन

Etiquette

Established rules of conduct; rules of acceptable behavior

शिष्टाचार

Etymology

A study of word, science deals which formation of words

शब्दों का इतिहास/मतलबशब्दों के उद्गम का शास्त्र

Examinee

One who is taking examination.

परीक्षार्थी

Examiner

One who examine the copies of examinees.

परीक्षक, प्रश्नकर्ता

Exile

Made to be absent for a long time from one's own country.

देश निकाला, निर्वासन, वनवास

Exonerate

Free somebody from blame or guilt

दोष मुक्त करना

Expatriate

To send out of native country.

प्रवासी

Expurgate

To remove all objectionable matter.

आपत्तिजनक विषय की कांट-छांट करना

Extempore

A speech delivered without any previous preparation

बिना तैयारी के

Extradite

To send back the criminal to the country.

भागे हुए विदेशी अपराधी को सौंपना, प्रत्यार्पण करना

Facsimile

An exact copy

प्रतिकृति

Fanatic

A man who has too much enthusiasm for his own religion

कट्टरपंथी, उन्मादी

Fastidious

A person difficult to please

अकडू, नकचड़ा

Fatal

Anything that leads to death

प्राण-घातक, जानलेवा

Fatalist

A person who believes in fate

भाग्यवादी

Feminist

One who thinks only of welfare of women

नारी अधिकारवादी

Foregone

Something that has been determined beforehand

पूर्व निश्चित

Forgery

Falsification of documents etc.

जालसाजी, नकली

Foster child

Child brought by persons, Who are not his parents.

किसी और के द्वारा पोषित बच्चा

Franchise

Constitutional right to cast vote.

मतदान का अधिकार, विशेष विक्रय अधिकार

Fratricide

The murder or murderer of brother or sister

भ्रात्र-हत्या, स्वजनो की हत्या/हत्यारा

 

 

 

 

 

Word

Meaning

अर्थ

Galaxy

Irregular luminous band of stars.

आकाश-गंगा, तारा समूह, विशिष्ट मंडली

Garage

A shed for motor car.

मोटर घर, गैराज

Gazette

A government publication relating to order, notification etc.

राज पत्र, सरकारी गज़ेट

Geology

Study of Earth

भूविज्ञान

Germicide

A medicine that kills germs

रोगाणु नाशी, जीवाणु नाशी

Glossary

A long list of words with their meaning.

शब्दावली, शब्द संग्रह

Glutton

One who eats too much

पेटू, खाऊ

Grammar

Art and science dealing with a language.

व्याकरण

Granary

A store house for a threshed grain.

अन्न-भंड़ार, अन्नागार

Gratis

Without payment

निशुल्क

Gregarious

Of animals living in flocks

झुण्ड़ में रहनेवाला, मिलनसार

Gullible

One who is easily deceived

भोला भाला

Harangue

A noisy and loud speech before a long gathering.

उग्र, प्रभावशाली भाषण

Hearse

Vehicle to carry dead bodies.

शव वाहन

Herbivorous

A grass eating animal

शाक-भक्षी जानवर

Heritage

what is got from ancestors

परंपरा, धरोहर, विरासत, उत्तराधिकार

Heterogeneous

Things of different nature

विजातिय, विविध प्रकार

Histology

Study of Tissue

तंतु विज्ञान

Homicide

Murder of a human being

मानव वध, नर हत्या

Homogeneous

Thing of same nature.

सजातिय, समरूप

Honey moon

The first night of newly married couple.

विवाह के बाद दाम्पत्य जीवन की प्रथम रात्रि

Honorary

A position for which no salary is paid

सम्माननीय, अवैतनिक, बिना वेतन का पद

Horizon

The point where the earth and sky seem to meet.

क्षितिज, सीमा

Hospitable

Fond of entertaining guests.

मेहमान नवाज, महजबान

 

 

Word

Meaning

अर्थ

Hostility

Intense aggression or anger state of antagonism

दुश्मनी, दुर्भावना

Humanitarian

One who feels sympathetic towards human beings

मानवतावादी, परोपकारी

Hung

Assembly or parliament in which no party has got clear majority

त्रिशंकु

Hydra

A serpent with many heads

बहुत सिरों वाला साँप

Hydrophobia

A fear from water

जलांतक, जल से भय

Hygienist

a specialist in the promotion of clean conditions for the preservation of health

स्वास्थ्य विज्ञान विशेषज्ञ

Hypocrite

One who pretends to be what he is not

पाखंडी, कपटी

Hypothesis

A tentative assumption, Made to drive a logical conclusion.

अनुमान लगाना, कल्पना

Iconoclast

Breaker of art and literature.

मूर्ति पूजा विरोधी, रूढ़िगत विचारो का विरोधी

Idiosyncrasy

A person's peculiar habit

सनक, अवांछनीय आदत

Idolatry

Worship of idols

मूर्ति पूजा

Ignorant

Person having no knowledge of any happening.

अनजान, अज्ञानी, अपरिचित

Illegal

That which is against law

अवैध, गैर कानूनी

Illegible

A handwriting that cannot be read

पठनीय, अस्पष्ट

Illicit

That is prohibited by law

नियम या व्यवहार विरुध, गैर कानूनी, अवैध

Illiterate

A person who cannot read or write

अशिक्षित, अनभिज्ञ

Illusion

False sensual proposition.

मतिभ्रम, मरीचिका, गलत फहमी

Imitable

Which can be imitated.

नकल होने योग्य

Immigrant

One who lives in a foreign country

अप्रवासी, विदेश में बसनेवाला

Immovable

Which cannot be moved, fixed.

अचल, अटल

Impenetrable

Incapable of being penetrated.

अभेद्य, जिसको भेदा ना जा सके, अगम्य

Imperceptible

That which cannot be noticed

अतिसूक्ष्म, अलक्ष्य

Impervious

A person who remains unmoved and unaffected by other people's opinions, suggestions

अप्रभावित, अभेद्य

 

Word

Meaning

अर्थ

Imposter

One who assumes name or title or someone else for deceiving others.

बहरूपिया, ढोंगी

Impracticable

That which cannot be practiced

अव्यवहारिक

Impregnable

Incapable of being seized by attack

अजय, अभेद्य

Improbable

That which is not likely to happen

असंभाव्य

Inaccessible

Incapable of being reached.

अगम्य, पहुंच से बाहर

Inadmissible

Incapable of being admitted or allowed.

अस्वीकार्य, अमान्य

Inanimate

Without life

निर्जीव, अचेतन

Inaudible

A sound that cannot be heard

ना सुनाई देने वाला, अश्रव्य

Incombustible

Incapable of being burnt.

जिसे आग ना लग सके

Incomprehensible

A statement which cannot be understood

दुरूह, अबोध्य

Incorrigible

One who cannot be corrected

असुधार्य, जिसे ठीक ना किया जा सके.

Incredible

That which cannot be believed

अविश्वसनीय

Incurable

That which cannot be cured

असाध्य, अचिकित्स्य

Indefatigable

One incapable of being tired

अथक, अश्रांत, ना थकने वाला

Indefensible

That which cannot be defended

असमर्थनीय, अरक्षणीय

Indescribable

That which cannot be described

अवर्णनीय

Indestructible

Incapable of being destroyed.

अविनाशी, अटूट

Indispensable

Something that is essential and cannot be dispensed with

अनिवार्य, जरूरी

Indivisible

Incapable of being divided.

अविभाज्य, जिसका भाग ना हो सके

Indoor

Something carried on within door or under cover.

भीतरी, आंतरिक, घर के अंदर

Ineligible

Not being able to be elected or selected under the rules.

अपात्र, अयोग्य, अनुचित

Inevitable

That which cannot be avoided

निश्चित, अनिवार्य, अपरिहार्य

Inexcusable

Incapable of being justified.

अक्षम्य

Inexhaustible

Incapable of being tired out.

अनन्त

Inexplicable

That which cannot be explained

दुरूह, जिसकी व्याख्या ना की जा सके

Inexplicit

Not definitely or clearly expressed.

अस्पष्ट

 

 

Word

Meaning

अर्थ

Inexpressible

Incapable of being expressed in words.

अवर्णनीय, अकथनीय

Infallible

A remedy which never fails

अचूक, रामबाण

Infanticide

The act of killing an infant

शिशुहत्या

Infection

A disease spread by contact

संक्रमण, बुरा असर, संक्रामक रोग, छूत की बीमारी

Infinite

Not limited by person or number.

अनन्त, असीम, विशाल, ईश्वर

Inflammable

Something that is quickly and easily set on fire and burned

ज्वलनशील, ज्वलंतशील

Inimitable

A method that cannot be imitated

अनोखा, जिसकी नकल ना की जा सके, अननुकरणीय

Insatiable

That which cannot be satisfied

अतृप्त, जो तृप्त ना हो सके

Insecticide

That which kill insects.

कीट नाशक प्रदार्थ

Insoluble

Incapable of being dissolved in a liquid

ना घुलनेवाला, अघुलनशील

Insolvent

One who is unable to pay his debts

दिवालिया

Insomnia

Loss of sleep

अनिद्रा रोग, अल्पनिंद्रा

Insurmountable

Incapable of being overcome.

अजय, जो प्राप्त ना किया जा सके

Interpolate

Inserting new matter in a book

बीच में डालना

Intervene

Anything pushed inside veins

बीच में आना, हस्तक्षेप करना

Intestate

One who dies without a Will

बिना वसीयत, इच्छा पत्रहीन

Introspection

The action of looking back on past time

आत्मविश्लेषण

Invincible

That which cannot be conquered

अजय, जिसे जीता ना जा सके

Invisible

A thing that cannot be seen with human eyes

अदृश्य, ओझल

Invulnerable

That which cannot be hurt

सुरक्षित, अभेद्य

Irreconcilable

Incapable of being reconciled.

कट्टर, मेल ना करने वाला

Irrecoverable

Incapable of recovered, regained.

वापस ना मिल सकने योग्य, सदा के लिये होने वाला

Irrelevant

Not applicable

अप्रासंगिक, बेमतलब

Irreparable

A loss of damage that cannot be compensated

अपूर्ण, जिसे सुधारा ना जा सके

Irrevocable

That cannot be altered or withdrawn

अटल, अपरिवर्तनीय

Irritable

A man who is easily irritated

चिड़चिड़ा, क्रोधी

Itinerant

One who travels from place to place

भ्रमणशील

Itinerary

A planned route or journey, details of travel

यात्रा विवरण

 

Word

Meaning

अर्थ

Jail

A place where prisoners are kept.

बंदीगृह, कारागार

Jurisdiction

The area over which an official has control

अधिकारक्षेत्र

Juvenile

Anything which relates to young and youth.

किशोर, जवान

Kangaroo

An animal of Australia with great leaping power.

कंगारू

Kidnap

To carry away a person forcibly.

अपहरण

Kindergarten

A school for small children

बालवाड़ी, छोटे बच्चों का स्कूल

Kleptomania

An abnormal desire to steal

चोरी करने की बीमारी

Legal

That which is lawful

कानूनी, विधिक

Linguist

One who knows many languages.

बहुभाषी, भाषा प्रवीण

Locust

A kind of winged insect migrating in swarms and consuming vegetation.

टिड्ड़ी

Logic

The science of reasoning.

तर्क, तर्क शास्त्र, गणितीय तर्क

Loquacious

A continuous talker.

बातूनी, वाचाल

Lunar

Eclipse of Moon

चन्द्र ग्रहण

Maiden

The first speech made by a person

प्रथम, कुंवारी

Mammals

Animals which give milk

स्तनपायी, जानवर जो दूध देते हैं

Manuscript

Handwritten book

हस्तलिखित, पाण्डुलिपि

Martyr

A person who died for the sake of his country.

शहीद, हुतात्मा

Masochism

the tendency to derive sexual gratification from one’s own pain or humiliation

स्वपीड़न कामुकता, पीड़ा सुख

Materialistic

One for whom money is the most important thing

भौतिकतावादी, विषयी, सांसारिक

Matinee

A cinema show which is held in the afternoon

दोपहर का खेल

Matins

Morning prayer in Church

प्रातः कालीन प्रार्थना (चर्च में)

Matricide

Killing of one’s own mother; killer of one’s own mother

मातृहत्या, मातृहत्यारा

 

 

Word

Meaning

अर्थ

Matrimony

State of being married.

विवाह, शादी

Maxim

An establish principle

नीति वचन, वचन, सूक्ति

Meadow

A low level tract of uncultivated grassland

घास का मैदान

Medieval

Belonging to the Middle Ages

मध्यकालीन

Meditation

Continuous and profound contemplation on spiritual matters

ध्यान, ईश्वर का स्मरण

Melodrama

An extravagant comedy in which action is more salient than characterization

सनसनीखेज नाटक, उत्तेजनायुक्त नाटक

Mercenary

One who can do anything for money

लोभी, किराये का सैनिक

Mesomorph

A person whose build is powerful, Compact and muscular.

गठीला, हट्टा कट्टा इंसान

Meticulous

Very particular even about small details

अतिसावधान, छोटी-छोटी चीजो का भी ध्यान रखने वाला

Migratory

That move from one place to another.

प्रवासी, देशांतर जाने वाला

Misanthrope

One who hates mankind

मानव-द्वेषी, मनुष्य से नफरत करने वाला

Misanthropist

Hater of mankind

मानव को पसंद ना करने वाला

Misogamist

A person who does not believe in the institution of marriage

शादी व्यवस्था में ना विश्वास करने वाला

Misogynist

A person who hates women

औरत जाति से नफरत करनेवाला, स्त्री-द्वेषी

Mobocracy

Rule by the mob

भीड़-तंत्र, भीड़ का राज

Monarchy

A Government by a king or queen

राज तंत्र

Monogamy

Practice of having one wife or husband

एक विवाह प्रथा

Mortal

Subject to death.

नश्वर, प्राणघातक

Muse

Goddess of learning and arts.

प्रेरक शक्ति, ध्यान, सरस्वती देवी

Myth

Purely fictitious narrative usually involving supernatural being etc.

पौराणिक कथा, झूठी बात

 

Word

Meaning

अर्थ

Namesake

Somebody or something with the same name as somebody or something else

हमनाम, नाम राशि

Narcotic

Medicine which induces sleep.

नशीली दवा, नींद लाने वाली दवा

Native

One whose parents are domiciled.

मूलवासी, पैदाइशी

Naughty

A badly behaved child.

शरारती, खुराफाती

Neologism

New word coined by an author.

नवशब्द, नवनिर्मित शब्द

Neophyte

One who is a newcomer

नौसिखिया, नया चेला

Notary

Person publically authorized to draw up or attest contracts etc

लेख्य प्रमाणक, लेख-पटरा प्रमाणकारी

Notorious

A person with an evil reputation

बदनाम, कुख्यात

Novice

One who is new to a trade or profession

नौसिखिया, पेशे धंधे में नया

Numismatics

Science of coins or medals

मुद्रा शास्त्र

Nutritive

Article of food rich in nutrition.

पोषण संबंधी

Oasis

Fertile spot in desert.

मरुस्थल के बीच हरित भूमि, सुख-दायक जगह

Obesity

Having lot of fat in one's body.

मोटापा

Obituary

A notice of death in a newspaper.

निधन सूचना, मृतविवरण

Obsolete

A thing no longer in use

अप्रचलित

Oceanography

Study of ocean

समुंद्र विज्ञान

Odontology

Study of Teeth

दांत विज्ञान

Oligarchy

A Government by the few

अल्पतंत्र, कुल-तंत्र

Omnipotent

All-powerful; possessing complete power and authority

सर्व शक्तिमान

Omnipresent

One who is present everywhere

सर्वव्यापी, सर्वव्यापक

 

 

Word

Meaning

अर्थ

Omniscient

A person who knows everything

अंतरयामी, सर्वज्ञ

Omnivorous

An animal or a human being that eats any kind of food

सर्वभक्षी, सर्वग्राही

Opaque

That through which light cannot pass

अपारदर्शी

Ophthalmology

Study of Eye

नेत्र विज्ञान

Optic

Science of sight and light.

प्रकाश सम्बंधी विज्ञान

Optics

Study of light

प्रकाश विज्ञान

Optimist

One who looks at the bright side of things; somebody positive

आशावादी

Orator

One who makes an eloquent public speech.

सुवक्ता

Ordnance

A factory where military materials are produced.

गोलाबारूद , युद्ध सामग्री

Oriental

A person of Asian, especially East Asian, descent.

पूर्वी , पूर्व-वासी

Ornithology

A study of birds

पक्षी विज्ञान

Orography

Study of mountain

पर्वत विज्ञान, पार्वतिकी

Orphan

A person without father and mother.

अनाथ, यतीम

Orphanage

A place where orphans live

अनाथालय, अनाथाश्रम

Orthodox

One who believes in traditional values

परंपरागत, कट्टरपंथी

Orthography

Study of correct spelling of words

वर्तनी

Ostracize

To expel from society

निष्कासित करना, बहिष्कृत करना

Ostrich

A large bird reputed to bury its head in sand when pursued.

शतुरमुर्ग

Outcast

Cast out as useless.

निर्वासित, परित्यक्त, बहिष्कृत

Word

Meaning

अर्थ

Pacifist

One who believes in total abolition of war

शांतिवादी

Paleontology

Study of fossils

जीवाश्मिकी

Panacea

A supposed cure for all diseases or problems

रामबाण, संजीवनी

Pantisocracy

Government by all

सरकार जहाँ सबको समान अधिकार और सबकी समान जिम्मेदारी हो

Pantomime

A dumb show.

मूक-अभिनय, बिना बोलें केवल संकेतो द्वारा अभिनय

Parasite

A person supported by another and giving him/her nothing in return

परजीवी, मुफ्तखोर, जुगाड़ों पर पलने वाला

Parasol

A lady' s umbrella

लेडी छतरी

Pathology

Study of disease

रोग विज्ञान

Patricide

Killing of one’s own father; killer of one’s own father

पितृहत्या, पितृहत्यारा

Patrimony

Properties inherited from one's father

पैतृक संपत्ति, विरासत

Patriot

One who loves own country.

देशभक्त

Pauper

One who has no money

कंगाल, दरिद्र

Pedagogy

Study of Art of teaching

शिक्षा शास्त्र

Pedantic

A style in which author displays his knowledge

पाण्डित्य प्रदर्शक, पंडिताउ

Pedestrian

One who goes on foot

पैदल चलने वाला, पदयात्री

Pension

Payment made in consideration of past service.

निवृति वेतन

Pessimist

One who looks on the dark side of things

निराशावादी

Philanderer

One who enjoys by love making

व्याभिचारी

Philanthropist

Lover of mankind

मानव प्रेमी

Philately

Study of stamp collection

टिकट संग्रहण

Philistine

One who does not care for art, literature etc

संस्कृति विमुख, अबौद्धिक व्यक्ति

Philology

Study of words and their roots.

भाषा शास्त्र

Phobia

An extreme or irrational fear of something

भय, दर

Phonetics, Acoustics

Study of sound.

ध्वनि का अध्ययन

Phrenology

Study of skull with regard to human character.

कपालविध्या

Physiology

A study of the body

शरीर क्रिया विज्ञान

Pioneer

One who leads others

अग्रगामी, पथप्रदर्शक

Plagiarist

One who copies from other writers

चोर लेखक

Platitudes

Common place remarks

तुच्छ बात, सामान्य युक्ति

Plutocracy

A Government by the rich

धनिक तंत्र

Polyandry

Practice of having several husbands

बहुपतित्व, एक समय में एक से ज्यादा पति

Polygamy

Practice of having several wives

बहुपत्नीत्व, एक समय में एक से ज्यादा पत्निया.

Polyglot

One who knows many languages

बहुभाषी

Polygon

A figure with many angles or sides.

बहुभुज

Port

A place where ships seek shelter.

बंदरगाह, रंग ढंग

Posthumous

A book published after the death of its author

मरणोपरांत, मरणोपरांत प्रकाशित पुस्तक

 

 

 

 

 

Word

Meaning

अर्थ

Postmortem

Medical examination of a dead body

शव परीक्षा

Postscript

A short message added on to the end of a letter after the signature

अनुलेख, संयोजित अंश

Potable

Water fit for drinking

पीने योग्य, पेय

Predator

An animal who preys on other animals

शिकारी पशु, लूट मार करने वाला

Prejudice

To form an opinion against anybody baselessly.

पूर्वाग्रह, पक्षपातपूर्ण

Prostitute

Woman who offers her body on hire.

वैश्य, नीच काम में लगना

Psephology

Systematic study of election trends

चुनाव विश्लेषण

Pseudonym

To write under a different name

छद्मनाम, दूसरे नाम से लिखना

Pugnacity

Tendency to quarrel

झगडालुपन, कलह की इच्छा

Purist

One who is particular about the purity of one's language.

शुद्धिवादी, शुद्दता का ज्ञान रखने वाला

Quack

One who pretends skill in medicine and surgery.

नीम हकीम, बत्तख की बोली

Quadruped

Animal having four foot.

चौपाया, चार पैर का जानवर

Quarantine

Isolation imposed on infected people.

किनारे तक आने जाने की रोक, 40 दिन का समय

Quatrain

Stanza of four lines.

चौपाई,

Questionnaire

Formulated series of Questions.

प्रश्नावली

Quill

A feather used as a pen.

पंख की कलम, पक्षी का पंख

Quorum

Fixed number of person that must be present to make proceedings valid.

निर्दिष्ट संख्या, कार्यवाह संख्या

Radiation

Emission of light or heat from central point.

विकिरण चिकित्सा, रेडियो धर्मी पदार्थ की सहायता से इलाज करना

Rape

To use a woman by force.

बलात्कार

Rebel

One who takes up arms against government

बगावत करना, राज विरोधी, बागी

Redtapism

Too much official formalities

लालफ़ीताशाही

Referendum

Direct decision by a general vote on the single question.

जनमत संग्रह

Regicide

Murder of the king

राज हत्या, राज हत्यारा

Republic

A state in which supreme power is held by the people and their elected representatives, and which has an elected or nominated president rather than a monarch.

गणराज्य

Retaliate

Give tit for tat

बदला लेना, पलट कर हमला करना

Reticent

One who speaks less

कम बोलने वाला, मित-भाषी

Reticule

A lady's purse.

बटुवा

Retrospective

Which takes effect from some earlier date

भूतलक्षी, पूर्वाव्यापी, बीते हुए समय से लागू

Robot

An intelligent and obedient machine like a man.

यंत्र मानव, यंत्रवत काम करने वाला

Sacrilege

Violating the sanctity of a church

अपवित्रीकरण

Samaritan

One who helps others

नेक आदमी, मुसीबत में मदद करने वाला

Sanatorium

Place of good climate where invalids are kept.

आरोग्य निवास, स्वास्थ्यालय

Sanctuary

A place of refuge recognized as secure.

शरण स्थल, गर्भ ग्रह

Sceptic

One who is given to questioning the truth of facts and the soundness of inferences.

अविश्वासी, शक्की

Scribble

Write hurriedly or carelessly in regard to hand writing.

घसीटना, घसीट कर लिखने वाला, अस्पष्ट लेख

 

 

 

Word

Meaning

अर्थ

Sculpture

The art of making dolls.

मूर्तिकला, प्रतिमा

Secular

Which does not favour anyone religion.

धर्मनिरपेक्ष, सांसारिक

Sericulture

Breeding of silkworm for silk production.

रेशम के कीड़ो का पालन, रेशम उत्पादन

Sestet

A stanza of six lines.

6 पंक्तियों की कविता, छन्द

Shrew

A woman with peevish nature

झगडालू नारी, कलहकारिणी

Simultaneous

Happening at the same time

एक साथ हुआ

Sinecure

An office with high salary but no work

आराम की नौकरी, दायित्वहीन पद

Smuggler

A person who imports or exports goods into or from a country secretly because they are illegal or in order to avoid paying duty on them

तस्कर

Solar

Eclipse of Sun

सूर्य ग्रहण

Soliloquy

Speaking himself when alone

बातचीत जो अपने आप से कि जाये

Solo

A piece of music by one person.

एकल प्रदर्शन, एकल गायन या वादन

Somnambulism

Walking in sleep

नींद में चलना

Somniloquism

Talking in sleep

नींद में बातें करना/बोलना

Soporific

A drug or other substance that induces sleep

निंद्राजनक, आलस्यजनक

Sororicide

Killing of one's own sister.

बहन की हत्या

Spectrum

Image formed by rays of light

वर्णक्रम, तरंग, विस्तृत श्रेणी

Spendthrift, Prodigal

A person who spends his money recklessly.

फिजूल खर्ची, खर्चीला

Spokesman

One who speaks on behalf of others

प्रवक्ता

Stable

A place where horses are kept.

अस्तबल, घुड़साल

Sterilize

To make free from living germs or bacteria.

वन्ध्यीकरण करना, रोगाणुरहित करना, जीवाणु रहित बनाना

Stoic

One who is indifferent to pleasure or pain

निर्लिप्त, भावहीन, बैरागी

Suicide

Murder of self

खुदकुशी

Synonyms

Words which have the same meaning

पर्यायवाची

Teetotaler

One who does not take alcoholic drinks

पूर्णतया मद्यत्यागी, शराब ना पीने वाला

Teetotalers

One who totally abstains from alcoholic drinks.

पूर्णतया मध्यात्यागी, जो कोई नशा ना करे

Telltale

One who enjoy talking about others private affairs

चुगलखोर, भेद खोलने वाला

Terminus

Station at the of a route.

आखिरी स्थान, अंतिम स्टेशन

Theist

One who believes in God

आस्तिक, ईश्वरवादी

Thermometer

An instrument for measuring temperature.

गर्मी-सर्दी नापने का यंत्र

Tragedy

A writing which end in death or sorrow.

त्रासदी, दुर्भाग्यपूर्ण घटना

Translucent

That through which light can partly pass

परभासी, जिसके बीच से लाइट पार ना जा सके

Transmigration

Passing of soul from one body to another after death

देहांतरण, जन्मान्तर

Transparent

That through which light can pass

पारदर्शी, स्पष्ट

Tripod

Having three legs.

तिपाई, तीन पैर वाला

Truant

A student left school or class without permission

बिना अनुमति लिये अनुपस्थित

Truism

An often repeated truth

स्वयं सिद्ध

 

 

Word

Meaning

अर्थ

Trust

Confidence reposed in person by making them nominal owner.

भरोसा करना, आशा करना

Turncoat

One who changes sides

गिरगिट, विश्वासघाती

Twins

Two children born together.

जुड़वाँ

Ubiquitous

Found or present everywhere.

सर्वव्यापी, देशव्यापी

Unanimous

All of one mind.

एकमत, सर्वसम्मत, एकचित

Unavoidable

Incapable of being avoided.

जिसे टाला ना जा सके, अपरिहार्य, अनिवार्य

Unilateral

Decision taken by one's side only.

एकतरफा, एकपक्षिक

Universal

Belonging to all parts of the world.

असीम, सम्पूर्ण, व्यापक

Up-to-date

Having information till today.

आधुनिकतम, नवीनतम

Usurer

One who lends money at higher rate of interest

सूदखोर

Utopia

A state of highest perfection

आदर्श लोक, राम राज्य

Uxoricide

Murder of wife

पत्नी की हत्या, पत्नी का हत्यारा

Valetudinarian

One who always thinks himself to be ill

बीमार, जो अपने आपको हमेशा बीमार समझता हो.

Vandal

One who damages public property

तोड़ फोड़ करने वाला, सत्यानाशी, बर्बर

Vegetarian

Somebody who doesn’t eat meat or fish

शाकाहारी

Venial

A pardonable offense

क्षम्य, क्षमा योग्य अपराध

Ventriloquist

One who can throw his voice

तरह तरह की आवाज निकाल सकने वाला, पेट बोला

Verbatim

Repetition of word by word

लफज--लफज, शब्दशः

verbose

Style full of words

शब्द-आडंबरपूर्ण,

Vertebrate

Animals having spinal column.

रीढ़धारी

Vesper

Evening prayer in a church

गिरजाघर में सांयकाल की प्रार्थना

Veteran

Somebody who is considerably experienced in something

अनुभवी

Volunteer

One who works for free

स्वयं सेवक

Wardrobe

An almirah where clothes are kept

अलमारी, वस्त्रागार

Weather-cock

A cock-shaped indicator on the building top to show the direction of air.

मौसम बताने वाला यंत्र

Widow

A woman whose husband is dead.

विधवा, बेवा

Widower

A man whose wife has died

विधुर

Wireless or Radio

Method of sending messages without the help of wires.

बिना तार का संदेश संप्रेषण

Zodiac

A belt of the heavenly bodies divided into equal signs.

राशि चक्र, ज्योतिष चक्र

Zoo

A place where birds and animals are kept.

चिड़ियाघर, जन्तुशाला

Zoology

A study of animals

जन्तु विज्ञान, प्राणी विज्ञान, जीव विज्ञान