Daily Dawn Vocabulary

Daily DAWN News Vocabulary with Urdu Meaning (09 August 2021)

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Daily Dawn Newspaper English Vocabulary with Urdu Meaning
August 09, 2021


Disdain (noun) تحقیر، توہین، حقارت

the feeling that someone or something is unworthy of one’s consideration or respect.
Example: “her upper lip curled in disdain”
Synonyms: contempt, scorn, scornfulness, contemptuousness, derision, disrespect, disparagement
Antonyms: admiration, respect


Momentous (adjective) اہم، یادگاری لمحے

of great importance or significance, especially in having a bearing on future events.
Example: “a period of momentous changes in East–West relations”
Synonyms: important, significant, epoch-making, historic, apocalyptic, headline, fateful, portentous
Antonyms: unimportant, trivial, insignificant


Repercussion (noun) واپس پلٹاﺅ، پیچھے ہٹنا

an unintended consequence of an event or action, especially an unwelcome one.
Example: “the move would have grave repercussions for the entire region”
Synonyms: consequence, result, effect, outcome, by-product, reverberation, backlash, ripple
Antonyms: impact, stroke, shock, collision


Detrimental (adjective) نقصان دہ، مضر، ضرر رساں

tending to cause harm.
Example: “recent policies have been detrimental to the interests of many old people”
Synonyms: harmful, damaging, injurious, hurtful, inimical, deleterious, dangerous, destructive
Antonyms: benign, beneficial


Subliminal (adjective) عروج پر، تخت الشوریٰ

(of a stimulus or mental process) below the threshold of sensation or consciousness;
Example: perceived by or affecting someone’s mind without their being aware of it.
Synonyms: subconscious, unconscious, hidden, concealed
Antonyms: explicit


Endanger (verb) خطرے سے دوچار کرنا

put (someone or something) at risk or in danger.
Example: “he was driving in a manner likely to endanger life”
Synonyms: imperil, jeopardize, risk, put at risk, put in danger, expose to danger, put in jeopardy
Antonyms: resume, protect, assist, help


Skirmish (noun) لڑائی، جھڑپ، نوک جھونک

an episode of irregular or unpremeditated fighting, especially between small or outlying parts of armies or fleets.
Example: “the unit was caught in several skirmishes and the commanding officer was killed”
Synonyms: fight, battle, clash, conflict, encounter, confrontation, engagement, fray
Antonyms: accord, agreement, calm, concord


Merciless (adjective) ظالم، بے درد، سخت، بے رحم

showing no mercy.
Example: “a merciless attack with a blunt instrument”
Synonyms: ruthless, remorseless, pitiless, unmerciful, unforgiving, uncharitable, unsparing, unpitying
Antonyms: merciful, compassionate


Conflagration (noun) بے قابو آگ، آتشزدگی

an extensive fire which destroys a great deal of land or property.
Example: “tinder-dry conditions sparked fears of a conflagration in many drought-devastated communities”
Synonyms: fire, blaze, flames, inferno, firestorm, holocaust
Antonyms: peace, tranquillity


Imperative (adjective) ناگزیر، آمرانہ

of vital importance; crucial.
Example: “immediate action was imperative”
Synonyms: vitally important, of vital importance, all-important, vital, crucial, critical, essential
Antonyms: unimportant, optional


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