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HinKhoj Dictionary

English Hindi Dictionary | अंग्रेज़ी हिन्दी शब्दकोश

Different types of phobias


Ornithophobia - fear of birds
Paedophobia - fear of children; fear of dolls
Ombrophobia - fear of rain
Onomatophobia - fear of hearing a certain word
Satanophobia - fear of the devil
Sciaphobia - fear of shadows
Scotophobia - fear of the dark
Sitiophobia - fear of food

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Antonyms for competitive exams


Falter (लड़खड़ाना) - Persist, Endure
Ferocious (निर्दयी) - Gentle, Sympathetic
Frivolous (तुच्छ) - Solemn, significant
Frugality (अल्पव्यय) - Lavishness, extravagance
Glut (ज़्यादा खाना) - Starve, abstain
Grisly (भयानक) - Pleasing, attractive

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Redundancy in English


cousin brother
He is my cousin brother.
Saying cousin brother is a redundancy.

blunder mistake
He has made a blunder mistake.
The phrase blunder mistake is a redundancy. Blunder has already the word mistake in its meaning, a stupid mistake, so we don't need to add extra word--mistake--with it.

new innovation
We need new innovation in technology.
new innovation is redundancy. Innovation itself means a new idea, device, or method.

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Post- prefix के बारे में जानें


English prefix Post- का मतलब होता है after (बाद में). इससे बनने वाले कुछ words है -
Posthumous - after someone's death
Postpone - to delay something
Postscript - an addition to an already completed document.
Postgraduate : Relating to studies after graduation
Postmarital : Relating to after the marriage
Postmortem : After death; as, a postmortem examination

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Synonyms for competitive exams


Calumny (बदनामी) - defamation, aspersion
Cease (बंद करना) - terminate, desist
Concur (सहमत होना) - approve, agree
Carnal (सांसारिक) - Earthly, fleshly
Decipher (समझाना) - interpret, reveal
Decay (ख़राब होना) - Collapse, decompose
Defray (चुकाना) - spend, pay

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