Daily Hindu Editorial Vocabulary Wordlist: 10th January, 2023

By Shruti Kapoor|Updated : January 10th, 2023

Daily updated The Hindu Editorial vocabulary words with their meanings dated 10th January, 2023 are important for Bank, SSC, Railway & IAS exams. At BYJU’S Exam Prep, our Series is named "Daily Hindu Editorial Vocabulary Words List: 10th January, 2023" to shape up your vocabulary from the newspaper wordlist.

With the help of a daily wordlist from the Hindu newspaper of 10th January, 2023 our aim is to help you completely understand the commonly used words with their meanings, pronunciations, synonyms, antonyms, and proper use in sentences, etc. Today's Hindu newspaper contains important vocabulary words like  etc. which can be downloaded from the monthly PDF of The Hindu Editorial Vocabulary to strengthen your preparation.

Important Vocabulary from The Hindu Editorial: 10th January, 2023

1. WordApathy (निठुराई)

  • Pronunciation: ap-uh-thee/ऐपथी
  • Part of Speech: Noun
  • Meaning:
    a. behaviour that shows no interest or energy and shows that someone is unwilling to take action, especially over something important
  • Synonyms: indifference, unconcern
  • Antonyms: interest, passion, sympathy
  • Usage in a sentence: There is a growing sense of apathy among teens and a feeling that there are no opportunities, he said.

2. Word: Misogyny (स्त्री - द्वेष)

  • Pronunciation: mi-soj-uh-nee/मिज़जिनी 
  • Part of Speech: Noun
  • Meaning
    a. hatred, dislike, or mistrust of women, or prejudice against women
  • Synonyms: discrimination, chauvinism, sexism
  • Antonyms: gender equality, girl power
  • Usage in a sentence: In my opinion, our professor allows his misogyny to give women lower grades than

3. Word: Baffle (चक्कर में डाल देना)

  • Pronunciation: baf-uhl/बैफल
  • Part of Speech: Verb
  • Meaning:
    a. to confuse, bewilder, or perplex
    b. to frustrate or confound; thwart by creating confusion or bewilderment.
    c. to check or deflect the movement of (sound, light, fluids, etc.)
  • Synonyms: perplex, bewilder, mystify
  • Antonyms: explain, enlighten, support
  • Usage in a sentence: He was baffled by the technical language of the instructions.

4. WordAlacrity (उत्साह)

  • Pronunciationuh-lak-ri-tee/ अलैक्रटी
  • Part of Speech: Noun
  • Meaning: brisk and cheerful readiness.
  • Synonyms: willingness, eagerness, readiness, preparedness
  • Antonyms: laziness, reluctance, indifference, disinclination, aversion
  • Usage in a sentence: It was an interesting challenge and I responded with alacrity.

5. Word: Ominous (अपशकुन)

  • Pronunciation: om-uh-nuh s/आमनस
  • Part of Speech: Adjective
  • Meaning: 
    a. suggesting that something unpleasant is likely to happen
    b. portending evil or harm, threatening or inauspicious
  • Synonyms: threatening, sinister, menacing, foreboding
  • Antonyms: auspicious, bright, promising, hopeful
  • Usage in a sentence: There was an ominous silence when I asked whether my contract was going to be renewed.

6. Word: Pervasive (व्यापक)

  • Pronunciation: per-vey-siv / पर्वेसिव
  • Part of Speech: Adjective
  • Meaning: (especially of an unwelcome influence or physical effect) spreading widely throughout an area or a group of people.
  • Synonyms: widespread, universal, prevalent
  • Antonyms: limited, controlled, restricted
  • Usage in a sentence: There is a pervasive belief that it is research in theoretical and applied linguistics which provides the solutions.

7. Word: Berate (डाँटना) 

  • Pronunciation: bih-reyt/बिरेट
  • Part of Speech:
  • Meaning:
    a. to scold; rebuke
    b. to criticize or speak in an angry manner to someone
  • Synonyms: scold, rebuke, chide
  • Antonyms: praise, compliment, applaud
  • Usage in a sentence: As he left the meeting, he was berated by angry demonstrators.

8. Word: Revelry (इशरत)

  • Pronunciation: rev-uhl-ree /रेवल्री
  • Part of Speech: Noun
  • Meaning:
    a. reveling; boisterous festivity:
  • Synonyms: gaiety, revel, celebration
  • Antonyms: mourning, sadness, abstinence
  • Usage in a sentence: Sounds of revelry came from next door.

9.  Word: Connivance (आनाकानी)

  • Pronunciation: kuh-nahy-vuhns/कनाइवन्स
  • Part of Speech: Noun
  • Meaning:
    a. the act of conniving, especially by knowing that something bad is happening and allowing it to continue 
  • Synonyms: collusion, conspiracy, complicity
  • Antonyms: intolerance, quarantine
  • Usage in a sentence: Their appalling treatment of their child could only have happened with the connivance of their neighbours.

10. Word: Xenophobia (अज्ञातजन )

  • Pronunciation: zen-uh-foh-bee-uh/ज़ेनफोबी 
  • Part of Speech: Noun
  • Meaning:
    a. extreme dislike or fear of foreigners, their customs, their religions, etc.
  • Synonyms: racism, chauvinism
  • Antonyms: allowance, indulgence
  • Usage in a sentenceXenophobia and nationalism can be seen as a reaction to the rise of globalization. 

The Hindu Newspaper Vocabulary-Based Exercises: 10th January, 2023

Based on the description of the words, we have some practice questions for you. Answer these questions in the comments section. Our team will review them at the earliest!

Here are some of the words from the above article. Try to frame sentences from them in your own words and share them with us in the comments section!

  • Xenophobia
  • Misogyny
  • Revelry
  • Baffle
  • Berate

Exercise 2: Match the columns.

SR No.WordSynonym
1 alacrity collusion
2 ominous threatening
3 connivance willingness
4 pervasive universal
5 apathy indifference

Share your answers in the comment section. 

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You can also check the wordlist articles for the previous days from the link below: Daily Hindu Editorial Vocabulary Wordlist: 9th January, 2023


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