Daily Hindu Editorial Vocabulary Wordlist: 11th January, 2023

By Shruti Kapoor|Updated : January 11th, 2023

Daily updated The Hindu Editorial vocabulary words with their meanings dated 11th 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: 11th January, 2023" to shape up your vocabulary from the newspaper wordlist.

With the help of a daily wordlist from the Hindu newspaper of 11th 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: 11th January, 2023

1. Word: Abandon (त्याग करना)

  • Pronunciation: uh-ban-duhn/अबैन्डन
  • Part of Speech
  • Meaning:
    a. to leave completely and finally; forsake utterly; desert
    b. to yield (oneself) without restraint or moderation; give (oneself) over to natural impulses, usually without self-control
    c. to give up the control of
  • Synonyms: give up, quit, desert
  • Antonyms: keep, hold, power through
  • Usage in a sentence: As a baby he was abandoned by his mother.

2. Word: Commemoration (स्मरणोत्सव)

  • Pronunciation: kuh-mem-uh-rey-shuh n/ कमेमरेशन
  • Part of Speech: Noun
  • Meaning: the action or fact of commemorating a dead person or past event.
  • Synonyms: celebration, memorial, ceremony
  • Antonyms: neglect, negligence, forgetting, lament
  • Usage in a Sentence: Thousands of veterans will take part in the commemoration of the battle.

 3Word: Empathy (समवेदना)

  • Pronunciation: em-puh-thee/एम्पथी
  • Part of Speech: Noun
  • Meaning:
    a. the psychological identification with or vicarious experiencing of the feelings, thoughts, or attitudes of another
    b. the imaginative ascribing to an object, as a natural object or work of art, feelings or attitudes present in oneself
  • Synonyms: compassion, understanding, affinity
  • Antonyms: apathy, coldness, detachment
  • Usage in a sentence: He loves children and has a certain empathy with them.

4. Word: Denounce (दोषी ठहराना)

  • Pronunciation: dih-nouns/ डिनाउन्स
  • Part of Speech: Verb
  • Meaning
    a. publicly declare to be wrong or evil.
    b. inform against.
  • Synonyms: condemn, blame, criticize, attack
  • Antonyms: praise, approve, support, celebrate
  • Usage in a sentence: The film was denounced for the way it portrayed its female characters.

5. Word: Cognisance (परिज्ञान)

  • Pronunciation: kog-nuh-zuh ns/काग्निज़न्स
  • Part of Speech: Noun
  • Meaning: knowledge or awareness.
  • Synonyms: observance, realization
  • Antonyms: unconsciousness
  • Usage in a Sentence: Such understanding is beyond his cognisance.

6. Word: Apartheid (रंगभेद)

  • Pronunciation: uh-pahrt-hahyt/अपार्टाइड
  • Part of Speech: Noun
  • Meaning:
    a. (especially in the past in South Africa) a political system in which people of different races are separated
  • Synonyms: discrimination, segregation, racism 
  • Antonyms: equality, integration
  • Usage in a sentence: The Apartheid caused there to be segregation in the schools between different races.

7. Word: Perpetrate (पाप करना)

  • Pronunciation: pur-pi-treyt/पर्पट्रैट
  • Part of Speech: Verb
  • Meaning:
    a. to commit a crime or a violent or harmful act
  • Synonyms: commit, effect, perform
  • Antonyms: abstain, fail
  • Usage in a sentence: Federal soldiers have been accused of perpetrating atrocities against innocent people.

8. Word: Abstain (परहेज रखना)

  • Pronunciation: ab-steyn/ऐब्स्टेन
  • Part of Speech: Verb
  • Meaning:
    a. to not do something, especially something enjoyable that you think might be bad
  • Synonyms: refrain, forbear, avoid
  • Antonyms: take, consume
  • Usage in a sentence: He took a vow to abstain from alcohol.

9. Word: Desertion (परित्याग)

  • Pronunciation: dih-zur-shuhn/डिज़र्शन
  • Part of Speech
  • Meaning:
    a. the act of leaving the armed forces without permission
    b. the act of leaving someone behind in a difficult situation
  • Synonyms: abandonment, defection, leaving
  • Antonyms: aid, help, advent
  • Usage in a sentence: During the war, desertion was punishable by death.

10. Word: Abstention (परिहार)

  • Pronunciation: ab-sten-shuhn/ऐब्स्टेन्शन
  • Part of Speech
  • Meaning:
    a. the fact of not voting in favour of or against someone or something
    b. not doing something, such as drinking alcohol
  • Synonyms: abstinence, avoidance, abstaining
  • Antonyms: foray, practice, try
  • Usage in a sentence: There were high levels of abstention (from voting) in the last elections.

The Hindu Newspaper Vocabulary-Based Exercises: 11th 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!

  • Desertion 
  • Abstain
  • Abandon
  • Commemorate
  • Empathy

Exercise 2: Match the columns.

SR No.WordSynonym
1 Abstention Perform
2 Denounce Segregation
3 Apartheid Avoidance
4 Perpetrate Observance
5 Cognisance Criticize

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: 10th January, 2023


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