One Word Substitution (E), Study Notes, Material - DSSSB exam

By Komal|Updated : May 24th, 2022

In this article, we should read related to the One word Substitution Important for the DSSSB. One word Substitution is an important part of the English section for DSSSB, KVS, MPTET, CTET 2021, and other teaching exams. We can expect at least 2 to 3 questions on the topic of One word Substitution.

One word Substitution is an essential part of the vocabulary. It simply indicates that the sentence has to be replaced with a single word. This area needs a good vocabulary to answer the questions well. Problems based on one-word substitution are oftentimes asked in various teaching exams. In one-word substitution questions, a definition will be given and candidates will be asked to choose a word for this definition from the options that are provided.


Important One Word Substitution Beginning with E

  1. Egregious
    Meaning in Hindi: पक्का, कट्टर
    Meaning in English: That surpasses other

  2. Eccentric
    Meaning in Hindi: सनकी
    Meaning in English: A person with unusual or abnormal behavior.

  3. Epilepsy
    Meaning in Hindi: मिर्गी का रोग
    Meaning in English: A disease that causes a person to fall unconscious.

  4. Equivocal
    Meaning in Hindi: द्वि-अर्थी
    Meaning in English: One who uses ambiguous words to conceal the truth.

  5. Epithet
    Meaning in Hindi: उपाधि
    Meaning in English: A phrase that refers to the character or quality of somebody or something.

  6. Epigram
    Meaning in Hindi: चुटकुला
    Meaning in English: A pithy saying or remark expressing an idea in a clever and amusing way.

  7. Effeminate
    Meaning in Hindi: स्त्री स्वभाव वाला
    Meaning in English: Having characteristics regarded as typical of a woman; unmanly

  8. Extempore
    Meaning in Hindi: बिना तैयारी के
    Meaning in English: 
    spoken or done without preparation.

  9. Ephemeral
    Meaning in Hindi: क्षणभंगुर
    Meaning in English: Lasting for a very short time.

  10. Epilogue
    Meaning in Hindi: उपसंहार
    Meaning in English: A section or speech at the end of a book or play that serves as a comment on or a conclusion to what has happened.
  11. Endemic
    Meaning in Hindi: स्थानीय  रोग 
    Meaning in English: A disease regularly found among particular people or in a certain area.

  12. Epitaph 
    Meaning in Hindi: समाधि-लेख 
    Meaning in English: A phrase or form of words written in memory of a person who has died, especially as an inscription on a tombstone.


This article tends to be beneficial for the following exams - REET, UPTET, CTET, Online Classroom Program TET, DSSSB, KVS, etc.

 Suggested Read Books:

Serial No.Book NameAuthor Name
1.One Word SubstitutionRoshan Tolani
2.One Word SubstitutionAtharv Publication


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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)



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  • The weightage of One word Substitution in the DSSSB exam- 3 to 4 marks.

  • The level of One-word Substitution Questions asked in the DSSSB exam is of moderate level.

  • The weightage of the English Section in the DSSSB exam is 20 marks.

  • Yes, negative marking involves in the DSSSB exam (0.25 marks).

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