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

By Komal|Updated : October 14th, 2022

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.

 Vocabulary Special: Important One-word Substitution (M)

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 2022, and other teaching exams. We can expect at least 2 to 3 questions on the topic of One word Substitution.

1. Martyr 
Meaning in Hindi:- शहीद 
Meaning in English:- One who undergoes the penalty of death for the sake of a great cause.

2. Misogynist 
Meaning in Hindi:- स्त्री जाति से घृणा करने वाला 
Meaning in English:- A person who dislikes, despises or is strongly prejudiced against women.

3. Manuscript 
Meaning in Hindi:- हस्तलिपि 
Meaning in English:- A book, document, or piece of music written by hand rather than typed or printed.

4. Mercenary 
Meaning in Hindi:- स्वार्थी 
Meaning in English:- Primarily concerned with making money at the expense of ethics.

5. Misanthropist 
Meaning in Hindi:- मानव शत्रु 
Meaning in English:- A person who dislikes humankind and avoids human society.

6. Matrimony 
Meaning in Hindi:- विवाह संस्कार 
Meaning in English:- The state of being married

7. Magistrate 
Meaning in Hindi:- न्यायाधीश 
Meaning in English:- The person who punishes those who break the laws.

8. Miners 
Meaning in Hindi:- खान में काम करने वाला 
Meaning in English:- A person who works in a mine.

9. Movable 
Meaning in Hindi:- चलायमान 
Meaning in English:- That which can be moved.

10. Memento 
Meaning in Hindi:- स्मारक/निशानी 
Meaning in English:- An object kept as a reminder of a person or event.

11. Mob 
Meaning in Hindi:- जनसमूह 
Meaning in English:- Crowd of unruly people.

12. Misnomer 
Meaning in Hindi:- मिथ्या नाम 
Meaning in English:- A wrong or inaccurate use of a name or term.

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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  • 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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