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diffidence

Short Definition :

Definition
(noun) lack of self-confidence
Synonyms : self-distrust , self-doubt

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for diffidence

it is like opposite of confidence means you are shy not confident
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by ramya1987

diffi means deficiency and relate ffidence with confidence so lack of confidence
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by saravpreet.302

This word sounds similar to Confidence but is opposite in meaning. So, Diffidence means lacking self-confidence.
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by viren

diffidence -d + if + i + dance - I will feel shy
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by sat_jag

I have much diffidence when it comes to solving differential equations.
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by bugmenot

it is difficult to dance if u feel shy
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by isabella swan

root “Fido” means trust diffido means distrust hence one having distrust on themselves;
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by lakshmihs

Different than confidence.. i.e. low in confidence
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by swap.kamble

dilapidated

Short Definition :

Definition
(adj) in deplorable condition
Example Sentence
  • a street of bedraggled tenements
  • a broken-down fence
  • a ramshackle old pier
  • a tumble-down shack

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for dilapidated

I drank a DILuted API(appy) juice which was outDATED(expired).... my stomach got RUINED as a result of my own NEGLECT.
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by imajeeth

dilapidate=daily+update if u wont update ur antivirus daily ur sys will be ruined due to negligence
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by ragha4u

wen dil is dated and neglected, it falls into peices and in bad condition.it is completely ruined.
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by sriharisharma

interpret this as di+lap+dated..lap is part of complete race.to complete therace you have to complete all laps(pieces of race track).it may help.
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by sumi12344

di's(didi) LAPI(LAPTOP) got outdated and ruined bcoz of her neglect
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by rohan87

Interpret this as di+lap+dated. lap is part of complete race. When you fallen down in middle basically you are dead for the race and hence di+lap+dated .
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by onno manush

dil+ api+date--- diluted appy(api) on date… so stomach in POOR CONDITION
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by nikhilparasher

Dil+outdated!!!!
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by lovedeepsingh

dilemma

Short Definition :

Definition
(noun) state of uncertainty or perplexity especially as requiring a choice between equally unfavorable options
Synonyms : quandary

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for dilemma

DIL le gayi woh AMMA(mother) ab main kya karun ....problem khadi ho gayi hai ...how wil i breath
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by simranjeet

dil ni mann rha....kya karun....ye ya wo
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by swikar

dilettante

Short Definition :

Definition
(noun) an amateur who engages in an activity without serious intentions and who pretends to have knowledge
Synonyms : dabbler , sciolist

Definition
(adj) showing frivolous or superficial interest; amateurish
Example Sentence
  • his dilettantish efforts at painting

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for dilettante

DIL(my heart) ETTANTE ATU..watever my heart says ill jus follow bilndly
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by ArDoR

'Dil' (Heart)+ 'e' (hey) + ttante sounds like (anti). So when you are doing any work against your heart, you don't take it seriously.
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by gunjanshah

i called ramu tent wala and ramu tied dhilla(loose) tent because he was dilettante.
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by userdce

DIE + LET (t) + ANT + (e) = An amateur who lets the ant die because of lack of expertise
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by tanay

dilettant sounds like DEBUTANT (an unskilled person)
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by cpinedo

If you move the 'di' to the end of the word, you can get 'let ants die', which someone who kept an ant farm for superficial reasons would do
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by Kelli0688

divide it like dilett+ante(aunt)...dilett(sounds like DELIGHT)......so your AUNT who does painting just becoz she gets DELIGHTED BY DOING THIS..BUT SHE DOES NOT HAVe any interest in it to persue it further as her career.
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by preetisoni2411

dilettante - let + ant let me follow the ant ( imagine ants moving one behind the other even i will do the same ) so i am aimless follower
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by sat_jag

DILETTANTE: Interesting word sounds like it came from the combination of -DIS LITTLE ANT- which of course for a human being is derogatory and can only be used for an amateur, a novice or a dabbler.
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by cheeseqo

A person whose interest can dilute very easily
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by sharpspecial007

sounds like militant >>> there are many militants who are blindly following their predecessors in the name of jihad, without any personal fights against ppl..
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by RajeshBorkar

dilettante; you have to take it from dile,becoz he drops it to dile so he is not careful.
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by shaktipada

Dante is no Dilettante , He is a great poet
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by roozbeh33

dirge

Short Definition :

Definition
(noun) a song or hymn of mourning composed or performed as a memorial to a dead person
Synonyms : coronach , lament , requiem , threnody

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for dirge

Dirge - di means die, so when you die and have done good things for people in life, a song of grief or lament will be sung for you.
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by swaroop_cn

A dirge gives me da (the) urge to start crying.
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by nic42991

DIRGE sounds like DARD(pain)..song filled with DARD
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by userdce

looks similar to DARGAH..where people MOURN WITH MUSIC for the loss of loved ones
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by findktk

sounds like hindi word DARD and TARAZ(music) so dirge is DARD TARAZ or mournful song
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by userdce

Imagine a DARGE(tailor) dies n on his departure a lament mournful song is being sung.. which is rare n stupid i kno! :D hehe
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by avinav

In the word dirge, look at DIRgE (DIRE), which is something really bad. So at the dire event of a death, they will play a dirge.
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by viciousvegetable

dirge = die in age i.e in fire, the mournful song for dying.
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by shaktipada

afraid(dir in hindi)=> we afriad when someone die and sing song called dirge(just for remembering)
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by kruz

disavowal

Short Definition :

Definition
(noun) denial of any connection with or knowledge of
Synonyms : disclaimer

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for disavowal

d+is+a+vowal - ‘D’ is a vowel. Think of a most stupid teacher teaching students of KG. one day he taught the students that D is a vowel. next day topper of the class complained. Then the teacher straight forwardly deny this. He told, he never said
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by amitarora

dis + avow + al Dis- denial Avow - to declare openly, bluntly, and without shame
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by prameela_j

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by rakei

dis + a + vow >>> denying that u have not taken any such vow..
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by RajeshBorkar

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