This wordlist is generally used by students preparing for GRE.
Short Definition : undistinctive; ordinary; ordinary-looking; Ex. nondescript fellow in a crowd
(noun) a person is not easily classified and not very interesting
(adj) lacking distinct or individual characteristics; dull and uninteresting
women dressed in nondescript clothes
a nondescript novel
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for nondescript
read it as non+describe...
an ordinary object does not need to be described.
a descriptive person is one who have quality of describing have interesting features, NONDESCRIPTive means lacking in interesting qualities
yaar describe kario jaraa
kya descrive karun yaar? ordinary looking hai. need not be described.
Short Definition : person of no importance; nonexistence
(noun) the state of not existing
(noun) a person of no influence
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for nonentity
nonentity sounds like no entry..... worthless people have no entry in to the college.....
its very simple
person with no entity is of no existence
its simple. split the word as:no identity. meaning the person has no importance.
Deken =10 , Nonen = 90 ; Nonentity :: So age of 90 people have no influence and they are worthless.
by onno manush
Short Definition : put at a loss; bring to a halt by confusion; perplex; CF. no more
(verb) be a mystery or bewildering to
This beats me!
Got me--I don't know the answer!
a vexing problem
This question really stuck me
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for nonplus
non-plus=subtract..and any subtraction is a loss...not knowing the cause of loss we become confused and perplexed
i got an (A_non plus) instead of an (A-) so i got confused
Short Definition : speech or writing with no meaning; foolish behavior or language; Ex. make (a) nonsense of: spoil; cause to fail
(noun) a message that seems to convey no meaning
(noun) ornamental objects of no great value
(adj) having no intelligible meaning
a nonsensical jumble of words
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for nonsense
No+Sense = no meaning
Short Definition : loop formed in a rope
(noun) a trap for birds or small mammals; often has a slip noose
(noun) a loop formed in a cord or rope by means of a slipknot; it binds tighter as the cord or rope is pulled
(verb) make a noose in or of
(verb) secure with a noose
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for noose
noose = loose knot
like the way they pull oxen with a loop through their nose
when u noose ur nose in cold will move forward
Short Definition : homesickness; longing for the past; Ex. nostalgia for the clothes of 1920s; ADJ. nostalgic
(noun) longing for something past
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for nostalgia
nostalgia. sounds like no hostel gia.. so he feels home sick..remembers home
Relate Nostalgic with No+tragic. He is recalling his old days and thinking how his life would have been if there was no tragic plane crash that killed everyone in his family.
nostalgia-> nose tall as grand ma, homesick, longing for the past