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nondescript

Short Definition : undistinctive; ordinary; ordinary-looking; Ex. nondescript fellow in a crowd

Definition
(noun) a person is not easily classified and not very interesting
Definition
(adj) lacking distinct or individual characteristics; dull and uninteresting
Synonyms : characterless
Example Sentence
  • 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.
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by nehaMD

a descriptive person is one who have quality of describing have interesting features, NONDESCRIPTive means lacking in interesting qualities
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by nikhilparasher

yaar describe kario jaraa
kya descrive karun yaar? ordinary looking hai. need not be described.
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by friendofafriend

nonentity

Short Definition : person of no importance; nonexistence

Definition
(noun) the state of not existing
Synonyms : nonexistence

Definition
(noun) a person of no influence
Synonyms : cipher , cypher , nobody

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for nonentity

nonentity sounds like no entry..... worthless people have no entry in to the college.....
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by arunpeddi

its very simple Non+Entity person with no entity is of no existence
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by pallavi_limat

its simple. split the word as:no identity. meaning the person has no importance.
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by wordsmania

Deken =10 , Nonen = 90 ; Nonentity :: So age of 90 people have no influence and they are worthless.
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by onno manush

nonplus

Short Definition : put at a loss; bring to a halt by confusion; perplex; CF. no more

Definition
(verb) be a mystery or bewildering to
Example Sentence
  • 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
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by nehaMD

i got an (A_non plus) instead of an (A-) so i got confused
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by misarpder

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by nileshdive

nonsense

Short Definition : speech or writing with no meaning; foolish behavior or language; Ex. make (a) nonsense of: spoil; cause to fail

Definition
(noun) a message that seems to convey no meaning
Definition
(noun) ornamental objects of no great value
Definition
(adj) having no intelligible meaning
Synonyms : nonsensical
Example Sentence
  • nonsense syllables
  • a nonsensical jumble of words

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for nonsense

No+Sense = no meaning
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by chandu24

noose

Short Definition : loop formed in a rope

Definition
(noun) a trap for birds or small mammals; often has a slip noose
Synonyms : gin , snare

Definition
(noun) a loop formed in a cord or rope by means of a slipknot; it binds tighter as the cord or rope is pulled
Synonyms : running noose , slip noose

Definition
(verb) make a noose in or of
Definition
(verb) secure with a noose
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for noose

noose = loose knot
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by 1.6k

like the way they pull oxen with a loop through their nose
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by kmr.akhil

when u noose ur nose in cold will move forward
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by sansecretcp

nostalgia

Short Definition : homesickness; longing for the past; Ex. nostalgia for the clothes of 1920s; ADJ. nostalgic

Definition
(noun) longing for something past
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for nostalgia

nostalgia. sounds like no hostel gia.. so he feels home sick..remembers home
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by sonamina

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.
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by Administrator

nostalgia-> nose tall as grand ma, homesick, longing for the past
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by sansecretcp

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