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Short Definition : foul smelling; very unpleasant; unwholesome

(adj) causing or able to cause nausea
Example Sentence
  • a nauseating smell
  • nauseous offal
  • a sickening stench

(adj) offensively malodorous
Example Sentence
  • a foul odor
  • the kitchen smelled really funky

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for noisome

Try to extract out two words from it...
  1. NOSE
  2. NOISE
.. Hence NOISOME is something that makes NOISE in our NOSE
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by samironp

when you fart in a silence its noisome which spreads out foul smell in a room
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by nishit.mehta

a Noisy fart is less Noisome(smelly) than a silent killer- If you know what I mean ;)
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by menon_ranjit

noisome sounds somewhat like noise..which is irritating
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by ranjan_thinker

"no its not me"...:)
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by charan_jld

nose+some = something which is bad for nose...
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by 1.6k

Remember noisome as something which causes nausea(irritation and vomiting) which is what an extremely unpleasent smell noisome = causing nausea.
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by fanatic

it pertains to the smell sensors rather than the hearing sensors as the word suggests
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by nehaMD

Annoy-some; an offending smell annoys, hence noisome.
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by letmepass

it sound like full of noise.....and when its noisy its unpleasant. So it means unpleasant, disgusting.
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by yogeshagarwala

noisome=no+is+ome(one) one is there bcoz of foul smell
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noisome -> nei(ghee in tamil) some added, unpleasant or foul smell for few people
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by sansecretcp

An-noisome---something which irritates us;causes disgust
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by saiteja

U farted and then u said "NO ITS NOT ME".. the whole room was full of foul smell..A noisome fart
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by t3rmin4t0r


Short Definition : wandering; N. nomad: tribe who migrates from place to place

(adj) migratory
Synonyms : mobile , peregrine , roving , wandering
Example Sentence
  • a restless mobile society
  • the nomadic habits of the Bedouins
  • believed the profession of a peregrine typist would have a happy future
  • wandering tribes

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for nomadic

mad people wander from one place to another
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by heartbeat143kvc


Short Definition : terminology(system of specialized words); system of names or naming things

(noun) a system of words used to name things in a particular discipline
Synonyms : language , terminology
Example Sentence
  • legal terminology
  • biological nomenclature
  • the language of sociology

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for nomenclature

Try to split it into three parts: "Names"+"In"+"Culture"; Thus,Nomenclature is a system of the names in a particular culture (context)
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by ali_aj

no men is clay statue without names
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by sansecretcp


Short Definition : in name only; of a name; trifling; (of a sum of money) very small; CF. nominate: propose as a candidate; appoint

(noun) a phrase that can function as the subject or object of a verb
(adj) relating to or constituting or bearing or giving a name
Example Sentence
  • the Russian system of nominal brevity
  • a nominal lists of priests
  • taxable males as revealed by the nominal rolls

(adj) insignificantly small; a matter of form only (`tokenish' is informal)
Synonyms : token , tokenish
Example Sentence
  • the fee was nominal
  • a token gesture of resistance
  • a toknenish gesture

(adj) pertaining to a noun or to a word group that functions as a noun
Example Sentence
  • nominal phrase
  • noun phrase

(adj) of, relating to, or characteristic of an amount that is not adjusted for inflation
Example Sentence
  • the nominal GDP
  • nominal interest rates

(adj) named; bearing the name of a specific person
Synonyms : nominative
Example Sentence
  • nominative shares of stock

(adj) existing in name only
Synonyms : titular
Example Sentence
  • the nominal (or titular) head of his party

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for nominal

nom+i+nal--- NOM(name) NAL(null)--- name is null; i.e., existing in name only
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by nikhilparasher

Think of Nominal case in grammar.
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by Anais-anais

nominal=no+minimum+leader-> nominate with the name
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by sansecretcp


Short Definition : indifference; lack of concern; composure; ADJ. nonchalant: unconcerned; cool; indifferent; Ex. nonchalant attitude to his debts

(noun) the trait of remaining calm and seeming not to care; a casual lack of concern
Synonyms : indifference , unconcern

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for nonchalance

nonchalance rhymes like No + Challenge , When there is no challenge, people tend not to care and there will be a casual lack of concern.
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by Administrator

Chalan(Govt) unchalance..not concerned
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by nanopavan

anuj : abbey helmet to pehen le
me : no worries, dad is in govt. NO CHALAAN for me,
anuj: man don't be so nonchalance
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by friendofafriend

as i remained calm and pretend not to care....there was NO CHALAN by traffic police even when i was not wearing helmet
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by lebshah

nonchalance -> non to chalenge with me, unconcern, lack of concern, indifferent
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by sansecretcp


Short Definition : neutral; refusing commitment to a particular opinion; unpledged; undecided

(adj) refusing to bind oneself to a particular course of action or view or the like
Example Sentence
  • her boyfriend was noncommittal about their future together

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for noncommittal

No commitment with any party means neutral.
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by heartbeat143kvc

noncommittal=not +committed....hence nuetral and undecided
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