English to Hindi Meaning :: literal

शाब्दिक, आक्षरिक, ठीक-ठीक मूलार्थकदास्र्स्ती, समयनिष्ठा
Literal :
शाब्दिक
- शाब्दिकसचमुचliteralnessliterals
 

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Noun(1) a mistake in printed matter resulting from mechanical failures of some kind
Adjective(1) being or reflecting the essential or genuine character of something(2) without interpretation or embellishment(3) limited to the explicit meaning of a word or text(4) avoiding embellishment or exaggeration (used for emphasis

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(1) Vocals feature more frequently, too, though more for their harmonic qualities and instrumental timbre than for any literal meanings they might convey.(2) This abuse is perhaps only the most literal expression of the punishment our culture imposes on bodies that dare to transgress from the socially prescribed norms.(3) In this article it is the ÔÇÿmoral sensibilityÔÇÖ that is of interest, and we consider the paintings not as literal records of historical or social experience but as documents of beliefs.(4) Coming from a footballer in his prime, however, with two small children and a third on the way, the expression undergoes a vigorously literal restoration.(5) As I understand it, this isn't allegory, but literal truth, a prophecy that will someday be realised.(6) Now here's a literal translation of Der Spiegel's text.(7) For a more literal expression of the separation of the exhibition function from the office function go east to White Cube in Hoxton Square.(8) The teleplay begins as a simulated documentary about the impact of a nuclear strike on Sheffield, but ends up as a coolly Bergmanesque vision of a literal hell on earth.(9) There's a conflation of two senses of the word ÔÇÿcriminalÔÇÖ: the literal sense and the metaphorical.(10) If it collapses, it may be in the literal sense rather than the economic.(11) Lighting of lamps has the meaning of eliminating the darkness in the literal sense, and metaphorically it means to overcome and gain the knowledge of Enlightenment.(12) He made my life a literal Hell, and he hurt us in more ways than just physical.(13) These are new recordings, and not literal duplications of what can be heard on the original film soundtracks.(14) This disease, known popularly as ÔÇÿrat feverÔÇÖ, which is the literal translation of its name in Malayalam, has been claiming many lives.(15) Well, he most likely doesn't mean that in a literal sense.(16) This is a literal translation; the term does not necessarily refer to an old woman, but rather to the wisest member of a family, regardless of gender.
Related Words
(1) literal translation ::
शाब्दिक अनुवाद
Synonyms
Adjective
1. strict ::
कठोर
2. factual ::
वास्तविक
3. plain ::
मैदान
4. simple ::
सरल
5. exact ::
सटीक
6. straightforward ::
सरल
7. unembellished ::
unembellished
8. undistorted ::
undistorted
9. objective ::
लक्ष्य
10. correct ::
सही बात
12. accurate ::
शुद्ध
13. genuine ::
वास्तविक
14. authentic ::
विश्वसनीय
Noun
15. typo ::
टाइपो
17. literal error ::
शाब्दिक त्रुटि
18. erratum ::
इरेटा
19. typographical error ::
टंकण त्रुटि
Antonyms
1. fictitious ::
काल्पनिक
Different Forms
literal, literally, literalness, literals
Word Example from TV Shows

The best way to learn proper English is to read news report, and watch news on TV. Watching TV shows is a great way to learn casual English, slang words, understand culture reference and humor. If you have already watched these shows then you may recall the words used in the following dialogs.

You\'re being too literal.

You're being too LITERAL.

The Big Bang Theory Season 4, Episode 21


Why should we all get killed
over a literal sex machine?

Why should we all get killed over a LITERAL sex machine?

Westworld Season 2, Episode 5


That is the figurative \

That is the figurative "you," not the LITERAL "you."

The Big Bang Theory Season 10, Episode 15


Okay, literal goosebumps. Look.

Okay, LITERAL goosebumps. Look.

The Big Bang Theory Season 6, Episode 23


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