Difficult Words :
Myriad, Myopia and Munificent
Difficult Words : Myriad, Myopia and Munificent
Munificent (myoo NIF i sunt) adj: very generous, lavish
The munificent millionaire gave lots of money to any charity that came to him with a request.
Mrs. Bigelow was a munificent hostess. There was so much wonderful food and wine at her dinner parties that the guests had to rest between courses. She was known for her munificence.
Myopia (mye OH pee uh) adj: nearsightedness, lack of foresight
Myopia is the fancy medical name for the inability to see clearly at a distance. It's also a word used in connection with people who lack other kinds of visual acuity.
The President suffered from economic myopia. He was unable to see the consequences of his fiscal policies.
The worker's dissatisfaction was inflamed by management's myopia on the subject of wages.
To suffer myopia is to be myopic. Some people who wear glasses are myopic. So are the people who can't see the consequences of their actions.
Myriad (MIR ee ud) n: a huge number
A country sky on a clear night is filled with a myriad of stars.
There are myriad reasons why I don't like school.
This word can also be used as an adjective. The phrase Myriad stars means a lot of stars.
The teenagers were weighted down by the myriad anxieties of adolescence.
Reading this list is a great fun, while expanding your vocabulary at the same time. It is meant to help to improve the vocabulary of the visitors, the students (who are preparing for various examinations), the authors, journalists, literati and all other people who are interested in improving their language skills. Requirement of appropriate word for the appropriate occasion is inevitable because only with a good knowledge of words one can express the thoughts and feelings meticulously.
This site in general and this page in particular will certainly help the visitors to increase their knowledge of vocabulary in an exhaustive way. Whilst browsing through this list, at one full swoop you will pick up many words with the same or a related and the opposite meaning.
We have tried our best to make this site as informative as possible. It will certainly help in broadening the horizons of knowledge of the visitors. We also apologize for the mistakes which are not deliberately committed. Both suggestions and criticisms to enhance the quality of this site are sincerely welcomed. Use our Contact Us form to submit both your suggestions and criticisms.
So enjoy this list and then get around for preparing your own list of Synonyms and Antonyms. There is no better way of boosting your words power.
Difficult Words |
Synonyms and Antonyms
Longest Word |
Myriad to HOME PAGE