English translation of 'विडंबना'
nf/vidanbana, vidanbanA, vidanbanaa, vidanbanā, vidnbana, vidnbanA, vidnbanaa, vidnbanā, vidanbna, vidanbnA, vidanbnaa, vidanbnā, vidnbna, vidnbnA, vidnbnaa, vidnbnā, viDanbana, viDanbanA, viDanbanaa, viDanbanā, viDnbana, viDnbanA, viDnbanaa, viDnbanā, viDanbna, viDanbnA, viDanbnaa, viDanbnā, viDnbna, viDnbnA, viDnbnaa, viDnbnā, viḍanbana, viḍanbanA, viḍanbanaa, viḍanbanā, viḍnbana, viḍnbanA, viḍnbanaa, viḍnbanā, viḍanbna, viḍanbnA, viḍanbnaa, viḍanbnā, viḍnbna, viḍnbnA, viḍnbnaa, viḍnbnā/
1. contradiction (in phrases)
If you say that something is a contradiction in terms, you mean that it is described as having a quality that it cannot have.
A public service run for profit is a contradiction in terms.
2. irony variable noun
The irony of a situation is an aspect of it which is strange or amusing, because it is the opposite of what you expect.
The irony is this document may become more available in the US than in Britain where it was published.
3. travesty countable noun
If you describe something as a travesty of something else, you mean that it is a very bad representation of the other thing.
The judgment was a travesty of justice.
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Translation of विडंबना from the Collins Hindi to English Dictionary