English translation of अवास्तविक
अवास्तविकPowered by COBUILD /avastavika/
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/avastavika, avAstavika, avaastavika, avāstavik/
1. contrived adjective
If you say that something is contrived, you think it is false or unconvincing; used showing disapproval. ⇒ The plot of the novel is contrived.
2. fanciful adjective
If you describe an idea as fanciful, you disapprove of it because you think it comes from someone's imagination, and is therefore unrealistic or unlikely to be true. ⇒ ...fanciful ideas about alien life.
3. fictitious adjective
Something that is fictitious is false or does not exist. ⇒ We're interested in who started these fictitious rumours.
4. nominal adjective
You use nominal to indicate that someone or something is supposed to have a particular identity or status, but in reality does not have it. ⇒ As he was still not allowed to run a company, his wife became its nominal head.
5. unreal adjective after link verb
If you say that a situation is unreal, you mean that it is so strange that you find it difficult to believe it is happening.
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Translation of अवास्तविक from the Collins Hindi to English Dictionary