English translation of विडंबना
विडंबनाPowered by COBUILD /vidanbana/
Definitions and Translations
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