50 Hardest Words in American and British English with Pronunciation

There are many words that we can’t pronounce in both accents of the English language. Here, we are going to talk about the 50 hardest words in American and British English, along with their pronunciation and Urdu meanings. These words are used in our daily lives, but we don’t know the exact meaning or pronunciation of these words in both American and British English.

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English Urdu Pronunciation Meaning
Abstruse عجیب (/æbstrjuːs/ – /æbstrus/) Difficult to understand
Accidie سستی (/ˈæksɪdi/ – /ˈæksɪdi/) Lack of motivation
Alacrity فوری (/ælˈækriɪti/ – /ælˈækrɪti/) Quick and energetic action
Ameliorate بہتر بنانا (/æmɪliˈɔreɪt/ – /ˌæmɛliˈɔreɪt/) Improve something
Aphorism قولی (/ˈæfərɪzəm/ – /ˈæfərɪzəm/) short, witty statement
Axiom سچ (/ˈæksiəm/ – /ˈæksiəm/) Self-evident truth
Callipygian چوڑی (/kælɪˈpɪdʒiən/ – /kælɪˈpɪdʒiən/) Having well-shaped buttocks
Cathartic پاک کرنے والا (/kəˈθɑrˌtɪk/ – /kəˈθɑːˌtɪk/) Purging or cleansing
Chiaroscurist روشنی کا ماہر (/kiˌɑrəˈskjʊərɪst/ – /kiˌɑːrəˈskjʊərɪst/) artist who specializes in contrast of light and dark
Cacophony بے سر و صدا (/kəˈkɒfəni/ – /kəˈkɒfəni/) Harsh, unpleasant sounds
Conundrum پہیلی (/kɒˈnʌndrəm/ – /kɒˈnʌndrəm/) Puzzle or riddle
Debonair خوش اخلاق (/dɛbəˈnɛr/ – /dɛbəˈnɛr/) Charming and suave
Dichotomy دو رخے (/daɪˈkɒtəmi/ – /daɪˈkɒtəmi/) Division into two contrasting groups
Ephemeral عارضی (/ɛˈfɛmərəl/ – /ɛˈfɛmərəl/) Lasting for a very short time
Ennui اکتاہٹ (/ɛnˈwiː/ – /ɛnˈwiː/) Feeling of listlessness and boredom
Epiphany ظہور (/ɛˈpɪfəni/ – /ɛˈpɪfəni/) Moment of sudden understanding
Exacerbate بڑھانا (/ɛɡˈzæsərbeɪt/ – /ɛɡˈzæsərbeɪt/) Make a problem worse
Finesse حیلہ (/fɪˈnɛs/ – /fɪˈnɛs/) Delicacy and subtlety
Flamboyant دلفریب (/flæmˈbɔɪənt/ – /flæmˈbɔɪənt/) Showy and attention-seeking
Garrulous زیادہ باتیں کرنے والا (/ɡəˈrʊləs/ – /ɡəˈrʊləs/) Talkative

 

English Urdu Pronunciation Meaning
Heterogeneous مختلف (/hɛtərəˈdʒiːniəs/ – /hɛtərəˈdʒiːniəs/) Diverse in nature
Hubris غرور (/hjuːbrɪs/ – /hjuːbrɪs/) Excessive pride
Inscrutable نہ سمجھنے والا (/ɪnˈskruːtəbəl/ – /ɪnˈskruːtəbəl/) Difficult to understand
Insouciant لاپرواہ (/ɪnˈsuːsiənt/ – /ɪnˈsuːsiənt/) Carefree and nonchalant
Jocularity مذاق (/dʒɒkjuˈlærɪti/ – /dʒɒkjuˈlærɪti/) Good-natured humor
Kinesics جسمانی زبان (/kaɪˈnɛstɪks/ – /kaɪˈnɛstɪks/) Study of body language
Lassitude سستی (/ləˈsɪtjuːd/ – /ləˈsɪtjuːd/) Feeling of tiredness
Mellifluous میٹھی (/mɛˈlɪflʊəs/ – /mɛˈlɪflʊəs/) Smooth and sweet-sounding
Mercurial تیز (/mərˈkjʊəriəl/ – /mərˈkjʊəriəl/) Changeable and unpredictable
Narcissism خود پسندی (/nɑrˈsɪsɪzəm/ – /nɑrˈsɪsɪzəm/) Excessive love for oneself
Obfuscate دھندلا (/ɒbˈfjuːseɪt/ – /ɒbˈfjuːseɪt/) Make something unclear or difficult to understand
Perfidious بے وفا (/pərˈfɪdiəs/ – /pərˈfɪdiəs/) Disloyal or treacherous
Perspicacious ذہین (/pərˌspɪˈkeɪʃəs/ – /pərˌspɪˈkeɪʃəs/) Having a keen understanding and insight
Petulant چڑچڑا (/ˈpɛtjʊlənt/ – /ˈpɛtjʊlənt/) Childishly sulky or bad-tempered
Phlegmatic سنجیدہ (/flɛɡˈmætɪk/ – /flɛɡˈmætɪk/) Calm and unemotional
Precarious نازک (/prɪˈkɛəriəs/ – /prɪˈkɛəriəs/) Uncertain or unstable
Proclivity رجحان (/prəˈklɪvɪti/ – /prəˈklɪvɪti/) Natural tendency or inclination
Propitious شگون (/prəˈpɪʃəs/ – /prəˈpɪʃəs/) Favorable or auspicious
Quixotic عجیب (/kwɪkˈsɒtɪk/ – /kwɪkˈsɒtɪk/) Extravagantly chivalrous or romantic
Reclusive تنہا (/rɪˈkluːsɪv/ – /rɪˈkluːsɪv/) Preferring to be alone or avoiding social contact

 

English Urdu Pronunciation Meaning
Sagacious دانا (/səˈɡeɪʃəs/ – /səˈɡeɪʃəs/) Having keen discernment and good judgment
Serendipity اتفاقی دریافت (/sɛrənˈdɪpɪti/ – /sɛrənˈdɪpɪti/) Finding something valuable or delightful when you are not looking for it
Soliloquy خود سے بات چیت (/sɒlɪˈlɒkwɪ/ – /sɒlɪˈlɒkwɪ/) A speech in which a person expresses their thoughts aloud while alone
Sophistry فلسفہ (/ˈsɒfɪstri/ – /ˈsɒfɪstri/) The use of fallacious arguments, especially to deceive or manipulate others
Taciturn خاموش (/təˈsɪtərn/ – /təˈsɪtərn/) Not talking much or being uncommunicative
Tenacious مضبوط (/tɛˈneɪʃəs/ – /tɛˈneɪʃəs/) Holding tightly or persistently
Torpor سستی (/ˈtɔːpər/ – /ˈtɔːpər/) A state of physical or mental inactivity
Ubiquitous ہر جگہ موجود (/juːˈbɪkwɪtəs/ – /juːˈbɪkwɪtəs/) Existing or being everywhere at the same time
Vacillate ڈولنا (/vəˈsɪleɪt/ – /vəˈsɪleɪt/) To be indecisive or hesitant
Vigilant چوکس (/vɪˈdʒɪlənt/ – /vɪˈdʒɪlənt/) Watchful and attentive
Whimsy مزاج (/hwɪmzi/ – /hwɪmzi/) A feeling or mood of lighthearted, fanciful, or playful humor
Xenophobia غیر ملکی سے نفرت (/zɛnəˈfəʊbiə/ – /zɛnəˈfəʊbiə/) Fear or dislike of people from other countries or cultures
Yare تیز (/jɛər/ – /jɛər/) Quick or prompt
Zephyr ہوا کا جھونکا (/ˈzɛfər/ – /ˈzɛfər/) A gentle, mild breeze

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