Learning English

Word: Nether

Nether (Adjective)

Sentence with Context:

Many of us are rubbish at talking about problems in our nether regions. And the linguistic barrier can preclude our seeking the right help.

Source: www.theguardian.com

It surely isn’t surprising, then, that we feel a distance from the nether areas themselves, the very term connoting a hinterland of unspeakable filth.

Source: www.theguardian.com

The creator deity Brahma relegated the nagas to the nether regions when they became too populous on earth and commanded them to bite only the truly evil or those destined to die prematurely. They are also associated with waters—rivers, lakes, seas, and wells—and are guardians of treasure.

Source: www.britannica.com

Meaning: Lower in position

Synonyms

Lower, Low, Bottom, Under, Bottom-most, Underground, Basal, Chthonic

Antonyms

Upper, High, Top, Supernal

Mnemonic (Memory Aid): How To Remember?

The word “Nether” should remind you of “Netherlands” – the European country. “Netherlands” means “the lower lands“. Remember thus.

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