Avasada, Avasāda: 7 definitions

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Avasada means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi. If you want to know the exact meaning, history, etymology or English translation of this term then check out the descriptions on this page. Add your comment or reference to a book if you want to contribute to this summary article.

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Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

avasāda (अवसाद).—m S Languor, lassitude, animal faintness.

context information

Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.

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Sanskrit-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Avasāda (अवसाद).—

1) Sinking, fainting, sitting down Ki.18. 47; अनवसादः (anavasādaḥ) safety, protection; failure, as of the voice.

2) Ruin, loss, destruction, decline; धैर्यावसादेन कृतप्रसादा वन्यद्विपेनेव निदाघसिन्धुः (dhairyāvasādena kṛtaprasādā vanyadvipeneva nidāghasindhuḥ) Ki.3.38; पर्यायजयावसादा (paryāyajayāvasādā) Ki.17.18; विपदेति तावदवसादकरी (vipadeti tāvadavasādakarī) Ki.18.23,6.41; Mv.2.

3) End, termination.

4) Want of energy, exhaustion, languor, fatigue, pain; बन्धनाच्चावसादान्मे श्रेयः प्रायोपवेशनम् (bandhanāccāvasādānme śreyaḥ prāyopaveśanam) Rām.4.55.11. किमिवावसादकरमात्मवताम् (kimivāvasādakaramātmavatām) Ki.6.19.

5) (In law) Badness of a cause, defeat, losing (a cause); अलं स्वपक्षावसादशङ्कया (alaṃ svapakṣāvasādaśaṅkayā) M.1.

Derivable forms: avasādaḥ (अवसादः).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary

Avasāda (अवसाद).—m. (to avasādayati), abuse: Mvy 2636 = Tibetan smad pa, or spyo ba.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Avasāda (अवसाद).—m.

(-daḥ) 1. Lassitude, want of energy or spirit, especially as proceeding from doubtful or unsuccessful love. 2. Exhaustion, fatigue. 3. In law, badness of a cause. 4. End, termination. E. ava, ṣada to go, to sink, ghañ aff.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Avasāda (अवसाद).—[masculine] sinking, decline, weakness, defeat.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

1) Avasāda (अवसाद):—[=ava-sāda] [from ava-sad] a m. sinking (as of a chair), [Suśruta]

2) [v.s. ...] the growing faint (as of a sound), [ib.]

3) [v.s. ...] failing exhaustion, fatigue, lassitude, [ib.]

4) [v.s. ...] defeat, [Mālavikāgnimitra]

5) [v.s. ...] want of energy or spirit (especially as proceeding from doubtful or unsuccessful love), [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

6) [v.s. ...] (in law) badness of a cause, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

7) [v.s. ...] end, termination, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.] (cf. nir-av.)

8) [=ava-sāda] b etc. See ava-√sad.

context information

Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family. Closely allied with Prakrit and Pali, Sanskrit is more exhaustive in both grammar and terms and has the most extensive collection of literature in the world, greatly surpassing its sister-languages Greek and Latin.

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