Antonyms


Direction: In the following questions, choose the word opposite in meaning to the given word.

  1. DILIGENT
    1. intelligent
    2. lazy
    3. boastful
    4. notorious

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    lazy (Adjective) : lethargic
    diligent (Adjective) : showing care and effort in your work or duties
    intelligent (Adjective) : very clever
    boastful (Adjective) : talking about yourself in a very proud way
    notorious (Adjective) : well– known for being bad

    Correct Option: B

    lazy (Adjective) : lethargic
    diligent (Adjective) : showing care and effort in your work or duties
    intelligent (Adjective) : very clever
    boastful (Adjective) : talking about yourself in a very proud way
    notorious (Adjective) : well– known for being bad


  1. DYNAMIC
    1. stable
    2. still
    3. lazy
    4. static

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    static (Adjective) : not making, changing or developing
    dynamic (Adjective) : having a lot of energy and a strong personality ; always changing and making progress
    stable (Adjective) : firmly fixed ; not likely to move, change or fail ; steady, calm and reasonable ; not easily upset ; balanced
    still (Adjective) : not moving ; calm and quiet
    lazy (Adjective) : not wanting to work

    Correct Option: D

    static (Adjective) : not making, changing or developing
    dynamic (Adjective) : having a lot of energy and a strong personality ; always changing and making progress
    stable (Adjective) : firmly fixed ; not likely to move, change or fail ; steady, calm and reasonable ; not easily upset ; balanced
    still (Adjective) : not moving ; calm and quiet
    lazy (Adjective) : not wanting to work



  1. BARBAROUS
    1. improved
    2. cordial
    3. civilized
    4. modified

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    civilized (Adjective) : having or showing polite and reasonable behaviour
    barbarous(Adjective) : extremely cruel and shocking ; showing a lack of education and good manners
    improved (Verb) : to become/ make better than before
    cordial (Adjective) : pleasant and friendly
    modified (Adjective) : changed in form or character

    Correct Option: C

    civilized (Adjective) : having or showing polite and reasonable behaviour
    barbarous(Adjective) : extremely cruel and shocking ; showing a lack of education and good manners
    improved (Verb) : to become/ make better than before
    cordial (Adjective) : pleasant and friendly
    modified (Adjective) : changed in form or character


  1. MISERY
    1. glad
    2. pleasant
    3. enjoy
    4. bliss

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    bliss (Noun) : extreme happiness
    misery (Noun) : distress ; poverty; great suffering of the mind or body ; very poor living conditions
    glad (Adjective) : pleased ; happy ; grateful ; very willing to do ; full of joy ; bringing joy
    pleasant (Adjective) : enjoyable, pleasing or attractive ; friendly and polite
    enjoy (Verb) : to get pleasure ; to be happy and get pleasure from what you are doing

    Correct Option: D

    bliss (Noun) : extreme happiness
    misery (Noun) : distress ; poverty; great suffering of the mind or body ; very poor living conditions
    glad (Adjective) : pleased ; happy ; grateful ; very willing to do ; full of joy ; bringing joy
    pleasant (Adjective) : enjoyable, pleasing or attractive ; friendly and polite
    enjoy (Verb) : to get pleasure ; to be happy and get pleasure from what you are doing



  1. HEREDITARY
    1. carried
    2. acquired
    3. possessed
    4. regained

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    acquired (Adjective) : got from something that cannot be passed on ; gained by your own efforts, ability or behaviour
    hereditary (Adjective) : that is legally given to somebody’s child
    carried (Verb) : to take somebody/something from one place to another
    possessed (Adjective) : controlled by an evil spirit
    regained (Verb) : to get
    back (ability or quality)

    Correct Option: B

    acquired (Adjective) : got from something that cannot be passed on ; gained by your own efforts, ability or behaviour
    hereditary (Adjective) : that is legally given to somebody’s child
    carried (Verb) : to take somebody/something from one place to another
    possessed (Adjective) : controlled by an evil spirit
    regained (Verb) : to get
    back (ability or quality)