Antonyms


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

  1. MEANDERING
    1. sliding
    2. sloping
    3. strained
    4. straight

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    straight (Adjective) : not in a curve or at an angle
    meandering (Adjective) : wandering; not straight; curved
    sliding (Adjective) : being in a smooth continuous motion
    sloping (Adjective) : having a slanted direction
    strained (Adjective) : showing the effects of worry or pressure; tense; not relaxed or friendly; not natural; forced

    Correct Option: D

    straight (Adjective) : not in a curve or at an angle
    meandering (Adjective) : wandering; not straight; curved
    sliding (Adjective) : being in a smooth continuous motion
    sloping (Adjective) : having a slanted direction
    strained (Adjective) : showing the effects of worry or pressure; tense; not relaxed or friendly; not natural; forced


  1. FERVENT
    1. inexcitable
    2. enduring
    3. dispassionate
    4. subdued

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    dispassionate (Adjective) : not influenced by emotion ; impartial
    fervent (Adjective) : having or showing very strong and sincere feelings; ardent
    inexcitable (Adjective) : not likely to become easily excited
    enduring (Adjective) : lasting for a long time
    subdued (Adjective) : unusually quiet and possibly unhappy; not very bright; not very loud; not very busy

    Correct Option: C

    dispassionate (Adjective) : not influenced by emotion ; impartial
    fervent (Adjective) : having or showing very strong and sincere feelings; ardent
    inexcitable (Adjective) : not likely to become easily excited
    enduring (Adjective) : lasting for a long time
    subdued (Adjective) : unusually quiet and possibly unhappy; not very bright; not very loud; not very busy



  1. PERSPICUITY
    1. vagueness
    2. dullness
    3. unfairness
    4. unwillingness

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    vagueness (Noun) : unclearness by virtue of being vague or not clear
    perspicuity (Noun) : clarity as a consequence of being perspicuous or easily understandable
    dullness (Noun) : the quality of being slow to understand; lacking interest
    unfairness (Noun) : injustice by virtue of not being equitable
    unwillingness (Noun) : the quality of not willing to do something

    Correct Option: A

    vagueness (Noun) : unclearness by virtue of being vague or not clear
    perspicuity (Noun) : clarity as a consequence of being perspicuous or easily understandable
    dullness (Noun) : the quality of being slow to understand; lacking interest
    unfairness (Noun) : injustice by virtue of not being equitable
    unwillingness (Noun) : the quality of not willing to do something


  1. VERITY
    1. sanctity
    2. reverence
    3. falsehood
    4. rarity

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    falsehood (Noun) : the state of not being true; the act of telling a lie; a statement that is not true; lie
    verity (Noun) : a belief or principle about life that is accepted as true; truth
    sanctity (Noun) : the state of being very important and worth protecting; the state of being holy
    reverence (Noun) : a feeling of great respect or admiration
    rarity (Noun) : a person or thing that is unusual and is therefore often valuable or interesting; the quality of being true

    Correct Option: C

    falsehood (Noun) : the state of not being true; the act of telling a lie; a statement that is not true; lie
    verity (Noun) : a belief or principle about life that is accepted as true; truth
    sanctity (Noun) : the state of being very important and worth protecting; the state of being holy
    reverence (Noun) : a feeling of great respect or admiration
    rarity (Noun) : a person or thing that is unusual and is therefore often valuable or interesting; the quality of being true



  1. FLORID
    1. weak
    2. pale
    3. monotonous
    4. ugly

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    pale (Adjective) : having skin that is whiter than usual because of illness, a strong emotion, etc ; light in colour; not strong or bright
    florid (Adjective) : red ; having too much decoration or detail
    weak (Adjective) : not physically strong
    monotonous (Adjective) : never changing and therefore boring; dull; repetitious
    ugly (Adjective) : unpleasant to look at; unattractive

    Correct Option: B

    pale (Adjective) : having skin that is whiter than usual because of illness, a strong emotion, etc ; light in colour; not strong or bright
    florid (Adjective) : red ; having too much decoration or detail
    weak (Adjective) : not physically strong
    monotonous (Adjective) : never changing and therefore boring; dull; repetitious
    ugly (Adjective) : unpleasant to look at; unattractive