Antonyms


Direction: Choose the word opposite in meaning to the given word.

  1. ANXIOUS
    1. fearful
    2. worried
    3. calm
    4. concerned

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    calm (Adjective) : not excited, nervous or upset
    anxious (Adjective) : feeling worried or nervous; wanting something very much
    fearful (Adjective) : nervous and afraid ; terrible and frightening; extremely bad
    worried (Adjective) : thinking about unpleasant things that have happened or might happen and therefore feeling unhappy and afraid
    concerned (Adjective) : worried and feeling concern about something; interested in something

    Correct Option: C

    calm (Adjective) : not excited, nervous or upset
    anxious (Adjective) : feeling worried or nervous; wanting something very much
    fearful (Adjective) : nervous and afraid ; terrible and frightening; extremely bad
    worried (Adjective) : thinking about unpleasant things that have happened or might happen and therefore feeling unhappy and afraid
    concerned (Adjective) : worried and feeling concern about something; interested in something


  1. PHILANTHROPIST
    1. philistine
    2. moralist
    3. spendthrift
    4. miser

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    miser (Noun) : a person who loves money and hates spending it
    philanthropist (Noun) : a rich person who helps the poor and those in need, by giving money
    philistine (Noun) : a person who does not like or understand art, literature, music, etc.
    moralist (Noun) : a person who has strong ideas about moral principles/teachers and writes about them
    spendthrift (Noun) : a person who spends two much money or who wastes money

    Correct Option: D

    miser (Noun) : a person who loves money and hates spending it
    philanthropist (Noun) : a rich person who helps the poor and those in need, by giving money
    philistine (Noun) : a person who does not like or understand art, literature, music, etc.
    moralist (Noun) : a person who has strong ideas about moral principles/teachers and writes about them
    spendthrift (Noun) : a person who spends two much money or who wastes money



  1. INTELLIGIBLE
    1. dull
    2. foolish
    3. garbled
    4. confused

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    confused (Adjective) : unable to think clearly or to understand
    intelligible (Adjective) : that can be easily understood; understandable
    dull (Adjective) : not interesting or exciting; not bright or shiny
    foolish (Adjective) : unwise; wily; silly
    garbled (Adjective) : told in a way that confuses the person listening, usually by somebody who is shocked or in a hurry; confused

    Correct Option: D

    confused (Adjective) : unable to think clearly or to understand
    intelligible (Adjective) : that can be easily understood; understandable
    dull (Adjective) : not interesting or exciting; not bright or shiny
    foolish (Adjective) : unwise; wily; silly
    garbled (Adjective) : told in a way that confuses the person listening, usually by somebody who is shocked or in a hurry; confused


  1. LOQUACIOUS
    1. talkative
    2. taciturn
    3. diffident
    4. bashful

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    taciturn (Adjective) : tending not to say very much; seeming unfriendly
    loquacious (Adjective) : talking a lot
    talkative (Adjective) : liking to talk a lot
    diffident (Adjective) : not having much confidence in yourself; shy
    bashful (Adjective) : shy and easily embarrassed

    Correct Option: B

    taciturn (Adjective) : tending not to say very much; seeming unfriendly
    loquacious (Adjective) : talking a lot
    talkative (Adjective) : liking to talk a lot
    diffident (Adjective) : not having much confidence in yourself; shy
    bashful (Adjective) : shy and easily embarrassed



  1. CUMBERSOME
    1. heavy
    2. convenient
    3. smooth
    4. automatic

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    convenient (Adjective) : useful; easy or quick to do; not causing problems
    cumbersome (Adjective) : bulky; large and heavy; difficult to carry; showy and complicated; long or complicated
    heavy (Adjective) : weighing a lot; difficult to lift or move
    smooth (Adjective) : not rough
    automatic (Adjective) : done or happening without thinking

    Correct Option: B

    convenient (Adjective) : useful; easy or quick to do; not causing problems
    cumbersome (Adjective) : bulky; large and heavy; difficult to carry; showy and complicated; long or complicated
    heavy (Adjective) : weighing a lot; difficult to lift or move
    smooth (Adjective) : not rough
    automatic (Adjective) : done or happening without thinking