Antonyms


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

  1. ENIGMATIC
    1. simple
    2. reticent
    3. plain
    4. nervous

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    plain (Adjective) : easy to see or understand; clear
    enigmatic (Adjective) : mysterious and difficult to understand
    simple (Adjective) : not complicated; easy
    reticent (Adjective) : unwilling to tell people about things; reserved; uncommunicative
    nervous (Adjective) : anxious about something or being afraid of something

    Correct Option: C

    plain (Adjective) : easy to see or understand; clear
    enigmatic (Adjective) : mysterious and difficult to understand
    simple (Adjective) : not complicated; easy
    reticent (Adjective) : unwilling to tell people about things; reserved; uncommunicative
    nervous (Adjective) : anxious about something or being afraid of something


  1. CALLOUS
    1. sensitive
    2. soft
    3. kind
    4. generous

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    sensitive (Adjective) : aware of and being able to understand other people and their feelings
    callous (Adjective) : not caring about other people’s feelings or sufferings; cruel
    soft (Adjective) : not stiff or hard; not loud; kind and sympathetic
    kind (Adjective) : gentle, friendly and generous
    generous (Adjective) : giving or willing to give freely

    Correct Option: A

    sensitive (Adjective) : aware of and being able to understand other people and their feelings
    callous (Adjective) : not caring about other people’s feelings or sufferings; cruel
    soft (Adjective) : not stiff or hard; not loud; kind and sympathetic
    kind (Adjective) : gentle, friendly and generous
    generous (Adjective) : giving or willing to give freely



  1. ILLICIT
    1. liberal
    2. intelligent
    3. lawful
    4. clear

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    lawful (Adjective) : allowed by law
    illicit (Adjective) : not allowed by law; illegal
    liberal (Adjective) : generous; willing to understand and respect other people‘s behaviour, opinions, etc.
    intelligent (Adjective) : good at learning, understanding and thinking in a logical way about things
    clear (Adjective) : obvious; evident; apparent; plain

    Correct Option: C

    lawful (Adjective) : allowed by law
    illicit (Adjective) : not allowed by law; illegal
    liberal (Adjective) : generous; willing to understand and respect other people‘s behaviour, opinions, etc.
    intelligent (Adjective) : good at learning, understanding and thinking in a logical way about things
    clear (Adjective) : obvious; evident; apparent; plain


  1. GIGANTIC
    1. weak
    2. fragile
    3. slight
    4. tiny

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    tiny (Adjective) : very small in size or amount
    gigantic (Adjective) : extremely large; enormous; huge
    weak (Adjective) : not physically strong
    fragile (Adjective) : easily broken or damaged; weak and uncertain
    slight (Adjective) : very small in degree

    Correct Option: D

    tiny (Adjective) : very small in size or amount
    gigantic (Adjective) : extremely large; enormous; huge
    weak (Adjective) : not physically strong
    fragile (Adjective) : easily broken or damaged; weak and uncertain
    slight (Adjective) : very small in degree



  1. ATHEIST
    1. rationalist
    2. theologist
    3. believer
    4. ritualist

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    believer (Noun) : a person who believes in the existence or truth or God and religious faith
    atheist (Noun) : a person who believes that God does not exist
    rationalist (Noun) : a person who believes that all behaviour, opinions, etc. should be based on reason rather than on emotions or religious beliefs theologist (Noun) : a person who studies religion and beliefs
    ritualist (Noun) : a person who follows all the rituals and religious ceremonies

    Correct Option: C

    believer (Noun) : a person who believes in the existence or truth or God and religious faith
    atheist (Noun) : a person who believes that God does not exist
    rationalist (Noun) : a person who believes that all behaviour, opinions, etc. should be based on reason rather than on emotions or religious beliefs theologist (Noun) : a person who studies religion and beliefs
    ritualist (Noun) : a person who follows all the rituals and religious ceremonies