Antonyms


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

  1. AFFLUENCE
    1. misery
    2. stagnation
    3. neglect
    4. poverty

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    poverty (Noun) : the state of being poor; a lack of something
    affluence (Noun) : prosperity; the state of having a lot of money and a good standard of living; richmen
    misery (Noun) : great suffering of the mind or body; distress; very poor living conditions; poverty
    stagnation (Noun) : a state of inactivity; standing still
    neglect (Noun) : the fact of not giving enough care or attention to somebody/something

    Correct Option: D

    poverty (Noun) : the state of being poor; a lack of something
    affluence (Noun) : prosperity; the state of having a lot of money and a good standard of living; richmen
    misery (Noun) : great suffering of the mind or body; distress; very poor living conditions; poverty
    stagnation (Noun) : a state of inactivity; standing still
    neglect (Noun) : the fact of not giving enough care or attention to somebody/something


  1. CURTAIL
    1. arrive
    2. continue
    3. resume
    4. start

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    resume (Verb) : to be at a work again after an interruption
    curtail (Verb) : to limit something or make it last for a shorter time
    arrive (Verb) : to get to a place, at the end of a journey
    continue (Verb) : to keep existing or happening without stopping
    start (Verb) : to begin doing something; to start happening

    Correct Option: C

    resume (Verb) : to be at a work again after an interruption
    curtail (Verb) : to limit something or make it last for a shorter time
    arrive (Verb) : to get to a place, at the end of a journey
    continue (Verb) : to keep existing or happening without stopping
    start (Verb) : to begin doing something; to start happening



  1. AFFIRMATION
    1. denial
    2. refusal
    3. opposition
    4. obstruction

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    denial (Noun) : a statement that says something is not true or does not exist
    affirmation (Noun) : statement asserting the existence or the truth of something
    opposition (Noun) : the act of strongly disagreeing with somebody or something, with the aim of preventing something from happening
    refusal (Noun) : an act of showing or saying that you will not do, give or accept something
    obstruction (Noun) : the fact of trying to prevent something/ somebody from making progress; blocking a road, an entrance, a passage, etc ; blockage

    Correct Option: A

    denial (Noun) : a statement that says something is not true or does not exist
    affirmation (Noun) : statement asserting the existence or the truth of something
    opposition (Noun) : the act of strongly disagreeing with somebody or something, with the aim of preventing something from happening
    refusal (Noun) : an act of showing or saying that you will not do, give or accept something
    obstruction (Noun) : the fact of trying to prevent something/ somebody from making progress; blocking a road, an entrance, a passage, etc ; blockage


  1. CONCISE
    1. extended
    2. lengthy
    3. protracted
    4. elongated

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    lengthy (Adjective) : very long and often too long, in time or size
    concise (Adjective) : giving only the information that is necessary and important, using a few words
    extended (Adjective) : long or longer than usual or expected
    protracted (Adjective) : lasting longer than expected for longer than usual; prolonged
    elongated (Adjective) : long and thin, often in a way that is not normal

    Correct Option: B

    lengthy (Adjective) : very long and often too long, in time or size
    concise (Adjective) : giving only the information that is necessary and important, using a few words
    extended (Adjective) : long or longer than usual or expected
    protracted (Adjective) : lasting longer than expected for longer than usual; prolonged
    elongated (Adjective) : long and thin, often in a way that is not normal



  1. PRUDENT
    1. silly
    2. unwise
    3. idiotic
    4. poor

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    unwise (Adjective) : showing a lack of good judgement; foolish
    prudent (Adjective) : sensible and careful when you make judgements and decisions; avoiding unnecessary risks
    silly (Adjective) : showing a lack of thought, understanding or judgement; foolish
    idiotic (Adjective) : very stupid; ridiculous
    poor (Adjective) : having very little money; not having enough money for basic needs

    Correct Option: B

    unwise (Adjective) : showing a lack of good judgement; foolish
    prudent (Adjective) : sensible and careful when you make judgements and decisions; avoiding unnecessary risks
    silly (Adjective) : showing a lack of thought, understanding or judgement; foolish
    idiotic (Adjective) : very stupid; ridiculous
    poor (Adjective) : having very little money; not having enough money for basic needs