Antonyms


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

  1. MYOPIC
    1. short-sighted
    2. feeble-minded
    3. fore-sighted
    4. far-sighted

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    farsighted (Adjective) : long-sighted; not able to see things clearly that are close to you
    myopic (Adjective) : inability to focus on distant objects; short-sighted
    short-sighted (Adjective) : able to see things clearly only if they are very close to you
    feeble–minded (Adjective) : having less than usual intelligence; weak and unable to make decisions
    foresighted (Adjective) : planning sensibly and carefully for the future

    Correct Option: D

    farsighted (Adjective) : long-sighted; not able to see things clearly that are close to you
    myopic (Adjective) : inability to focus on distant objects; short-sighted
    short-sighted (Adjective) : able to see things clearly only if they are very close to you
    feeble–minded (Adjective) : having less than usual intelligence; weak and unable to make decisions
    foresighted (Adjective) : planning sensibly and carefully for the future


  1. OBSTINATE
    1. confused
    2. determined
    3. trusted
    4. flexible

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    flexible (Adjective) : able to change to suit new conditions or situations; able to bend easily without breaking
    obstinate (Adjective) : refusing to change your opinion, way of behaving, etc, when other people persuade you to do something ; stubborn ; difficult to get rid of or deal with
    confused (Adjective) :unable to think clearly or to understand what is happening or what somebody is saying determined (Adjective) : be firm in doing something and no one can prevent you
    trusted (Adjective) : worthy of trust or confidence

    Correct Option: D

    flexible (Adjective) : able to change to suit new conditions or situations; able to bend easily without breaking
    obstinate (Adjective) : refusing to change your opinion, way of behaving, etc, when other people persuade you to do something ; stubborn ; difficult to get rid of or deal with
    confused (Adjective) :unable to think clearly or to understand what is happening or what somebody is saying determined (Adjective) : be firm in doing something and no one can prevent you
    trusted (Adjective) : worthy of trust or confidence



  1. MOURNFUL
    1. playful
    2. joyous
    3. laughable
    4. humorous

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    joyous (Adjective) : very happy; causing people to be happy; joyful
    mournful (Adjective) : very sad; melancholy
    playful (Adjective) : full of fun; wanting to play; light-hearted
    laughable (Adjective) : silly or ridiculous and not worth taking seriously; absurd
    humorous (Adjective) : funny and entertaining; showing a sense of humour

    Correct Option: B

    joyous (Adjective) : very happy; causing people to be happy; joyful
    mournful (Adjective) : very sad; melancholy
    playful (Adjective) : full of fun; wanting to play; light-hearted
    laughable (Adjective) : silly or ridiculous and not worth taking seriously; absurd
    humorous (Adjective) : funny and entertaining; showing a sense of humour


  1. PANICKY
    1. confident
    2. sober
    3. quiet
    4. calm

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    calm (Adjective) : not excited, nervous or upset
    panicky (Adjective) : anxious about something; feeling or showing great fear; hysterical
    confident (Adjective) : feeling sure about your own ability to do things and be successful
    sober (Adjective) : serious and sensible; plain and not bright colours
    quiet (Adjective) : making very little noise

    Correct Option: D

    calm (Adjective) : not excited, nervous or upset
    panicky (Adjective) : anxious about something; feeling or showing great fear; hysterical
    confident (Adjective) : feeling sure about your own ability to do things and be successful
    sober (Adjective) : serious and sensible; plain and not bright colours
    quiet (Adjective) : making very little noise



  1. GENTLEMAN
    1. clown
    2. boor
    3. dud
    4. buffoon

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    boor (Noun) : a rude, unpleasant person
    gentleman (Noun) : a man who is polite, well–educated, has excellent manners and is well – behaved
    clown (Noun) : a person who amuses others by his ridiculous/ funny behaviour
    dud (Noun) : a person who is unsuccessful/useless
    buffoon (Noun) : a person who does silly but amusing things

    Correct Option: B

    boor (Noun) : a rude, unpleasant person
    gentleman (Noun) : a man who is polite, well–educated, has excellent manners and is well – behaved
    clown (Noun) : a person who amuses others by his ridiculous/ funny behaviour
    dud (Noun) : a person who is unsuccessful/useless
    buffoon (Noun) : a person who does silly but amusing things