Antonyms


Direction: In the following questions, choose the word opposite in meani1ng to the given word.

  1. IMPROMPTU
    1. prompt
    2. forced
    3. premeditated
    4. inordinate

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    premeditated (Adjective) : planned in advance
    impromptu (Adjective) : done without preparation or planning; improvised
    prompt (Adjective) : done without delay; immediate
    forced (Adjective) : happening or done against somebody’s will
    inordinate (Adjective) : far more than is usual or expected; excessive

    Correct Option: C

    premeditated (Adjective) : planned in advance
    impromptu (Adjective) : done without preparation or planning; improvised
    prompt (Adjective) : done without delay; immediate
    forced (Adjective) : happening or done against somebody’s will
    inordinate (Adjective) : far more than is usual or expected; excessive


  1. DEMENTED
    1. sensible
    2. sensitive
    3. sensual
    4. sensuous

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    sensible (Adjective) : able to make good judgements based on reason and experience rather than emotion; being practical
    demented (Adjective) : behaving in a crazy way because you are extremely upset or worried
    sensitive (Adjective) : aware of and being able to understand other people and their feelings
    sensual (Adjective) : connected with your physical feelings
    sensuous (Adjective) : giving pleasure to your senses

    Correct Option: A

    sensible (Adjective) : able to make good judgements based on reason and experience rather than emotion; being practical
    demented (Adjective) : behaving in a crazy way because you are extremely upset or worried
    sensitive (Adjective) : aware of and being able to understand other people and their feelings
    sensual (Adjective) : connected with your physical feelings
    sensuous (Adjective) : giving pleasure to your senses



  1. INCONGRUOUS
    1. conflicting
    2. contradictory
    3. ill-matched
    4. harmonious

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    harmonious (Adjective) : friendly, peaceful and without any disagreement; pleasing
    incongruous (Adjective) : strange and not suitable in a particular situation; inappropriate
    conflicting (Adjective) : in disagreement ; contradictory
    contradictory (Adjective) : containing and showing a lack of agreement; conflicting
    ill-matched (Adjective) : not well suited to or appropriate for each other

    Correct Option: D

    harmonious (Adjective) : friendly, peaceful and without any disagreement; pleasing
    incongruous (Adjective) : strange and not suitable in a particular situation; inappropriate
    conflicting (Adjective) : in disagreement ; contradictory
    contradictory (Adjective) : containing and showing a lack of agreement; conflicting
    ill-matched (Adjective) : not well suited to or appropriate for each other


  1. INSERT
    1. depict
    2. extract
    3. defame
    4. enhance

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    extract (Verb) : to remove or obtain a substance from something
    insert (verb) : to put something into something else
    depict (Verb) : to show an image of somebody or something in a picture
    defame (Verb) : to harm somebody by saying or writing bad or false things about him
    enhance (Verb) : to increase or improve the good quality, value or status of somebody/something

    Correct Option: B

    extract (Verb) : to remove or obtain a substance from something
    insert (verb) : to put something into something else
    depict (Verb) : to show an image of somebody or something in a picture
    defame (Verb) : to harm somebody by saying or writing bad or false things about him
    enhance (Verb) : to increase or improve the good quality, value or status of somebody/something



  1. SURVIVAL
    1. evolution
    2. development
    3. creation
    4. extinction

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    extinction (Noun) : the state of stopping to live or exist
    survival (Noun) : the state of continuing to live or exist, despite difficulty or danger
    evolution (Noun) : the gradual development of something
    development (Noun) : the gradual growth of something
    creation (Noun) : the act or process of making something/causing something to exist

    Correct Option: D

    extinction (Noun) : the state of stopping to live or exist
    survival (Noun) : the state of continuing to live or exist, despite difficulty or danger
    evolution (Noun) : the gradual development of something
    development (Noun) : the gradual growth of something
    creation (Noun) : the act or process of making something/causing something to exist