Antonyms


Direction: In the following questions, choose the word OPPOSITE in meaning to the given word given in bold in each of the following questions :

  1. RATIFICATION
    1. disapproval
    2. disagreeable
    3. denial
    4. disturbing

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    disapproval (Noun) : a feeling that you don’t like an idea, an action or somebody’s behaviour because you think it is bad, not suitable or going to affect in somebody else.
    ractification (Noun) : making something valid by confirming it officially/formally
    disagreeable (Adjective) : not nice and enjoyable ; unpleasant; rude and unfriendly
    denial (Noun) : a statement that says something is not true or does not exist
    disturbing (Adjective) : making you feel anxious and upset or shocked

    Correct Option: A

    disapproval (Noun) : a feeling that you don’t like an idea, an action or somebody’s behaviour because you think it is bad, not suitable or going to affect in somebody else.
    ractification (Noun) : making something valid by confirming it officially/formally
    disagreeable (Adjective) : not nice and enjoyable ; unpleasant; rude and unfriendly
    denial (Noun) : a statement that says something is not true or does not exist
    disturbing (Adjective) : making you feel anxious and upset or shocked


  1. ROUGH
    1. refined
    2. charming
    3. smooth
    4. polite

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    smooth (Adjective) : flat and even ; without problems ; polite and pleasant
    rough (Adjective) : not smooth ; uneven and irregular
    refined (Adjective) : made pure by taking out other substances ; polite, well–educated and able to judge the quality of things ; cultured
    charming (Adjective) : very pleasant or attractive
    polite (Adjective) : courteous ; having or showing good manners and respect for the feelings of others

    Correct Option: C

    smooth (Adjective) : flat and even ; without problems ; polite and pleasant
    rough (Adjective) : not smooth ; uneven and irregular
    refined (Adjective) : made pure by taking out other substances ; polite, well–educated and able to judge the quality of things ; cultured
    charming (Adjective) : very pleasant or attractive
    polite (Adjective) : courteous ; having or showing good manners and respect for the feelings of others



  1. IMPERTINENT
    1. arrogance
    2. appropriate
    3. respectful
    4. modest

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    respectful (Adjective) : feeling or showing respect
    impertinent (Adjective) : rude and not showing respect ; impolite
    arrogance (Noun) : the act of behaving in a proud, unpleasant way, showing little thought for other people
    appropriate (Adjective) : suitable, acceptable or correct for the particular circumstances
    modest (Adjective) : not very large, expensive, important, etc ; not talking much about your own abilities or possessions

    Correct Option: C

    respectful (Adjective) : feeling or showing respect
    impertinent (Adjective) : rude and not showing respect ; impolite
    arrogance (Noun) : the act of behaving in a proud, unpleasant way, showing little thought for other people
    appropriate (Adjective) : suitable, acceptable or correct for the particular circumstances
    modest (Adjective) : not very large, expensive, important, etc ; not talking much about your own abilities or possessions


  1. FALLIBLE
    1. unerring
    2. reliable
    3. falsehood
    4. trustful

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    unerring (Adjective) : always right or accurate; unfailing
    fallible (Adjective) : able to make mistakes or be wrong
    reliable (Adjective) : that can be trusted ; dependable
    falsehood (Noun) : the state of not being true
    trustful (Adjective) : full of trust ; reliable

    Correct Option: A

    unerring (Adjective) : always right or accurate; unfailing
    fallible (Adjective) : able to make mistakes or be wrong
    reliable (Adjective) : that can be trusted ; dependable
    falsehood (Noun) : the state of not being true
    trustful (Adjective) : full of trust ; reliable



  1. PAROCHIAL
    1. narrow
    2. international
    3. global
    4. worldwide

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    global (Adjective) : covering or affecting the whole world ; considering or including all parts of something
    parochial (Adjective) : only concerned with small issues that happen in your local area and not interested in more important things
    narrow (Adjective) : limited in a way that ignores important issues or the opinions of other people
    international (Adjective) : connected with two or more countries
    worldwide (Adjective) : affecting all parts of the world

    Correct Option: C

    global (Adjective) : covering or affecting the whole world ; considering or including all parts of something
    parochial (Adjective) : only concerned with small issues that happen in your local area and not interested in more important things
    narrow (Adjective) : limited in a way that ignores important issues or the opinions of other people
    international (Adjective) : connected with two or more countries
    worldwide (Adjective) : affecting all parts of the world