Antonyms


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

  1. EQUILIBRIUM
    1. composure
    2. imbalance
    3. stability
    4. inequality

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    imbalance (Noun) : no balance or equilibrium
    equilibrium (Noun) : a state of balance, especially between opposing forces/ influences; a calm state of mind and a balance of emotions
    composure (N.) : the state of being calm and in control of your feelings/behaviour

    Correct Option: B

    imbalance (Noun) : no balance or equilibrium
    equilibrium (Noun) : a state of balance, especially between opposing forces/ influences; a calm state of mind and a balance of emotions
    composure (N.) : the state of being calm and in control of your feelings/behaviour


  1. REPRIMANDED
    1. rebuked
    2. praised
    3. admonished
    4. shouted

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    praise (Verb) : to express your approval or admiration for compliment
    reprimand (Verb) : to tell somebody officially that you do not approve of them/ their actions
    rebuked (V.) : to speak severely to somebody because he has done something wrong
    admonished (V.) : to tell somebody firmly that you do not approve of something that he has done

    Correct Option: B

    praise (Verb) : to express your approval or admiration for compliment
    reprimand (Verb) : to tell somebody officially that you do not approve of them/ their actions
    rebuked (V.) : to speak severely to somebody because he has done something wrong
    admonished (V.) : to tell somebody firmly that you do not approve of something that he has done



  1. EFFEMINATE
    1. feminine
    2. androgynous
    3. soft
    4. manly

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    manly effeminate (Adjective) : behaving/ sounding like a woman/ girl
    androgynous (Adj.) : having both male and female characteristics

    Correct Option: D

    manly effeminate (Adjective) : behaving/ sounding like a woman/ girl
    androgynous (Adj.) : having both male and female characteristics


  1. HOSTILE
    1. joyful
    2. helpful
    3. friendly
    4. violent

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    friendly hostile (Adj.) : very unfriendly or aggressive and ready to argue or fight ; opposed to.

    Correct Option: C

    friendly hostile (Adj.) : very unfriendly or aggressive and ready to argue or fight ; opposed to.



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

  1. SEAMY
    1. honest
    2. pure
    3. unpleasant
    4. sincere

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    pure (Adjective) : morally good ; complete; clean.
    seamy (Adj.) : unpleasant and immoral ; sordid.
    sincere (Adj.) : genuine, honest.

    Correct Option: B

    pure (Adjective) : morally good ; complete; clean.
    seamy (Adj.) : unpleasant and immoral ; sordid.
    sincere (Adj.) : genuine, honest.