Antonyms


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

  1. WARY
    1. conscientious
    2. daring
    3. thrifty
    4. rash

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    rash (Adjective) : impulsive ; reckless ; doing something that may not be sensible without first thinking about the possible results wary (Adjective) : cautious ; careful while dealing with somebody/something
    conscientious (Adjective) :taking care to do things carefully and correctly
    daring (Adjective) : brave
    thrifty (Adjective) : stingy

    Correct Option: D

    rash (Adjective) : impulsive ; reckless ; doing something that may not be sensible without first thinking about the possible results wary (Adjective) : cautious ; careful while dealing with somebody/something
    conscientious (Adjective) :taking care to do things carefully and correctly
    daring (Adjective) : brave
    thrifty (Adjective) : stingy


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

  1. INADVERTENTLY
    1. secretly
    2. accidentally
    3. completely
    4. deliberately

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    deliberately (Adverb) : intentionally; on purpose; slowly and carefully; not by chance
    inadvertently (Adverb): unintentionally ; by accident ; without intending to
    secretly (Adverb) : not openly
    accidently (Adverb) : by accident
    completely (Adverb) : totally

    Correct Option: D

    deliberately (Adverb) : intentionally; on purpose; slowly and carefully; not by chance
    inadvertently (Adverb): unintentionally ; by accident ; without intending to
    secretly (Adverb) : not openly
    accidently (Adverb) : by accident
    completely (Adverb) : totally



  1. OBTUSE
    1. sharp-witted
    2. transparent
    3. timid
    4. blunt

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    sharp–witted (Adjective) : having sharp intelligence
    obtuse (Adjective) : slow or unwilling to understand ; blunt
    transparent (Adjective) : not opaque
    timid (Adjective) : not brave ; shy and nervous
    blunt (Adjective) : saying exactly what you think without trying to be polite

    Correct Option: A

    sharp–witted (Adjective) : having sharp intelligence
    obtuse (Adjective) : slow or unwilling to understand ; blunt
    transparent (Adjective) : not opaque
    timid (Adjective) : not brave ; shy and nervous
    blunt (Adjective) : saying exactly what you think without trying to be polite


  1. LUNACY
    1. sanity
    2. stupidity
    3. sensibility
    4. insanity

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    sanity (Noun) : the state of having a normal healthy mind ; the state of being sensible and reasonable
    lunacy (Noun) : behaviour that is stupid or crazy ; madness ; mental illness
    stupidity (Noun) : behaviour that shows a lack of thought or good judgement ; the state or quality of being slow to learn and not clever/intelligent
    sensibility (Noun) : the ability to experience and understand deep/feelings
    insanity (Noun) : madness ; lunacy

    Correct Option: A

    sanity (Noun) : the state of having a normal healthy mind ; the state of being sensible and reasonable
    lunacy (Noun) : behaviour that is stupid or crazy ; madness ; mental illness
    stupidity (Noun) : behaviour that shows a lack of thought or good judgement ; the state or quality of being slow to learn and not clever/intelligent
    sensibility (Noun) : the ability to experience and understand deep/feelings
    insanity (Noun) : madness ; lunacy



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

  1. AMATEUR
    1. novice
    2. professional
    3. lover
    4. apprentices

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    professional (Noun) : a competent person ; a person who does an activity as a paid job rather than as a hobby
    amateur (Adjective) : doing something for enjoyment/interest, not as a job ; novice
    novice (Noun) : a person who is new and has little experience in a skill, job or situation
    lover (Noun) : a person who loves or is loved
    apprentice (Noun) : a young person who works for an employer for a fixed period of time in order to learn the particular skills needed in his job

    Correct Option: B

    professional (Noun) : a competent person ; a person who does an activity as a paid job rather than as a hobby
    amateur (Adjective) : doing something for enjoyment/interest, not as a job ; novice
    novice (Noun) : a person who is new and has little experience in a skill, job or situation
    lover (Noun) : a person who loves or is loved
    apprentice (Noun) : a young person who works for an employer for a fixed period of time in order to learn the particular skills needed in his job