Antonyms


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

  1. AGGRESSIVE
    1. dull
    2. peaceful
    3. doleful
    4. inactive

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    peaceful (Adjective) : not involving in a war, violence or argument
    aggressive (Adjective) : angry and behaving in a threatening way ; ready to attack ; acting with force and determination in order to succeed
    dull (Adjective) : not bright
    doleful (Adjective) : very sad ; mournful
    inactive (Adjective) : not busy

    Correct Option: B

    peaceful (Adjective) : not involving in a war, violence or argument
    aggressive (Adjective) : angry and behaving in a threatening way ; ready to attack ; acting with force and determination in order to succeed
    dull (Adjective) : not bright
    doleful (Adjective) : very sad ; mournful
    inactive (Adjective) : not busy


  1. STATIONARY
    1. slowing
    2. standing
    3. moving
    4. writing

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    moving (Adjective) : in motion
    stationary (Adjective) : not moving ; static ; not intended to be moved ; not changing in condition or quantity
    slowing (Noun) : a decrease in speed
    standing (Adjective) : having a supporting base ; not moving or
    flowing (liquids) ; maintaining an erect position
    writing (Noun) : the act of creating written words ; the work of a writer

    Correct Option: C

    moving (Adjective) : in motion
    stationary (Adjective) : not moving ; static ; not intended to be moved ; not changing in condition or quantity
    slowing (Noun) : a decrease in speed
    standing (Adjective) : having a supporting base ; not moving or
    flowing (liquids) ; maintaining an erect position
    writing (Noun) : the act of creating written words ; the work of a writer



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

  1. PERIL
    1. fatal
    2. mortal
    3. uncertainty
    4. safety

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    safety (Noun) : the state of being safe and protected from danger or harm
    peril (Noun) : serious danger ; the fact of something being dangerous/harmful
    fatal (Adjective) : causing or ending in death; causing disaster or failure
    mortal (Adjective) : causing death or likely to cause death ; very serious
    uncertainty (Noun) : the state of being uncertain

    Correct Option: D

    safety (Noun) : the state of being safe and protected from danger or harm
    peril (Noun) : serious danger ; the fact of something being dangerous/harmful
    fatal (Adjective) : causing or ending in death; causing disaster or failure
    mortal (Adjective) : causing death or likely to cause death ; very serious
    uncertainty (Noun) : the state of being uncertain


  1. HOSTILE
    1. host
    2. proud
    3. systematic
    4. sympathetic

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    sympathetic (Adjective) : kind to somebody
    hostile (Adjective) : very unfriendly or aggressive and ready to argue or fight
    host (Verb) : to organize an event ; to compere
    proud (Adjective) : haughty
    systematic (Adjective) : done according to a system or a plan, in a thorough, efficient or determined way

    Correct Option: D

    sympathetic (Adjective) : kind to somebody
    hostile (Adjective) : very unfriendly or aggressive and ready to argue or fight
    host (Verb) : to organize an event ; to compere
    proud (Adjective) : haughty
    systematic (Adjective) : done according to a system or a plan, in a thorough, efficient or determined way



  1. BARREN
    1. frigid
    2. fertile
    3. fallow
    4. ferrous

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    fertile (Adjective) : that produces good results or a lot of new ideas
    barren (Adjective) : infertile ; not producing anything good or useful
    frigid (Adjective) : frosty ; very cold ; not showing any feelings of friendship or kindness
    fallow (Adjective) : not successful ; a period of time when nothing is created or produced
    ferrous (Adjective) : connected with iron

    Correct Option: B

    fertile (Adjective) : that produces good results or a lot of new ideas
    barren (Adjective) : infertile ; not producing anything good or useful
    frigid (Adjective) : frosty ; very cold ; not showing any feelings of friendship or kindness
    fallow (Adjective) : not successful ; a period of time when nothing is created or produced
    ferrous (Adjective) : connected with iron