Antonyms


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

  1. CONFIDENT
    1. worried
    2. pessimistic
    3. diffident
    4. depressed

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    diffident (Adjective) : not having much confidence in yourself; shy
    confident (Adjective) : feeling sure about your own ability to do things and be successful
    worried (Adjective) : tense
    pessimistic (Adjective) : expecting bad things to happen and that something will not be successful
    depressed (Adjective) : very sad and without hope

    Correct Option: C

    diffident (Adjective) : not having much confidence in yourself; shy
    confident (Adjective) : feeling sure about your own ability to do things and be successful
    worried (Adjective) : tense
    pessimistic (Adjective) : expecting bad things to happen and that something will not be successful
    depressed (Adjective) : very sad and without hope


  1. NERVOUS
    1. flawless
    2. immature
    3. smooth
    4. composed

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    composed (Adjective) : calm and in control of your feelings
    nervous (Adjective) : anxious; easily worried; frightened
    flawless (Adjective) : perfect; without fault/defect
    immature (Adjective) : not fully developed/grown
    smooth (Adjective) : plain; not rugged

    Correct Option: D

    composed (Adjective) : calm and in control of your feelings
    nervous (Adjective) : anxious; easily worried; frightened
    flawless (Adjective) : perfect; without fault/defect
    immature (Adjective) : not fully developed/grown
    smooth (Adjective) : plain; not rugged



  1. VIRTUE
    1. vice
    2. failure
    3. fault
    4. offence

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    vice (Noun) : evil/immoral behaviour
    virtue (Noun) : a good/ attractive/useful quality/ behaviour/attitude
    failure (Noun) : lack of success
    fault (Noun) : defect; short– coming; mistake
    offence (Noun) : crime; an illegal act

    Correct Option: A

    vice (Noun) : evil/immoral behaviour
    virtue (Noun) : a good/ attractive/useful quality/ behaviour/attitude
    failure (Noun) : lack of success
    fault (Noun) : defect; short– coming; mistake
    offence (Noun) : crime; an illegal act


  1. BARREN
    1. fertile
    2. rich
    3. prosperous
    4. positive

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    fertile (Adjective) : not barren
    barren (Adjective) : infertile; not good enough for plants to grow on it
    rich (Adjective) : wealthy
    prosperous (Adjective) : affluent ; rich and successful
    positive (Adjective) : feeling confident and sure

    Correct Option: A

    fertile (Adjective) : not barren
    barren (Adjective) : infertile; not good enough for plants to grow on it
    rich (Adjective) : wealthy
    prosperous (Adjective) : affluent ; rich and successful
    positive (Adjective) : feeling confident and sure



  1. STINGY
    1. clean
    2. tight
    3. generous
    4. cheap

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    generous (Adjective) : kind
    stingy (Adjective) : not generous, especially with money; mean
    clean (Adjective) : not dirty
    tight (Adjective) : not loose
    cheap (Adjective) : inexpensive

    Correct Option: C

    generous (Adjective) : kind
    stingy (Adjective) : not generous, especially with money; mean
    clean (Adjective) : not dirty
    tight (Adjective) : not loose
    cheap (Adjective) : inexpensive