Antonyms


Direction: Choose the word opposite in meaning to the given word.

  1. Instinctive
    1. Innate
    2. Rational
    3. Inherent
    4. Inborn

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    The word Instinctive (Adjective) means: natural: based on instinct not thought or training.

    Correct Option: B

    The word Instinctive (Adjective) means: natural: based on instinct not thought or training.
    The word Rational (Adjective) means: reasonable.


  1. Gregarious
    1. Sociable
    2. Societal
    3. Unsociable
    4. Solitary

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    Gregarious denotes tending to associate with others of the same species.

    Correct Option: C

    Gregarious denotes tending to associate with others of the same species and unsociable is the opposite.



  1. Obtuse
    1. Sharp-witted
    2. Transparent
    3. Timid
    4. Blunt

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    Obtuse means stupid or slow to understand.

    Correct Option: A

    Obtuse means stupid or slow to understand.


  1. Pathetic
    1. Comic
    2. Ridiculous
    3. Dramatic
    4. Trivial

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    The meaning of Pathetic ( adjective ) : Sad, affecting. The meaning of comic (noun): funny.

    Correct Option: A

    The meaning of Pathetic (adj.) : Sad, affecting. The meaning of comic (noun) : funny. “Comic” is opposite to given word.



  1. Relinquish
    1. Relish
    2. Continue
    3. Vanish
    4. Quench

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    The opposite of 'relinquish' is 'continue'.

    Correct Option: B

    The opposite of 'relinquish' is 'continue'. Relinquish means to 'give up'.