Antonym MCQ-5

fallacious is most opposite to

(A) perfect
(B) truthful
(C) accidental
(D) disarming

Explanation:-
fallacious means tending to deceive; truthful means disposed to tell the truth

gumption is most opposite to

(A) seriousness
(B) apathy
(C) levity
(D) despair

Explanation:-
gumption means initiative, or drive; apathy means a lack of interest or concern

ecstasy is most opposite to

(A) hate
(B) agony
(C) languor
(D) fatigue

Explanation:-
ecstasy means a state of rapturous delight; agony means intense pain of mind or body

astute is most opposite to

(A) distraught
(B) careful
(C) generous
(D) gullible

Explanation:-
astute means shrewd or showing acute mental vision; gullible means easily duped or cheated

winsome is most opposite to

(A) dour
(B) attractive
(C) mysterious
(D) clever

Explanation:-
winsome means cheerful and engaging; dour means gloomy or sullen

droll is most opposite to

(A) forget
(B) charm
(C) sedate
(D) absurd

Explanation:-
droll means to have a humorous or odd quality; sedate means unruffled or serious

enigmatic is most opposite to

(A) healthy
(B) watchful
(C) disastrous
(D) obvious

Explanation:-
enigmatic means mysterious or obscure, therefore obvious is the opposite

obtuse is most opposite to

(A) slim
(B) acute
(C) opaque
(D) thick

Explanation:-
obtuse means insensitive or stupid; acute means marked by keen perception or shrewd

obsequious is most opposite to

(A) clear
(B) clever
(C) domineering
(D) dandified

Explanation:-
obsequious means subservient or fawning; domineering means exercising overbearing control

doleful is most opposite to

(A) empty
(B) rich
(C) witty
(D) vivacious

Explanation:-
doleful means full of grief or cheerless; vivacious means full of life and spirit

wanton is most opposite to

(A) merciful
(B) repast
(C) brilliant
(D) vicious

Explanation:-
one meaning of wanton is malicious or merciless, therefore merciful is the opposite

banal is most opposite to

(A) sincere
(B) wealthy
(C) extraordinary
(D) trustworthy

Explanation:-
banal means trite or commonplace, therefore extraordinary is the opposite

lugubrious is most opposite to

(A) quick
(B) cheerful
(C) salubrious
(D) dry

Explanation:-
lugubrious means mournful, or dismal, therefore cheerful is the opposite