Antonyms MCQ-58

English Language Antonyms SSC,IBPS Clerks,RRB,Bank Exams,SBI Pos

impervious is most dissimilar to

(A) kind
(B) disastrous
(C) prone
(D) perfect

Explanation:-
impervious means to be incapable of being affected or disturbed; prone means having a tendency or inclination, or being likely

talent

(A) ungrateful
(B) silent
(C) show
(D) inability

Explanation:-
a talent is a special creative or artistic ability, therefore inability is the opposite

meager

(A) kind
(B) generous
(C) thoughtful
(D) copious

Explanation:-
meager means lacking in quality or quantity; copious means present in large quantity, or abundant

sapient

(A) hunched
(B) strong
(C) simple
(D) simian

Explanation:-
sapient means possessing great wisdom, or sage; one meaning of simple is deficient in intelligence

pivotal is most opposite to

(A) turning
(B) wavy
(C) unimportant
(D) clear

Explanation:-
pivotal means very important, or crucial, therefore unimportant is the opposite

winsome is most opposite to

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

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

gainsay is most opposite to

(A) regret
(B) own
(C) prudent
(D) prude

Explanation:-
to gainsay means to deny; one meaning of to own is to admit

animosity

(A) love
(B) plantlike
(C) barren
(D) tiny

Explanation:-
animosity means resentment or hostility, therefore love is the opposite

popular

(A) empty
(B) uncommon
(C) famous
(D) feisty

Explanation:-
popular means frequently encountered or accepted, or common, therefore uncommon is the opposite

effete

(A) conquer
(B) proper
(C) prosperous
(D) civilized

Explanation:-
effete means weak or decadent; one meaning of proper is virtuous or respectable

resilient is most dissimilar to

(A) stubborn
(B) careless
(C) substantial
(D) flimsy

Explanation:-
to malign means to speak false or harmful things of, or to slander

tragic

(A) boring
(B) mysterious
(C) comic
(D) incredulous

Explanation:-
tragic means regrettably serious or sorrowful; comic means humorous

frivolous

(A) pious
(B) inexpensive
(C) serious
(D) contemptuous

Explanation:-
frivolous means lacking seriousness, therefore serious is the most dissimilar

dubious

(A) reliable
(B) pleasing
(C) rhythmic
(D) careful

Explanation:-
dubious means questionable or unreliable, therefore reliable is the most dissimilar

vituperation

(A) alacrity
(B) alertness
(C) reparation
(D) acclaim

Explanation:-
vituperation means bitter condemnation; acclaim means praise

abolish is most dissimilar to

(A) vote
(B) punish
(C) avoid
(D) establish

Explanation:-
to abolish means to do away with entirely; to establish means to bring into existence

resplendent is most dissimilar to

(A) illuminated
(B) disarming
(C) dowdy
(D) delightful

Explanation:-
resplendent means characterized by glowing splendor; dowdy means not neat or attractive in appearance, or shabby

craven is most dissimilar to

(A) stalwart
(B) release
(C) distinguished
(D) comfortable

Explanation:-
craven means cowardly; stalwart means marked by outstanding strength or vigor

impromptu

(A) rehearsed
(B) bizarre
(C) foolish
(D) disarming

Explanation:-
impromptu means unplanned or unrehearsed; rehearsed means trained or practiced

obstreperous

(A) short
(B) tame
(C) strict
(D) distant

Explanation:-
obstreperous means stubbornly resistant to control or unruly; tame means docile or submissive