Antonyms are words that have the opposite (or nearly opposite) meaning. For example: new and old.

A

  • Ally (सहकारी) × Opponent ( विरोधक)
  • absent × present
  • accept × decline, refuse
  • accurate × inaccurate
  • admit × deny
  • advantage × disadvantage
  • agree × disagree
  • alive × dead
  • all × none, nothing
  • always × never
  • ancient × modern
  • answer × question
  • apart × together
  • appear × disappear, vanish
  • approve × disapprove
  • Approval ( मंजुरी) × Censorship ( बंदी )
  • arrive × depart
  • artificial × natural
  • ascend × descend
  • attractive × repulsive
  • awake × asleep

B

  • Barbarous (क्रूर , रानटी) × Civilised (सुसंस्कृत)
  • backward × forward
  • bad × good
  • beautiful × ugly
  • before × after
  • begin × end
  • below × above
  • bent × straight
  • best × worst
  • better × worse, worst
  • big × little, small
  • black × white
  • blame × praise
  • bless × curse
  • bitter × sweet
  • borrow × lend
  • bottom × top
  • boy × girl
  • brave × cowardly
  • build × destroy
  • bold × meek, timid
  • bound × free
  • bright × dim,
  • brighten × fade
  • broad × narrow

C

  • Celestial (स्वर्गीय) × Earthly (भौतिक)
  • Censorship ( बंदी ) × Approval ( पसंती )
  • Cajole (खुशामत करणे ) × Insult ( अवमान)
  • Chaos ( गोंधळ) × Order ( शिस्त)
  • Combat ( युद्ध करणे )× Amity (मैत्री करणे)
  • Coherent (स्पष्ट) × Incoherent ( संधीग्ध)
  • Cling (कवटाळणे )× Relinquish ( सोडून देणे)
  • Confidence (आत्मविश्वास) × Diffidence ( संकोची)
  • Confess (कबूल करणे)× Deny (नाकबूल करणे)
  • calm × windy, troubled
  • capable × incapable
  • careful × careless
  • cheap × expensive
  • cheerful × sad, discouraged, dreary
  • clear × cloudy, opaque
  • clever × stupid
  • clockwise × counterclockwise
  • close × far, distant
  • closed × open
  • cold × hot
  • combine × separate
  • come × go
  • comfort × discomfort
  • common × rare
  • contract × expand
  • cool × warm
  • correct × incorrect, wrong
  • courage × cowardice
  • create × destroy
  • crooked × straight
  • cruel × kind
  • compulsory × voluntary
  • courteous × discourteous, rude

D

  • dangerous × safe
  • dark × light
  • day × night
  • dead × alive
  • decline × accept, increase
  • decrease × increase
  • deep × shallow
  • definite × indefinite
  • demand × supply
  • despair × hope
  • Discipline ( शिस्त)× Chaos ( गोंधळ)
  • disappear × appear
  • diseased × healthy
  • Dissent (मतभेद)× Accord (सहमतीने)
  • down × up
  • downwards × upwards
  • dry × moist, wet
  • dull × bright, shiny

E

  • early × late
  • east × west
  • easy × hard, difficult
  • empty × full
  • encourage × discourage
  • end × begin, start
  • enter × exit
  • even × odd
  • export × import
  • external × internal

F

  • fade × brighten
  • fail × succeed
  • false × true
  • famous × unknown
  • far × near
  • fast × slow
  • fat × thin
  • few × many
  • find × lose
  • first × last
  • foolish × wise
  • fold × unfold
  • forget × remember
  • found × lost
  • friend × enemy
  • Foundation ( पाया ) × Zenith, Apex (कळस, सर्वोच्च )
  • Folly ( मूर्खपणा ) × Wisdom ( शहाणपण)

G

  • generous × stingy
  • gentle × rough
  • get × give
  • girl × boy
  • glad × sad, sorry
  • gloomy × cheerful
  • good × bad
  • great × tiny, small, unimportant
  • guest × host
  • guilty × innocent

H

  • happy × sad
  • hard × easy
  • hard × soft
  • harmful × harmless
  • hate × love
  • healthy × diseased, ill, sick
  • heaven × hell
  • heavy × light
  • here × there
  • Herbivore (शाकाहारी) × Carnivore(मांसाहार)
  • high × low
  • hill × valley
  • horizontal × vertical
  • hot × cold
  • humble × proud
  • Honour ( सन्मान ) × Dishonour ( मानहानी )

I

  • in × out
  • include × exclude
  • inhale × exhale
  • inner × outer
  • inside × outside
  • intelligent × stupid, unintelligent
  • interior × exterior

J

  • join × separate
  • junior × senior

K

  • knowledge × ignorance
  • known × unknown

L

  • landlord × tenant
  • large × small
  • last × first
  • laugh × cry
  • lawful × illegal
  • leader × follower
  • left × right
  • less × more
  • Lenient ( सौम्य ) × Severe ( जहाल )
  • Liberal ( उदारमतवादी ) × Conservative ( पुराणमतवादी )
  • like × dislike, hate
  • limited – boundless
  • little × big
  • long × short
  • loose × tight
  • loss × win
  • loud × quiet
  • low × high
  • Logical ( तार्किक ) × Illogical (अतर्क्य )

M

  • major × minor
  • many × few
  • mature × immature
  • maximum × minimum
  • melt × freeze
  • Modern (आधुनिक ) × Ancient (पौराणिक)

N

  • narrow × wide
  • near × far, distant
  • never × always
  • new × old
  • no × yes
  • noisy × quiet
  • none × some
  • north × south

O

  • odd × even
  • offer × refuse
  • old × young
  • on × off
  • open × closed, shut
  • opposite × same, similar
  • out × in
  • over × under

P

  • past × present
  • peace × war
  • permanent × temporary
  • plural × singular
  • polite × rude, impolite
  • possible × impossible
  • powerful × weak
  • pretty × ugly
  • private × public
  • pure × impure, contaminated
  • push × pull

Q

  • qualified × unqualified
  • quiet × loud, noisy

R

  • Reckless ( निष्काळजी ) × Cautious ( सावध)
  • REPUTATION (सर्वज्ञात , प्रसिध्द , नावलौकिक , प्रतिष्ठा) x Disrepute
  • raise × lower
  • rapid × slow
  • rare × common
  • regular × irregular
  • real × fake
  • rich × poor
  • right × left, wrong
  • rough × smooth

S

  • safe × unsafe
  • Savage ( रानटी , क्रूर ) × Civilized ( सुंस्कृत )
  • secure × insecure
  • scatter × collect
  • separate × join, together
  • shallow × deep
  • shrink × grow
  • sick × healthy, ill
  • simple × complex, hard
  • singular × plural
  • sink × float
  • slim × fat, thick
  • sorrow × joy
  • start – finish
  • strong × weak
  • success × failure
  • sunny × cloudy
  • Scarce (दुर्मिळ , अपुरा , तुटपुंजा) – -Abundant

T

U

V

  • Vanish (अदृश्य) ✖️ appear ( सदृश्य)
  • Veil (पडदा, बुरखा) ✖️ uncover,disclose (उघडा)
  • Victory (विजय) ✖️ defeat (पराजय,हारणे)
  • Violent (हिंसामय) ✖️ gentle (सौम्य)
  • Vindictive (खुनशी) ✖️ kindly, forgiving (दयाळू)


W

X

Y

Z




1. Inevitable- Avoidable
2. Exceptional- Common
3. Permanent- Temporary
4. Dim- Luminous
5. Reckless- Careful6. Explicit- Ambiguous
7. Incredible- Believable
8. Repel- Attract
9. Rapidly- Slowly
10. Meticulous- Careless
11. Barbarous- Civilized
12. Successor- Predecessor
13. Urban- Rural
14. Conclusive- Indecisive
15. Terminate-Begin
16. Niggardly- Lavishly
17. Advanced- Receded
18. Enlightened- Ignorant
19. Moderate- Extreme
20. Superficial- Thorough
21. Scorn- Admiration
22. Trivial- Serious
23. Loquacious- Reserved
24. Confiscate- Release
25. Often- Rarely
26. Eminent- Notorious
27. Embark upon- Conclude
28. Diffidence- Boldness
29. Paucity- Plenty
30. Triggered- Choked
31. Fastidious- Adjustable
32. Grandiose- Simple
33. Bleak- Bright
34. Insolent- Humble
35. Lurid- Mild
36. Unscrupulous- Conscientious
37. Melodious- Tuneless
38. Contaminate- Purify
39. Frugal- Extravagant
40. Falling off- Improvement
41. Genial- Unkind
42. Shallow- Deep
43. Immune- Vulnerable
44. Veneration- Disrespect
45. Yield to- Resist
46. Concur- Disagree
47. Vague- Precise
48. Humility- Pride
49. Extol- Censure
50. Takes off- Lands

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