Opposites worksheet

From the given options choose the word that is opposite in meaning to the keyword.

1. Impervious

a) flexible
b) not responsive
c) solid
d) resistant
e) not letting something through

2. Impetuous

a) spontaneous
b) impulsive
c) deliberate
d) momentum
e) staggering

3. Impiety

a) irreverence
b) piety
c) wickedness
d) recklessness
e) rational

4. Implacable

a) incapable of being pacified
b) callous
c) that can be appeased
d) ruthless
e) responsive

5. Implicate

a) clear
b) improper
c) connect
d) accuse
e) none of these

6. Implicit

a) inherent
b) contained
c) understood
d) embedded
e) explicit

7. Importunate

a) urgent or pressing
b) demanding
c) persistent
d) fortunate
e) relenting

8. Impromptu

a) prepared
b) unprepared
c) off-the-cuff
d) extemporized
e) done spontaneously

9. Improvident

a) profligate
b) reckless
c) sensible
d) wasteful
e) none of these

10. Impugn

a) incapable
b) attribute
c) clear
d) charge
e) censure

11. Inadvertent

a) unintentional
b) deliberate
c) premeditated
d) accidental
e) reckless

12. Inane

a) sensible
b) rash
c) frivolous
d) mindless
e) silly

13. Incessant

a) sporadic
b) nonstop
c) ceaseless
d) bounteous
e) constant

14. Inchoate

a) embryonic
b) undeveloped
c) mature
d) choke
e) tentative

15. Incipient

a) established
b) just beginning
c) budding
d) early
e) none of these


1. flexible

2. deliberate

3. piety

4. that can be appeased

5. clear

6. explicit

7. relenting

8. prepared

9. sensible

10. clear

11. deliberate

12. sensible

13. sporadic

14. mature

15. established