Antonyms worksheet

Against each key word are given five suggested meanings. Choose the word or phrase which is opposite in meaning to the key word.

1. Inclination

a) disgust
b) reflection
c) aversion
d) decline

2. Inculpate

a) accuse
b) exonerate
c) barbaric

d) sensitive

3. Indifferent

a) apathetic
b) kind
c) responsible
d) compassionate

4. Inference

a) conclusion
b) foreknowledge
c) kindness
d) caution

5. Infinite

a) limited
b) overdone
c) endless
d) boundless

6. Ingenuity

a) stupidity
b) certain
c) skillful
d) cleverness

7. Insolent

a) innocent
b) brazen
c) magnificent
d) courteous

8. Install

a) add
b) enter
c) dethrone
d) claim

9. Intellect

a) reason
b) sane
c) inanity
d) rational

10. Intentional

a) accidental
b) cautious
c) premeditated

d) designed

11. Intrinsic

a) significant
b) extrinsic
c) congenital
d) innate

12. Invincible

a) vulnerable
b) beatable
c) unbeatable
d) omnipotent

13. Isolation

a) separation
b) segregation
c) loneliness
d) association

14. Jade

a) dull
b) fresh
c) lackluster
d) tired

15. Jaunt

a) leave
b) remain
c) return
d) stay

16. Jealousy

a) ill will
b) kindness
c) happiness
d) unhappiness

17. Jeer

a) laugh rudely
b) mock
c) applaud
d) express displeasure

18. Jeopardize

a) protect
b) perilous
c) endanger
d) serve

19. Jocular

a) playful
b) dull
c) humorous
d) funny

20. Jittery

a) careless
b) stable
c) strong
d) shaky


1. aversion

2. exonerate

3. responsible

4. foreknowledge

5. limited

6. stupidity

7. courteous

8. dethrone

9. inanity

10. accidental

11. extrinsic

12. beatable

13. association

14. fresh

15. stay

16. happiness

17. applaud

18. protect

19. dull

20. stable