Opposite Words Worksheet | Antonyms Worksheet

Fill in the blanks with a word opposite in meaning to the underlined word.

1. Martha’s father is dead, but her mother is still ————————

2. The kids are noisy today, but they were ———————– yesterday.

3. Most people are kind, but some are ————————-

4. People who are physically active tend to be healthier than those who lead an/a ——————– life.

5. Water boils at 100 degree Celsius; it usually ———————- at 0 degree Celsius.

6. The sea is calm today, but it was —————————- yesterday.

7. The nights are very hot, but the mornings are ————————-

8. ————————— history is more interesting than modern history.

9. My father ———————– home at 8 am and returns at 9 pm.

10. The train arrives at 9.30 and ———————– at 9.45.

11. Reena has been lucky in her life, but her brother seems to be quite ———————

12. His father encouraged him to pursue a career in sports but his mother ———————- him.

13. Most of our streets are narrow, but a few are ————————

14. Peter was ———————– by a lower court, but later he was acquitted by a higher court.

15. Iron is a common metal, but radium is a ———————– metal.

Answers

1. Martha’s father is dead, but her mother is still alive.

2. The kids are noisy today, but they were quiet yesterday.

3. Most people are kind, but some are unkind / cruel.

4. People who are physically active tend to be healthier than those who lead an/a inactive / sedentary life.

5. Water boils at 100 degree Celsius; it usually freezes at 0 degree Celsius.

6. The sea is calm today, but it was rough yesterday.

7. The nights are very hot, but the mornings are cold.

8. Ancient history is more interesting than modern history.

9. My father leaves home at 8 am and returns at 9 pm.

10. The train arrives at 9.30 and departs at 9.45.

11. Reena has been lucky in her life, but her brother seems to be quite unlucky.

12. His father encouraged him to pursue a career in sports but his mother discouraged him.

13. Most of our streets are narrow, but a few are wide.

14. Peter was convicted by a lower court, but later he was acquitted by a higher court.

15. Iron is a common metal, but radium is a rare metal.

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