+1000 Opposite Words in English, Antonyms List

+1000 Opposite Words in English! This tutorial will explain what an antonym is, how it is used in writing, and why knowing antonyms is crucial in all types of writing. A term that reflects a meaning that is diametrically opposed to that of another word, in which case the two words are antonyms. Antonyms and opposites are synonyms. Something that is in opposition to something else that is frequently specified.

Antonyms (opposite words) are a common word type that can be found in practically any genre of writing. Most people would be startled to learn that they almost always utilize antonyms without even realizing it. Many people, on the other hand, have no idea what an antonym is.

1000 Opposite Words in English, 1000 Antonyms

1000 opposites

  • active → lazy
  • after → before
  • already → not yet
  • angel → devil
  • approximately → exactly
  • asleep → awake
  • awful → nice
  • be interested in → bore
  • before → after
  • black → white
  • body → soul
  • brave → cowardly
  • calm → excited
  • certainly → probably
  • clever → stupid
  • comedy → drama
  • cowardly → brave
  • dangerous → safe
  • deep → shallow
  • departure → arrival
  • dictatorship → republic
  • different → alike
  • down → up
  • east → west
  • end → beginning
  • even → odd
  • exclude → include
  • failure → success
  • few → many
  • flat → hilly
  • foreigner → native
  • freeze → melt
  • future → past
  • go → come
  • handsome → ugly
  • healthy → ill
  • hilly → flat
  • huge → tiny
  • ignore → notice
  • innocent → guilty
  • land → water
  • leave → arrive
  • lie → stand
  • little → much
  • lovely → terrible
  • man → woman
  • mean → generous
  • modern → ancient
  • narrow → broad
  • never → always
  • noisy → quiet
  • notice → ignore
  • old → modern
  • other → same
  • partial → total
  • plenty → lack
  • present → past
  • pull → push
  • raise → lower
  • remember → forget
  • right → wrong
  • sad → happy
  • satisfy → annoy
  • scream → whisper
  • serious → funny
  • shout → whisper
  • single → married
  • soft → hard
  • south → north
  • stand → lie
  • suburb → centre
  • sunny → cloudy
  • unity → division
  • valley → mountain
  • vowel → consonant
  • wealthy → poor
  • whole → part

 

  • accidental → intentional
  • afraid → brave
  • allow → forbid
  • ancient → modern
  • apart → together
  • ask → answer
  • awake → asleep
  • beauty → ugliness
  • bitter → sweet
  • boy → girl
  • buy → sell
  • centre → outskirts
  • clear → cloudy
  • come → go
  • constant → changeable
  • courageous → cowardly
  • danger → security
  • death → birth
  • depart → arrive
  • devil → angel
  • domestic → foreign
  • early → late
  • end → begin
  • equal → different
  • exciting → boring
  • fail → succeed
  • female → male
  • fix → break
  • foreign → domestic
  • free → arrest
  • funny → serious
  • give → take
  • happy → sad
  • health → disease
  • high → low
  • hot → cold
  • in front of → back
  • increase → reduce
  • intentional → accidental
  • lady → gentleman
  • land → take off
  • learn → teach
  • let → forbid
  • little → big
  • love → hate
  • male → female
  • maximum → minimum
  • moderate → extreme
  • much → little
  • nephew → niece
  • nobody → everybody
  • nothing → everything
  • often → seldom
  • ordinary → special
  • part → whole

1000 antonyms

  • plant → harvest
  • presence → absence
  • protection → attack
  • quiet → loud
  • regret → satisfaction
  • rich → poor
  • rural → urban
  • satisfaction → regret
  • save → spend
  • separate → connect
  • short → long
  • sink → rise
  • smooth → rough
  • sour → sweet
  • stop → start
  • stupid → clever
  • sun → moon
  • under → over
  • vacant → occupied
  • voluntary → compulsory
  • wealth → poverty
  • white → black
  • abundance → lack
  • advanced → elementary
  • alive → dead
  • ancestor → descendant
  • answer → question
  • artificial → natural
  • attic → cellar
  • bad → good
  • below → above
  • big → small
  • borrow → lend
  • build → destroy
  • ceiling → floor
  • children → parents
  • cold → hot
  • compulsory → voluntary
  • correct → wrong
  • cry → laugh
  • day → night
  • delicious → awful
  • destroy → build
  • distant → near
  • divorce → marriage
  • dull → interesting
  • emigration → immigration
  • enter → leave
  • exactly → approximately
  • exposure → shelter
  • fat → slim
  • finish → start
  • for → against
  • forward → backward
  • front → rear
  • gentle → violent
  • giant → tiny
  • good luck → bad luck
  • guilty → innocent
  • hate → enjoy
  • here → there
  • horizontal → vertical
  • hungry → thirsty
  • import → export
  • in front of → back
  • kind → cruel
  • laugh → cry
  • like → hate
  • loser → winner
  • marry → divorce
  • minimum → maximum
  • minor → major
  • morning → evening
  • negative → affirmative
  • night → day
  • north → south
  • odd → even
  • opponent → supporter
  • over → under
  • peace → war
  • poverty → wealth
  • professional → amateur
  • question → answer
  • reduce → increase
  • republic → dictatorship
  • rough → smooth
  • salt → sugar
  • send → receive
  • sharp → blunt
  • silly → intelligent
  • slow → fast
  • son → daughter
  • start → stop
  • strong → weak
  • sugar → salt
  • ugly → beautiful
  • useful → useless
  • village → town
  • water → land
  • wet → dry
  • absence → presence
  • adult → child
  • alike → different
  • amuse → bore
  • answer → ask
  • arrive → depart
  • attack → defense
  • backward → forward
  • bad luck → good luck
  • beautiful → ugly
  • behind → in front of
  • boring → exciting
  • brother → sister
  • catch → miss
  • child → adult
  • cloudy → clear
  • connect → separate
  • cool → warm
  • cry → whisper
  • daughter → son
  • defend → attack
  • desperate → hopeful
  • disease → health
  • divorce → marry
  • drama → comedy
  • emigrate → immigrate
  • enjoy → hate
  • everything → nothing
  • export → import
  • fast → slow
  • finish → begin
  • forbid → allow
  • form → destroy
  • friend → enemy
  • gentleman → lady
  • guest → host
  • harvest → plant
  • hell → heaven
  • hopeless → hopeful
  • humid → dry
  • immigration → emigration
  • intelligent → silly
  • junior → senior
  • late → early
  • less → more
  • light → heavy
  • lose → win
  • married → divorced
  • midnight → noon
  • more → less
  • natural → artificial
  • niece → nephew
  • normal → strange
  • occupied → vacant
  • open → closed
  • outskirts → centre
  • past → future
  • poor → rich
  • probably → certainly
  • push → pull
  • receive → send
  • reply → question
  • rough → gentle
  • safety → danger
  • sell → buy
  • shallow → deep
  • silent → noisy
  • slim → fat
  • sometimes → often
  • stand → sit
  • strict → gentle
  • subtract → add
  • ugliness → beauty
  • urban → rural
  • victory → defeat
  • waste → save
  • west → east
  • above → below
  • admit → deny
  • agree → refuse
  • amateur → professional
  • annoy → satisfy
  • arrival → departure
  • attack → defend
  • background → foreground
  • beginning → end
  • better → worse
  • bore → amuse
  • broad → narrow
  • careless → careful
  • cheap → expensive
  • closed → open
  • compliment → insult
  • continue → interrupt
  • cruel → human
  • dawn → dusk
  • defence → attack
  • descent → ascent
  • dirty → clean
  • division → unity
  • dry → humid
  • elementary → advanced
  • enemy → friend
  • everybody → nobody
  • expensive → cheap
  • far → near
  • find → lose
  • follow → lead
  • fortune → bad luck
  • fresh → old/stale
  • generous → mean
  • grown-up → child
  • hard → easy
  • heavy → light
  • hopeful → desperate
  • humane → cruel
  • immigrate → emigrate
  • insult → compliment
  • interrupt → continue
  • last → first
  • lend → borrow
  • light → dark
  • long → short
  • lower → raise
  • marriage → divorce
  • mess → order
  • moon → sun
  • native → foreigner
  • nice → awful
  • none of → a lot of
  • occasionally → frequently
  • on → off
  • outside → inside
  • pass → fail
  • polite → rude
  • private → public
  • pupil → teacher
  • rear → front
  • reply → ask
  • rise → sink
  • safe → dangerous
  • seldom → often
  • set free → arrest
  • sick → healthy
  • sit → stand
  • some → many
  • spring → autumn
  • strange → normal
  • success → failure
  • trust → suspect
  • up → down
  • visitor → host
  • warm → cool
  • well- ill

1000 antonyms list

  • about → exactly
  • add → subtract
  • against → for
  • always → never
  • animal → human
  • argue → agree
  • back → in front of
  • begin → end
  • best → worst
  • blunt → sharp
  • break → fix
  • careful → careless
  • changeable → constant
  • close → open
  • complicated → simple
  • construction → destruction
  • create → destroy
  • dark → light
  • defeat → victory
  • descendant → ancestor
  • die → live
  • difficult → easy
  • downstairs → upstairs
  • easy → difficult
  • ending → beginning
  • evening → morning
  • exit → entrance
  • false → true
  • final → first
  • floor → ceiling
  • forget → remember
  • frequently → occasionally
  • general → particular
  • good → bad
  • heaven → hell
  • hit → miss
  • human → animal
  • ill → healty
  • inside → outside
  • interesting → boring
  • large → small
  • left → right
  • life → death
  • live → die
  • low → high
  • many → few
  • men → women
  • mend → break
  • monarchy → republic
  • nasty → nice
  • new → ancient
  • noon → midnight
  • now → then
  • open → closed
  • out → in
  • particular → general
  • pleasant → awful
  • pretty → ugly
  • public → private
  • rainy → sunny
  • repair → damage
  • right → left
  • sadness → happiness
  • security → danger
  • servant → master
  • shut → open
  • sister → brother
  • solid → liquid
  • special → general
  • stranger → native
  • succeed → fail
  • true → false
  • unite → divide
  • vertical → horizontal
  • war → peace
  • wedding → divorce
  • wide → narrow
  • accept → refuse
  • affirmative → negative
  • all → none
  • ancestor → descendant
  • antonym → synonym
  • ascent → descent
  • autumn → spring
  • bad luck → fortune
  • birth → death
  • bottom → top
  • busy → lazy
  • cellar → attic
  • clean → dirty
  • cold → heat
  • consonant → vowel
  • courage → fear
  • damage → repair
  • dead → alive
  • deny → admit
  • destruction → construction
  • divide → unite
  • divorced → married
  • dusk → dawn
  • empty → full
  • entrance → exit
  • excited → calm
  • extreme → moderate
  • fear → courage
  • first → final
  • foreground → background
  • full → empty
  • girl → boy
  • happiness → sadness
  • heat → cold
  • high → deep
  • host → guest
  • husband → wife
  • in → out
  • include → exclude
  • lack → abundance
  • lazy → active
  • lead → follow
  • liquid → solid
  • loud → quiet
  • major → minor
  • master → servant
  • melt → freeze
  • miss → catch
  • miss → hit
  • mountain → valley
  • near → distant
  • no → yes
  • not yet → already
  • off → on
  • order → mess
  • parents → children
  • permit → forbid
  • powerful → weak
  • protect → attack
  • quick → slow
  • refuse → agree
  • rest → work
  • rude → polite
  • same → different
  • senior → junior
  • shelter → exposure
  • simple → complicated
  • small → big
  • soul → body
  • start → finish
  • student → teacher
  • summer → winter
  • upstairs → downstairs
  • useless → useful
  • violent → gentle
  • weak → powerful
  • whisper → scream

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