Opposite of Straight, Antonyms of Straight with meaning and Example Sentences in English PDF

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Opposite of Straight, Antonyms of Straight with meaning and Example Sentences in English

What are opposite words or antonyms?

Opposite words or Antonyms means those words that oppose the meaning of each other completely. For example Dark/Light, White/Black etc.

Normally the question that comes to mind when we are trying to learn these vocabulary words is that “Why should I memorize these Opposites when I know the basic words?”

Before answering to your question I would like to tell you that we have covered almost all the basic and daily use vocabulary words and you can Download PDF of these words at the End of lesson.

These words are very useful in our daily routine vocabulary. Here I will tell you what are the benefits of using antonym and opposites? If you know the opposites of all the vocabulary words in your collection then your collection can be increased and you have a variety of words to use in your conversation. In your writing and speaking if you use the variety of words instead using repeating the same words it will cast a good impression. And your writing and speaking will become professional.

Note: You must know that antonyms and synonyms are two different terms. Synonyms means the words that have same meanings but in case of antonym it is completely different as I discussed above.

Opposite of Straight, Antonyms of Straight with meaning and Example Sentences in English PDF

What is the meaning of Straight?

The meaning of Straight is extending or moving uniformly in one direction only; without a curve or bend.

Opposite of Straight (Antonyms of Straight) List

  • Devious
  • Crooked
  • Flexuous
  • Divergent
  • Excursionary
  • Circular
  • Helical
  • Lengthy
  • Swerved
  • Curvy
  • Snaky
  • Bending
  • Curving
  • Turning
  • Spiralling
  • Screwlike
  • Winding
  • Tangent
  • Tangential
  • Corkscrew
  • Serpentine
  • Snaking
  • Serpentiform
  • Straying
  • Roundabout
  • Swerving
  • Deviating
  • Indirect
  • Labyrinthine
  • Sinuous
  • Tortuous
  • Twisted
  • Curved
  • Gyrating
  • Spiraling
  • Zigzagging
  • Excursive
  • Excursional
  • Looping
  • Coiling
  • Anfractuous
  • Twisty
  • Complicated
  • Meandrous
  • Curled
  • Meandering
  • Curling
  • Zigzag
  • Changing
  • Circuitous
  • Different
  • Collateral
  • Involute
  • Convoluted
  • Varying
  • Twisting
  • Errant
  • Spiral
  • Windy

Examples of Straight in Sentences

  • They looked him straight in the eye.
  • If they want anything come straight to me.
  • There was a straight path to go there.
  • Follow this straight path.
  • “I’m shocked,” they said with a straight face.

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Most Common antonyms in English

  1. Heavy – Light
  2. Last – First
  3. Late – Early
  4. Men – Women
  5. Morning – Evening
  6. Not Yet – Already
  7. Often – Seldom
  8. Plant – Harvest
  9. Plenty – Lack
  10. Reply – Question
  11. Rough – Gentle
  12. Some – Many
  13. Sometimes – Often
  14. Start – Stop
  15. Success – Failure
  16. Worst – Best
  17. Adult – Child
  18. Amateur – Professional
  19. Angel – Devil
  20. Approximately – Exactly
  21. Beauty – Ugliness
  22. Begin – End
  23. Bore – Amuse
  24. Borrow – Lend
  25. Die – Live
  26. Enter – Leave
  27. Excited – Calm
  28. Exciting – Boring
  29. Foreground – Background
  30. Future – Past
  31. Heat – Cold
  32. Heat – Cold
  33. Lazy – Active
  34. Lie – Stand
  35. Lie – Stand
  36. Man – Woman
  37. Many – Few
  38. Ordinary – Special
  39. Part – Whole
  40. Plenty – Lack
  41. Short – Long
  42. Silly – Intelligent
  43. Some – Many
  44. Start – Stop
  45. Stranger – Native
  46. Urban – Rural
  47. Violent – Gentle
  48. Adult – Child
  49. Alive – Dead
  50. Autumn – Spring
  51. Bitter – Sweet
  52. Blunt – Sharp
  53. Catch – Miss
  54. Continue – Interrupt
  55. Divide – Unite
  56. Drama – Comedy
  57. Elementary – Advanced
  58. Equal – Different
  59. For – Against
  60. Fresh – Old/Stale
  61. High – Low
  62. Hungry – Thirsty
  63. Land – Take Off
  64. Late – Early
  65. Life – Death
  66. Married – Divorced
  67. Monarchy – Republic
  68. Nephew – Niece
  69. Outskirts – Centre
  70. Pleasant – Awful
  71. Receive – Send
  72. Remember – Forget
  73. Republic – Dictatorship
  74. Silly – Intelligent
  75. Stand – Lie
  76. Useful – Useless
  77. Waste – Save
  78. Win – Lose
  79. Apart – Together
  80. Background – Foreground
  81. Bad – Good
  82. Cool – Warm
  83. Deep – Shallow
  84. Destroy – Build
  85. Devil – Angel
  86. Domestic – Foreign
  87. Even – Odd
  88. Female – Male
  89. Form – Destroy
  90. Hilly – Flat
  91. Hit – Miss
  92. Horizontal – Vertical
  93. Lie – Stand
  94. Light – Heavy
  95. Lose – Win
  96. Master – Servant
  97. On – Off
  98. Parents – Children
  99. Reply – Ask
  100. Rough – Gentle
  101. Shut – Open
  102. Sister – Brother
  103. Small – Big
  104. Son – Daughter
  105. Violent – Gentle
  106. War – Peace
  107. Warm – Cool
  108. Whisper – Scream
  109. White – Black
  110. Afraid – Brave
  111. Attack – Defense
  112. Bottom – Top
  113. Busy – Lazy
  114. Careful – Careless
  115. Children – Parent
  116. Cold – Hot
  117. Danger – Security
  118. Depart – Arrive
  119. Forget – Remember
  120. Grown-Up – Child
  121. Healthy – Ill
  122. Hopeful – Desperate
  123. Huge – Tiny
  124. Long – Short
  125. Love – Hate
  126. Lower – Raise
  127. Mend – Break
  128. Mountain – Valley
  129. Permit – Forbid
  130. Rear – Front
  131. Right – Left
  132. Rough – Gentle
  133. Rude – Polite
  134. Sink – Rise
  135. True – False
  136. Urban – Rural
  137. War – Peace
  138. Weak – Powerful
  139. Well- Ill
  140. Yes – – No
  141. Allow – Forbid
  142. Annoy – Satisfy
  143. Bad Luck – Fortune
  144. Bottom – Top
  145. Brave – Cowardly
  146. Ceiling – Floor
  147. Clever – Stupid
  148. Closed – Open
  149. Descent – Ascent
  150. Division – Unity
  151. Domestic – Foreign
  152. Dusk – Dawn
  153. Easy – Difficult
  154. Ending – Beginning
  155. Freeze – Melt
  156. Happy – Sad
  157. Lovely – Terrible
  158. Lower – Raise
  159. Mean – Generous
  160. Midnight – Noon
  161. Minor – Major
  162. On – Off
  163. Permit – Forbid
  164. Private – Public
  165. Probably – Certainly
  166. Remember – Forget
  167. Stranger – Native
  168. Stranger – Native
  169. Terrible – Lovely
  170. Terrible – Lovely
  171. Voluntary – Compulsory

 

  1. Adult – Child
  2. Ancestor – Descendant
  3. Ancestor – Descendant
  4. Cry – Whisper
  5. Daughter – Son
  6. Delicious – Awful
  7. Dry – Humid
  8. Early – Late
  9. Elementary – Advanced
  10. Exposure – Shelter
  11. Fail – Succeed
  12. Good Luck – Bad Luck
  13. Happy – Sad
  14. Happy – Sad
  15. Human – Animal
  16. Increase – Reduce
  17. Major – Minor
  18. Maximum – Minimum
  19. Minor – Major
  20. Polite – Rude
  21. Push – Pull
  22. Reply – Question
  23. Republic – Dictatorship
  24. Salt – Sugar
  25. Sink – Rise
  26. South – North
  27. Suspect – Trust
  28. Village – Town
  29. Violent – Gentle
  30. Wet – Dry
  31. Add – Subtract
  32. Apart – Together
  33. Children – Parents
  34. Consonant – Vowel
  35. Courage – Fear
  36. Damage – Repair
  37. Death – Birth
  38. Devil – Angel
  39. Empty – Full
  40. Export – Import
  41. Far – Near
  42. Good – Bad
  43. Guest – Host
  44. High – Deep
  45. Hopeful – Desperate
  46. Horizontal – Vertical
  47. Immigrate – Emigrate
  48. Laugh – Cry
  49. Mend – Break
  50. Minor – Major
  51. Order – Mess
  52. Out – In
  53. Probably – Certainly
  54. Reply – Ask
  55. Sharp – Blunt
  56. Sister – Brother
  57. Start – Finish
  58. Summer – Winter
  59. Ugliness – Beauty
  60. Wealth – Poverty
  61. Above – Below
  62. Alive – Dead
  63. Bad Luck – Fortune
  64. Be Interested In – Bore
  65. Beauty – Ugliness
  66. Build – Destroy
  67. Build – Destroy
  68. Closed – Open
  69. Daughter – Son
  70. Elementary – Advanced
  71. Everybody – Nobody
  72. Fail – Succeed
  73. Floor – Ceiling
  74. Good – Bad
  75. Hate – Enjoy
  76. Left – Right
  77. Live – Die
  78. Love – Hate
  79. Marriage – Divorce
  80. Mean – Generous
  81. Miss – Hit
  82. Nephew – Niece
  83. Powerful – Weak
  84. Pupil – Teacher
  85. Right – Wrong
  86. Rough – Gentle
  87. Sad – Happy
  88. Salt – Sugar
  89. Soul – Body
  90. Success – Failure
  91. Wide – Narrow
  92. Affirmative – Negative
  93. Agree – Refuse
  94. Alike – Different
  95. Arrival – Departure
  96. Backward – Forward
  97. Before – After
  98. Boy – Girl
  99. Cold – Heat
  100. Depart – Arrive
  101. Expensive – Cheap
  102. Export – Import
  103. Final – First
  104. First – Final
  105. Foreigner – Native
  106. Hit – Miss
  107. In Front Of – Back
  108. Life – Death
  109. Light – Dark
  110. Major – Minor
  111. Monarchy – Republic
  112. Never – Always
  113. New – Ancient
  114. Often – Seldom
  115. Repair – Damage
  116. Rough – Smooth
  117. Small – Big
  118. South – North
  119. True – False
  120. Ugliness – Beauty
  121. Upstairs – Downstairs
  122. Useless – Useful
  123. Active – Lazy
  124. Active – Lazy
  125. Arrival – Departure
  126. Beginning – End
  127. Buy – Sell
  128. Create – Destroy
  129. Defend – Attack
  130. Delicious – Awful
  131. Destruction – Construction
  132. Down – Up
  133. Emigrate – Immigrate
  134. Everything – Nothing
  135. Follow – Lead