Notes On Antonyms - CBSE Class 9 English Grammar
Antonyms are the negative connotation of a particular word. An Antonym is a word or phrase that is opposite in meaning to a particular word or a phrase in the same language. A word having a meaning opposite to that of another word: The word "wet" is an antonym of the word "dry."

EXAMPLES:
absent - present
abundant - scarce
ancient - modern
answer - question
brighten - fade
broad - narrow
cheerful - sad, discouraged, dreary
clear - cloudy, opaque
limited - boundless
possible - impossible
poverty - wealth, riches
wisdom - folly, stupidity
white - black
wide - narrow
win - lose

Summary

Antonyms are the negative connotation of a particular word. An Antonym is a word or phrase that is opposite in meaning to a particular word or a phrase in the same language. A word having a meaning opposite to that of another word: The word "wet" is an antonym of the word "dry."

EXAMPLES:
absent - present
abundant - scarce
ancient - modern
answer - question
brighten - fade
broad - narrow
cheerful - sad, discouraged, dreary
clear - cloudy, opaque
limited - boundless
possible - impossible
poverty - wealth, riches
wisdom - folly, stupidity
white - black
wide - narrow
win - lose

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