Antonyms ( S )

Sacred

( Adjective )

Nothing is sacred to these wild youths.
Antonyms: 
Profane; Impious; Irreverent; Irreligious; Blasphemous; Sacrilegious; Temporal; Worldly; Lay


Sad

( Adjective )

John is sad because his dog has died.
Antonyms: 
Glad; Gay; Joyous; Cheerful; Excited; Lively


Sanction

( Verb )

Would you sanction flogging as a punishment for crimes of violence?
Antonyms: 
Disallow; Debar; Veto; Ban; Interdict; Forbid; Prohibit


Satisfy

( Verb )

Riches do not always satsify.
Antonyms:
Annoy; Displease; Dissatisfy; Exasperate; Frustrate; Give cause for complaint; Fail to meet; Dissuade; Fail to persuade


Scatter

( Verb )

The police scattered the crowd.
Antonyms: 
Hoard; Gather; Store; Collect; Amass; Pick; Garner; Accumulate


Scanty

( Adjective )

The shortage of rice this year is because of scanty paddy harvest.
Antonyms:
Profuse; Abundant; Lavish; Unlimited; Sufficient; Ample; Copious; Absolute


Scold

( Verb )

He scolded his child for being lazy.
Antonyms: 
Compliment; Applaud; Praise; Extol; Acclaim; Approve; Commend


Seek

( Verb )

He is going to Canada to seek his fortune.
Antonyms: 
Shun; Avoid; Eschew; Evade


Selfish

( Adjective )

He reacted from his selfish motives.
Antonyms: 
Generous; Liberal; Charitable; Bountiful; Lavish


Sensible

( Adjective )

He is sensible of the danger of his position.
Antonyms: 
Unaware; Senseless; Idiotic; Stupid; Asinine; Foolish; Unconscious; Doltish


Separable

( Adjective )

These scissors are made of separable parts.
Antonyms: 
Indivisible; United; Inseparable


Separate

( Verb )

England is separated from France by the Channel.
Antonyms: 
Combine; Connect; Consolidate; Engage; Amalgamate; Joined; Unite


Settle

( Verb )

The Dutch settled in South Africa.
Antonyms: 
Ruffle; Dismantle; Confuse; Derange; Disorder


Shallow

( Adjective )

He lost in the oratorical competition because of his shallow argument.
Antonyms: 
Wise; Intelligent; Shrewd; Astute; Discerning; Deep; Recondite; Clever


Shame

( Noun )

What a shame to deceive a girl!
Antonyms: 
Honor; Grace; Flare; Courage


Sharp

( Adjective )

His sharp intelligence has got him a great respect in the college.
Antonyms: 
Blunt; Dull; Rounded; Even; Moderate; Blurred; Dim; Slow; Stupid; Simply; Amicable; Courteous; Friendly; Bland; Mild


Shelter

( Verb )

Dig trenches to shelter the men from gunfire.
Antonyms:
Betray; Expel; Reject; Surrender; Refuse; Expose


Shock

( Noun )

If you touch the live wire, you will get a shock.
Antonyms: 
Delight; Gladden; Please


Shoddy

( Adjective )

His book is nothing, but a shoddy piece of work.
Antonyms: 
Accurate; Careful; Craftsman – like; Excellent; Fine; First – rate; Meticulous; Quality; Superlative; Well-made


Signify

( Verb )

Do dark coluds signify rain?
Antonyms: 
Veil; Mask; Dissemble; Cloak; Cover; Hide; Conceal


Silly

( Adjective )

How silly of you to do that?
Antonyms: 
Sensible; Clever; Wise; Sapient; Intelligent


Sincere

( Adjective )

Are they sincere in their wish to disarm?
Antonyms: 
Affected; Untrue; Feigned; Half- hearted; Hypocritical; Insincere; Pretended


Soft

( Adjective )

She likes a soft pillow and hard mattress.
Antonyms: 
Hard; Firm; Unyielding; Compact; Rigid; Stiff


Skill

( Noun )

Is learning a foreign language a question of learning new skills?
Antonyms: 
Clumsiness; Incompetence; Ineptitude


Skillful

( Adjective )

He is very skillful at using chopsticks.
Antonyms: 
Inexperienced; Bungling; Incompetent; Clumsy; Awkward


Slander

( Verb )

He is punished with fine because he slandered.
Antonyms: 
Praise; Eulogize; Commendation; Laud; Laudation; Commend


Slapdash

( Adjective )

His slapdash approach resulted in total failure of the project.
Antonyms: 
Careful; Conscientious; Fastidious; Meticulous; Ordered; Orderly; Painstaking; Precise; Punctilious; Thoughtful; Tidy; Clear


Slavery

( Noun )

Gandhi was a great man worked for the abolition of slavery.
Antonyms: 
Freedom; Emancipation; Liberty; Independence


Slick

( Adjective )

The roads were slick with wet mud.
Antonyms: 
Amateurish; Clumsy; Crude; Inexpert; Unaccomplished; Unpolished; Unprofessional


Smart

( Adjective )

You look very smart with this dress.
Antonyms: 
Rugged; Worn; Untidy; Shabby; Unkempt; Threadbare


Slow

( Adjective )

He is slow to make up his mind.
Antonyms: 
Agile; Fast; Quick; Rapid; Speedy; Lively


Sociable

( Adjective )

She is not sociable after she joined a new school.
Antonyms: 
Secluded; Inimical; Hostile; Sequestered; Puerile; Giddy; Peevish


Soft

( Adjective )

She likes a soft pillow and hard mattress.
Antonyms: 
Hard; Firm; Unyielding; Compact; Rigid; Stiff


Soil

( Verb )

He refused to soil his hands.
Antonyms: 
Clarify; Clean; Purge; Wash; Cleanse; Purify


Solemn

( Adjective )

There is a solemn silence prevailed as the coffin was carried out of the church.
Antonyms: 
Impious; Irreligious; Sacrilegious; Irreverent


Solid

( Adjective )

When water freezes and becomes solid, we call it ice.
Antonyms: 
Unreliable; Hollow; Crumbling; Decoying; Precarious; Undependable; Unsafe


Solitary

( Adjective )

The solitary life that he lives now is the punishment for his mistake.
Antonyms: 
Inhabited; Popular; Well frequented; Sociable


Solve

( Verb )

Solve this SUDOKU puzzle and win the prize.
Antonyms: 
Baffle; Confuse; Unsolved; Puzzle


Soothe

( Verb )

It is difficult to soothe a crying baby.
Antonyms: 
Irritate; Nettle; Inflame; Agitate; Animate; Excite; Stimulate; Exasperate; Enrage


Sordid

( Adjective )

In India, still many people live in sordid poverty.
Antonyms: 
Clean; Fresh; Pure; Spotless; Unblemished; Decent; Honorable; Noble; Pure; Upright


Soul

( Noun )

He eats hardly enough to keep his body and soul together.
Antonyms: 
Body; Matter; Materialization; Embodiment


Spiteful

( Adjective )

When our neighbors let their radio blare, our days are spiteful moments.
Antonyms: 
Benign; Beneficent; Benevolent; Benignant


Spread

( Verb )

The rumour quickly spread through this village.
Antonyms: 
Accumulate; Contain; Control; Curb; Repress; Restrain; Gather


Splendid

( Adjective )

We thank you for this splendid dinner.
Antonyms: 
Dull; Dark; Dim; Tarnished; Depressing; Disgusting; Mediocre; Pathetic; Sordid; Cloudy


Statement

( Noun )

Clearness of the statement is much more important than the beauty of the language.
Antonyms: 
Refutation; Disavowal; Contradiction; Denial; Negation


Spontaneous

( Adjective )

He made a spontaneous offer of help to us.
Antonyms: 
Arranged; Calculated; Contrived; Deliberate; Forced; Mannered; Orchestrated; Planned; Premeditated; Preplanned


Steady

( Adjective )

Are Tony and Jane going steady?
Antonyms: 
Irregular; Unstable; Wavering; Changeable; Variable; Unsteady; Inconsistent


Steep

( Adjective )

Thst story is rather steep. I find it difficult to understand it.
Antonyms: 
Gradual; Low level; Straight; Easy; Gentle


Stiff

( Adjective )

She was scared stiff.
Antonyms: 
Ductile; Elastic; Flexible; Pliable; Plaint; Limber; Supple; Casual; Easy; Informal; Natural; Relaxed; Spontaneous


Still

( Adjective )

He still hopes for a letter from her.
Antonyms: 
Moving; Flowing; Excited; Disturbed; Troubled; Agitated; Running; Flustered


Stimulate

( Verb )

He stimulated his son to make greater efforts.
Antonyms: 
Prevent; Hinder; Deter; Dissuade


Stimulus

( Noun )

She worked very hard under the stimulus of monetary award.
Antonyms: 
Deterrent; Dissuasion; Hindrance


Strange

( Adjective )

What a strange dress you are wearing!
Antonyms: 
Normal; Common; Familiar; Habitual; Standard; Everyday; Usual; Natural; Ordinary


Strong

( Adjective )

His breath is rather strong.
Antonyms: 
Powerless; Delicate; Feeble; Faint; Mild; Timid; Pale; Weak; Soft


Sublime

( Adjective )

To find a snack bar at the top of Mount Olympus would be to go from the sublime to ridiculous.
Antonyms: 
Powerless; Lowly; Mundane; Ordinary; Poor; Ridiculous; Bad; Common place; Mean; Insignificant; Weak; Soft


Submissive

( Adjective )

Mary is not a submissive wife.
Antonyms: 
Awkward; Difficult; Disobedient; Head strong; Intractable; Obstinate; Stubborn; Uncooperative; Unyielding


Substantial

( Adjective )

Was what you saw something substantial or only a ghost?
Antonyms: 
Illusive; Unsubstantial; Illusory; Unreal; Chimerical; Shadowy; Fanciful; Farcical


Stubborn

( Adjective )

He was stubborn in his attempt to go abroad.
Antonyms: 
Adaptable; Complaint; Irresolute; Malleable; Pliable; Vacating; Pliable; Headstrong; Inflexible; Obstinate; Docile; Flexible


Stupid

( Adjective )

Do not be stupid enough to believe that.
Antonyms: 
Bright; Clever; Intelligent; Keen; Smart


Suitable

( Adjective )

Ooty is the most suitable place for our summer picnic.
Antonyms: 
Unsuitable; Inappropriate; Irrelevant; Unseemly; Untimely; Improper


Sudden

( Adjective )

sudden shower changed all our plan to go for a movie.
Antonyms: 
Awaited; Gradual; Anticipated; Progressive


Summon

( Verb )

The Queen has summoned The Parliament.
Antonyms: 
Dismiss; Postpone; Adjourn


Superb

( Adjective )

His performance in the musical competition was superb.
Antonyms: 
Abysmal; Awful; Bad; Disappointing; Dreadful; Inferior; Mediocre; Pathetic; Poor quality; Run-of-mill; Terrible; Woeful


Superficial

( Adjective )

He scored very low marks in the exam because of his superficial knowledge of the subject.
Antonyms: 
Penetrating; Deep; Thorough; Profound; Detailed; Serious; Comprehensive


Sure

( Adjective )

I think he is coming, but I am not quite sure.
Antonyms: 
Doubtful; Uncertain; Unsure; Wavering; Improbable; Vague; Unreliable; Insecure


Surprising

( Adjective )

His failure did not cause much surprise to all of us.
Antonyms: 
Everyday; Ordinary; Usual; Normal; Customary; Habitual


Suppress

( Verb )

This News Paper has suppressed the truth about the crime.
Antonyms: 
Inflame; Encourage; Incite; Promote; Stimulate; Spread; Gee up; Excite; Provoke; Agitate; Kindle


Suspend

( Verb )

He was fined $ 2000 with a suspended sentence by the High Court.
Antonyms: 
Begin; Keep up; Urge on; Protract; Continue; Expedite; Prolong


Surrender

( Verb )

We advised the hijackers to surrender themselves to the Police.
Antonyms: 
Withhold; Hold; Defy; Oppose; Resist; Withstand; Reserve; Retain; Detain


Swell

( Verb )

His heart was swelling with pride.
Antonyms: 
Shorten; Contract; Reduce; Decrease; Diminish; Abridge; Attenuate


Sympathy

( Noun )

I have some sympathy with their views.
Antonyms: 
Pitilessness; Cruelty; Hard – heartedness; Selfishness


Systematic

( Adjective )

You should take a systematic attempt to attain your objective.
Antonyms: 
Irregular; Casual; Fortuitous; Unmethodical; Occasional


 

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