Unitat 41

Antonyms

An antonym is understood as “a word opposite in meaning to another” (Cambridge Dictionaries).

Contingut exercicis

In this unit we are going to study different prefixes we use to create an opposite meaning, together with a list of common antonyms.

List of prefixes used to create opposite meaning:

Prefixes

Examples

Did-

Disqualified, disorder, disadvantage.

Im-

Immature, impolite, impatient, immoral.
Il-

Illegal, illegible, illiterate.

Ir-

Irrelevant, irrational, irregular.

In-

Invisible, inconvenient, incomplete.

Un-

Unusual, unattended, unnecessary.

 

Apart from words containing prefixes, there are meaning words which are antonyms for others. See the classification below:

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Exercici 1

Respon a les següents preguntes per avaluar el que has après.

Exercici 2

Respon a les següents preguntes per avaluar el que has après.

Exercici 3

Respon a les següents preguntes per avaluar el que has après.