Here are the list of opposites of the following words using suitable prefixes. There are several rules of suffix and prefix. Among the rules, this is the rule 6 of suffix and prefix rules.

 

Words                                Opposites

Step–A–Opposite Word using “de”

Moralize                            demoralize

Value                                 devalue

 

Step–B—Opposite Word using “dis”

Content –                              discontent

Continue –                            discontinue

Credit –                                  discredit

Comfort –                              discomfort

Continuous –                        discontinuous

Favour-                                  disfavor

Grace –                                  disgrace

Hones –                                 dishonest

Honourable –                        dishonourable

Like –                                     dislike

Loyal –                                   disloyal

Obedient –                            disobedient

Own –                                    disown

Please –                                 displease

Qualify –                                disqualify

Respect –                              disrespect

Satisfaction –                        dissatisfaction

Similar –                                 dissimilar

Trust –                                    distrust

Please –                                 displease

Qualified-                              disqualified

Respectful –                          disrespectful

Satisfactory –                        dissatisfactory

Satisfy –                                 dissatisfy

Union –                                  disunion

 

Exercise:

Agree, allow, honest, like, obey

Step–C—Opposite Word using “il”

Legal –                                   illegal

Literacy –                              illiteracy

Literate –                               illiterate

 

Step–D—Opposite Word using “im”

Material –                              immaterial

Modest –                               immodest

Mortal –                                 immortal

Perfect –                               imperfect

Perishable –                          imperishable

Polite –                                  impolite

Possible –                              impossible

Pure –                                    impure

Exercise:

Balance, partial, polite, patient, personal, mortal

 

Step—E–Opposite Word using “un”

Able                                        unable

Common,             uncommon

Fit                Unfit

Usual                Unusual

Wise                Unwise

Exercise:

Common, able, fit, usual, wise

 

Step—F—Opposite Word using “Mis”

Conduct                                 misconduct

Exercise:

Conduct, fire, fortune, lead, take, use

 

Step—G—Opposite Word using “In”

Attentive                               inattentive

Sincere                                  insincere

 

Exercise:

Ability, active, capable, definite, discipline, justice, visible

 

Step—H—Opposite Word using “Ir”

Regular                                  irregular

Exercise:

Legal, legible, logical, liberal, literate, Regular, rational, relevant, resistible, responsible, resolute

 

Step—I—Non

Sense                Nonsense

stop                 Nonstop

Violence            Nonviolence

Exercise:

Sense, stop, violence

 

Suffix and Prefix Song

 

Read the suffix and prefix Rules:

Rule: 1-Suffix Rules-Verb to Noun

Rule: 2-Suffix Rules-Verb to Adjective

Rule: 3-Suffix Rules-Making Adverb

Rule: 4-Suffix Rule-Noun or Adjective to Verb

Rule: 5-Prefix Rules -Verb, Noun and Adjective

Rule: 6-Opposites of the following words using suitable prefixes

Step: 7-suffix and prefix exercises

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