Synonyms and Antonyms (Section N, O)

By | November 15, 2016

Synonyms and antonyms of essential English words starting with alphabet ‘N, O’. Learning synonyms and antonyms for the words this section ‘N,O’ will be helpful for the aspirants preparing for competitive examinations on English language testing.

Section N:

This section ‘N’ covers terms such as nab, native, naughty, neglect, negligent, negligible, nervous, nominal, nurture, etc.

S.No
Word
Synonyms
Antonyms
1 Nab apprehend, arrest, seize, catch, clutch, grab release, free, discharge
2 Native congenial, inherited, inborn, indigenous, aboriginal, raw alien, foreign, outside
3 Naughty mischievous, immodest, indecent, unbecoming, unseemly, untoward  modest, proper, behaved
4 Neglect disregard, ignore, slight, default, fail, omit honor, respect, regard
5 Negligent derelict, lax, careless, neglectful, remiss, slack attentive, careful, mindful
6 Negligible inconsiderable, paltry, petty, trifling, slender, slight significant, major, important
7 Nervous agitated, anxious, concerned, jittery, restive, tense calm, content, unconcerned
8 Nominal formal, apparent, stated, purported, ostensible, seeming actual, real, true
9 Nurture cultivate, foster, nourish, nurse, discipline, train deprive, ignore, neglect

Section O:

This section ‘O’ covers words such as obedient, obese, objective, obsolete, obvious, offensive, omit, opaque, opulent, ordeal, original, orthodox, oscillate, oust, outstanding, etc.

S.No
Word
Synonyms
Antonyms
1 Obedient amenable, compliment, conformable, docile, submissive, supple insolent, mutinous, insolent
2 Obese corpulent, fleshy, gross, portly, overweight, stout emaciated, underweight, skinny
3 Objective concrete, substantial, equitable, nonpartisan, realistic, unbiased prejudiced, partial, subjective
4 Obsolete outdated, useless, discarded, archaic, antique, superseded contemporary, current, modern
5 Obstacle bar, barrier, block, clog, hurdle, hindrance assistance, clearance, opening
6 Obvious apparent, clear, distinct, visible, plain, evident ambiguous, obscure, vague
7 Offensive atrocious, disgusting, foul, repellent, sickening, vile agreeable, pleasing, wonderful
8 Omit drop, eliminate, remove, default, fail, neglect include, insert, inject
9 Opaque blurred, dusky, foggy, hazy, misty, sooty lucid, unclouded, transparent
10 Opulent lavish, lush, luxurious, palatial, rich, sumptuous depressed, destitute, poor
11 Ordeal trail, crucible, affliction, agony, distress, tribulation happiness, relief, pleasure
12 Original fundamental, prime, authentic, genuine, innovative, initial derivative, latest, newest 
13 Orthodox conventional, recognized, sanctioned, conservative, traditionalist, conformist heterodox, progressive, radical 
14 Oscillate sway, swing, dangle, flicker, seesaw, vacillate stay, steady, remain 
15 Oust bump, dismiss, eject, evict, expel, remove hold, keep, retain
16 Outstanding noticeable, prominent, remarkable, salient, extraordinary, singular  inferior, ordinary, average