Wednesday, November 18, 2015

One Word Substitutions Denoting Persons With Synonyms and Antonyms

In this article one word substitutions for one words that denote specific persons has been detailed below. If you are preparing for competitive exams like Staff Selection Commission Combined Graduate Level Examination or IBPS Bank PO Exam, this article is very beneficial for you. Kindly revise it repeatedly so as to have full grasp and command over all of the below substitutions.

1. Agnostic-one who is not sure about God’s existence

2. Altruist-a lover of mankind (Synonym of the word is Philanthropist)

3. Amateur-one who does a thing for pleasure and not as a profession.

4. Ambidextrous-one who can use either hand with ease

5. Anarchist-one who is out to destroy all governments, peace and order 

6. Apostate-a person who has changed his faith

7. Arbitrator-a person appointed by two parties to solve a dispute

8. Ascetic-one who leads an austere life

9. Atheist-a person does not believe in God(Antonym of the word is Theist)

10. Bankrupt-one who is unable to pay his debts (Synonym of the word is Insolvent)

11. Bigot-one who is filled with excessive enthusiasm in religious matters (Synonym of the word is Fanatic)

12. Bohemian-an unconventional style of living

13. Cacographist-one who is bad in spellings 

14.Cannibal-one who feeds on human flesh

15. Carnivorous-one who feeds on flesh

16.Chauvinist-a person who is blindly devoted to an idea

17.Connoisseur-a critical judge of any art and craft

18.Contemporaries-persons living at the same time

19.Convalescent-one who is recovering health after illness

20. Coquette-a girl/woman who flirts with men

21.Cosmopolitan-a person who regards the whole world as his country

22.Cynosure-one who is a centre of attraction

23.Cynic-one who sneers at the beliefs of others

24.Debonair-suave (polished and light hearted person)

25.Demagogue-a leader who sways his followers by his oratory

26.Dilettante-a dabbler (not serious) in art, science and literature

27. Effeminate-a man who is womanish in his habits

28. Egoist-a lover of oneself, of one’s advancement

29. Egotist-one who often talks of his achievements

30. Emigrant-a person who leaves his country to settle in another country(Antonym of the word is Immigrant)

31.Epicure-one who is for pleasure of eating and drinking

32. Fastidious-one hard to please (very selective in his habits)

33. Fatalist-one who believes in fate

34. Feminist-one who works for the welfare of women (Synonym of the word is Philogynist)

35. Fugitive-one who runs away from justice (Synonym of the word is Absconding person)

36. Gourmand-a lover of good food

37. Gourmet-a connoisseur of food

38. Henpecked-a husband ruled by his wife

39. Hedonist-one who believes that sensual pleasure is the chief good

40. Heretic-one who acts against religion

41. Herbivorous-one that lives on herbs

42. Honorary-one who holds a post without any salary

43. Highbrow-a person considering himself to be superior in culture and intellect(Synonym of the word is Snob)

44.Hypochondriac-one who is over anxious about his health

45. Iconoclast-one who is breaker of images and traditions

46. Illiterate-one who does not know reading or writing(Antonym of the word is Literate)

47. Immigrant-a person who comes to a country from his own country for settling 

48. Impregnable-that cannot be entered by force (Antonym of the word is Pregnable)

49. Impostor-one who pretends to be somebody else

50. Indefatigable-one who does not tire easily

51. Introvert-one who does not express himself freely(Antonym of the word is Extrovert)

52. Insolvent-a person who is unable to pay his debts(Synonym of the word is Bankrupt)

53. Itinerant-one who journeys from place to place(Nomadic)

54. Invincible-one too strong to be defeated(Antonym of the word is Vincible)

55. Invulnerable-one that cannot be harmed/wounded(Antonym of the word is Vulnerable)

56. Libertine-a person who leads an immoral life (Synonym of the word is lecher)

57. Martyr-one who dies for a noble cause

58. Mercenary-one who does something for the sake of money(bad sense)

59. Misanthrope-one who hates mankind (Antonym of the word is Philanthropist)

60. Misogamist-one who hates the institution of marriage

61. Misologist-one who hates knowledge(Antonym of the word is Bibliologist)

62. Namesake-a person having the same name as another

63. Narcissist-lover of self

64. Novice-one who is inexperienced in anything (Synonym of the word is Tyro)

65. Numismatist-one who collects coins

66. Omnivorous-one who eats everything

67. Optimist-a person who looks at the bright side of things(Antonym of the word is Pessimist)

68. Orphan-one who has lost one’s parents

69. Philanthropist-one who loves mankind (Antonym of the word is Misanthrope)

70. Philogynist-one who works for the welfare of women (Antonym of the word is Misogynist)

71. Polyglot-one who speaks many languages(Synonym of the word is Linguist)

72. Pacifist-one who hates war, loves peace

73. Pessimist-one who looks at the dark side of life (Antonym of the word is Optimist)

74. Philanderer-one who amuses oneself by love making 

75. Philistine-one who does not care for art and literature

76. Posthumous-a child born after the death of father Or a book published after the death of the author or an award received after the death of the recipient

77. Philatelist-one who collects stamps

78. Pedestrian-one who goes on foot

79. Recluse-one who lives in seclusion

80. Sadist-a person who feels pleasure by hurting others

81. Samaritan-one who helps the needy and the helpless

82. Somnambulist-a person who walks in sleep

83. Somniloquist-a person who talks in sleep

84. Stoic-a person who is indifferent to pain and pleasures of life

85. Swashbuckler- a boastful fellow

86. Teetotaler-one who does not take any intoxicating drugs

87. Termagant-a noisy quarrelsome woman, a shrew

88. Truant-one who remains absent from duty without permission

89. Toper or Sot-one who is a habitual drunkard

90. Uxorious-one extremely fond of one’s wife

91. Veteran-one who has a long experience of any occupation

92. Versatile-one who adapts oneself readily to various situations

93. Virtuoso-one who is brilliant performer on stage (specially music)

94. Volunteer-one who offers one’s services

95. Verbose- a style face of difficult words. (maestro)

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