Antonyms Word Lists with letter L,M,N

Antonyms are words that have contrasting, or opposite, meanings. A word that has the exact opposite meaning of another word is its antonym. Like so much of the English language, “antonym” is rooted in the Greek language. The Greek word anti means opposite.

Since the English language is so complex, people may disagree about which words truly have opposite meanings. With the examples of antonyms listed below, we try to clear that up and offer some tactics for choosing the most appropriate word every time.

Antonyms Word Lists



Letter L

Word Antonyms
Land Sea
Landlord Tenant
Large Small
Large Small, Little
Last First
Late Early
Laugh Cry
Lawful Unlawful, Illegal
Lawyer Client
Lazy Industrious
Lazy Industrious, Energetic
Lead Follow
Leader Follower
Lecturer Student
Left Right
Lend Borrow
Lend -Borrow
Lender Borrower
Length Width
Lengthen Shorten
Lenient Strict
Less More
Light Dark, Heavy
Like Dislike, Hate
Like Dislike, Hate, Unlike
Likely Unlikely
Limited Boundless
Liquid Solid
Literal Figurative
Little Big
Little Big, Large, Much
Lock Unlock
Lofty Lowly
Long Short
Loose Tight
Lose Find
Loss Win
Loss Win, Find
Lost Found
Loud Quiet
Loud Quiet, Soft
Love Hate
Low High
Lower Raise
Loyal Disloyal

Letter M

Word Antonyms
Mad Happy, Sane
Magnetize Demagnetize
Major Minor
Majority Minority
Man Woman
Many Few
Marvelous Terrible
Master Servant
Mature Immature
Maximum Minimum
Me You
Melt Freeze
Merciful Cruel
Merry Sad
Merry Sad, Mirthless
Messy Neat
Mild Harsh
Minimum Maximum
Minor Major
Minority Majority
Miser Spendthrift
Miserable Happy
Misunderstand Understand
Mix Sort
Modern Ancient
Moist Dry
More Less
Morning Evening, Night
Most Least
Mother Father

Letter N

Word Antonyms
Nadir Zenith
Naked Clothed
Narrow Wide
Natural Artificial
Near Far, Distant
Neat Messy, Untidy
Necessary Useless
Nephew Niece
Never Always
New Old
Night Day
Nighttime Daytime
No Yes
Noisy Quiet
None Some
North South
North South, South
Nourish Starve

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