Antonyms Word Lists with letter U,V

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 U

Word Antonyms
Ugly Beautiful, Pretty
Unattended Attended
Unauthorized Authorized
Unavailable Available
Unavoidable Avoidable
Unbreakable Fragile
Unconscious Conscious
Under Over
Understand Misunderstand
Unfold Fold
Unforeseen Foreseen
Unforgivable Forgivable
Unfortunate Fortunate
Union Separation
Unique Common
Unique Ordinary
Unjust Just
Unknown Known
Unlikely Likely
Unnecessary Necessary
Unqualified Qualified
Unsafe Safe
Unsatisfactory Satisfactory
Unzip Zip
Up Down
Upset Relaxed
Upside-Down Down – Right-Side-Up
Upside-Down Right-Side-Up
Upstairs Downstairs
Upwards Downwards
Urge Deter
Us Them
Useful Useless
Useless Useful
Usually Rarely

Letter V

Word Antonyms
Vacant Occupied
Vague Definite
Valley Hill
Valuable Valueless
Vanish Appear
Vast Tiny
Vertical Horizontal
Vice Virtue
Victory Defeat
Villain Hero
Violent Gentle
Virtue Vice
Visible Invisible
Voluntary Compulsory

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