Verbal Ability - Antonyms - Discussion

Discussion :: Antonyms - Section 2 (Q.No.4)

Each sentences below consist of a word or a phrase which is bold. It is followed by four words or phrases. Select the word or pharse which is closes to the OPPOSITE in meaning of the bold word or phrase.


crestfallen he returned as he had never faced such humiliation in the whole of his life.

[A]. vainglorious
[B]. indignant
[C]. triumphant
[D]. disturbed

Answer: Option C


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Sanjay said: (Jan 28, 2014)  
Crestfallen means sad and disappointed.

Sudha said: (Feb 15, 2014)  
What is meaning of triumphant?

Davis said: (Oct 25, 2014)  
Triumphant means having won a battle or contest; victorious.

Raj said: (Jun 23, 2015)  
What is vainglorious?

Ashish said: (Aug 16, 2015)  
It can't be triumphant.

It is just opposite to what the sentence means?

Ravikant Rai said: (Aug 25, 2015)  
Crestfallen = Sad, gloomy, disheartened, dejected.

Ex:- She came back from her house empty-handed and crestfallen.

Ravikant Rai said: (Aug 25, 2015)  
Triumphant = Joyful and proud especially because of won a battle or success.

Ex:- Ashoka had a triumphant victory in the battle of kalinga.

Manjula said: (Nov 18, 2016)  
What is meant by vainglorious?

Jamirul Islam said: (Feb 15, 2018)  
Vainglorious means feeling self-importance, eg: a vainglorious woman who always insists on being the center of attention.

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