English vocabulary exercise from EnglishLearner.com - Advanced level

Negative prefixes - exercise 1

Add the correct negative prefixes

Find the correct negative prefixes to complete these definitions. When you have entered all the answers, click on the "Check answers" button. If you make a mistake, please try again until you have found all the correct answers.

  1. Something that is adequate is not good enough.
  2. A person who can't read and write is literate.
  3. If something is edible, it means it cannot be eaten.
  4. Something that is reversible cannot be changed back.
  5. If somebody is reliable, you cannot trust or depend on them.
  6. If something is legitimate, it means it is not allowed or accepted.
  7. A person who is honest cheats others.
  8. If you get something solicited, you didn't ask for it and you don't want it.
  9. Something that is measurable is too big to be measured.
  10. If something is perfect, it is not completely correct.
  11. If your love is requited, it means that the person you're in love with doesn't love you.
  12. If you are loyal, you betray your friends or your country.

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Exercise written by Elek Mathe - EnglishLearner.com - last modified on July 19, 2011