Wednesday, December 1, 2010

Which negative prefix?

un pleasant   This is a very unpleasent situtation.
un reliable    He never does what he says he is going to do. He is very unreliable.
un friendly   Nobody spoke to me. They are very unfriendly.
un selfish   He is very generous. You can say that he is unselfish.
un lucky    This is an unlucky chance.
un ambitious   He is happy doing a very menial job. He is totaly unambitions.
un happy   Why is she so unhappy?

dis satisfied   What a dissatisfied look she is wearing!
dis obedient   They never do as they're told. They are very disobedient.
dis honest   They cheat everybody. They are totaly dishonest.
dis loyal   He didn't stand up for me. It was terribly disloyal.

in capable   As an administrator, he is simply incapable.
in tolerant   He can't work with other people. He is very intolerant.
in decisive   He can never make up his mind. He is so indecisive.
in sensitive  What a terrible comment to make! She is so insensitive to other people's feeling.
in expensive

im mature    He is very childish. He is very immature.
im patient   Wait a while. Don't be so impatient.
im movable   Christman is the immovable feast.

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