What is the opposite of ultimate?

Need antonyms for ultimate? Here's a list of opposite words from our thesaurus that you can use instead.

Adjective
Opposite of final in a series or process
“It was one way to emphasize that it was the beginning phase of a historical period.”
Adjective
Opposite of being the best or most extreme example of its kind
“They would often accuse me of being closed-minded, which was about the worst insult anyone could have thrown at me.”
Adjective
Opposite of basic or fundamental
“Most forms are somewhat thick-walled and are generally finished simply, even cursorily, with few extraneous details or surface treatments.”
Adjective
Opposite of furthest from a center
“Various combinations or alloys of the two classes of motives are indicated as vectors coming out from the central point of origin in different directions.”
Adjective
Opposite of superseding others in importance or status
“In a result that shocked everyone, the third-seeded player was knocked out by the lowest seed in the competition.”
Adjective
Opposite of to an absolute degree
“I have absolutely zero faith that you can win this race against Rick.”
Adjective
Opposite of of the nature of a quintessence (in all senses)
Adjective
Opposite of serving to put an end to all debate
“Cliff was frustrated by the slow and inconclusive police investigation.”
Adjective
Opposite of furthest from a center
Adjective
Opposite of not subject to any limitation, particularly in relation to power or authority
“The Lords had the provisional authority to speak what they thought fit, not that any man should carry it.”
Adjective
Opposite of not open to question
Adjective
Opposite of being the most suitable
“The novel is designed for adolescent children but is unsuitable for kids in the younger age bracket.”
Adjective
(neutral or positive) Opposite of of a high or the highest degree or intensity
“He is a cautious driver who tends to drive at moderate speeds.”
Adjective
Opposite of of the greatest possible degree or amount
“The matter he is troubling himself with has now been relegated, by history, to matters of least importance.”
Adjective
Opposite of becoming evident after a relatively long time period
Adjective
Opposite of noteworthy historically, or among one's peers
“He was just one of many unknown painters from the 19th century.”
Adjective
(somewhat rare) Opposite of highest in degree
“Some of the matters to which I have referred on their own might seem inconsequential or of minor importance only.”
Adjective
Opposite of at the highest level
“All beginners and children as young as four will start at the base level.”
Adjective
Opposite of being the only one of its kind
“The artist used several generic techniques to create a highly typical painting.”
Adjective
Opposite of reaching a decisive moment or point of greatest tension
Adjective
Opposite of being the most desired option or possibility
“He landed a nightmare job and immediately considered quitting.”
Adjective
Opposite of the ideal representative of something
“She remained single as she was worried about finding a man antithetic to everything she was looking for.”
Adjective
Opposite of occurring or existing at the end of a process or period of time
Adjective
Opposite of displaying outstanding skill, knowledge, or experience in a given field
Adjective
(of a person) Opposite of destined to hold a specified position
“The wife of the former president would reminisce fondly of the good old days when she was revered as the first lady.”
Noun
Opposite of the best achievable or imaginable of its kind
“Why is it that fear and stress bring out the worst in mankind?”
Noun
Opposite of the furthest or most extreme point or limit of something
Noun
(rare) Opposite of something unequaled or unparalleled
“The serpent, the antithesis of birds.”
Noun
Opposite of the highest or most extreme degree of something
“I had bought a replacement part but quickly realized that my current setup had not met the minimum requirements.”
Noun
Opposite of that which is the most excellent or outstanding
“Her distasteful and offensive performance represented the worst of contemporary music.”
Noun
Opposite of a person or thing that is a perfect example of a particular quality or type
“It would be fair to consider infrastructure the antithesis of nature.”
Noun
Opposite of a person or thing viewed as a model of excellence
Noun
Opposite of the furthest extent of something or someone's capability or capacity
“The owners of the campsite warn us to keep noise to a minimum, and that under no circumstances, loud music is playing.”
Verb
Opposite of to carry out an action to the end
“I have realized that I should perhaps abandon my search for the perfect wife.”
Find more words!
Use * for blank tiles (max 2) Advanced Search Advanced Search
Use * for blank spaces Advanced Search
Advanced Word Finder

Related Words and Phrases

See Also

Nearby Words
8-letter Words Starting With
Find Antonyms
go
Word Tools Finders & Helpers Other Languages More Synonyms
Copyright WordHippo © 2021