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TermDefinitionRootSynonym AntonymConnotationSentences
Effective Adjective Successful in producing a desired or intended result Fect-(Make,Do) Successful Ineffective Positive The leader said an effective speech to all of the civilians.
Defective Adjective Imperfect or faulty Fect-(Make,Do) Flawed Perfect Negative he toy on the machine has a defective speaker in its body.
Paradigm Noun A typical example or pattern of something; a model Para-( Model Atypical Positive To solve the problem he had to change his paradigm.
Principle Noun A fundamental truth or proposition that serves as the foundation for a system of belief or behavior or for a chain of reasoning Princep Truth Lie Positive The principle was so strong it changed way man lived.
Affirmation Noun The action or process of affirming something or being affirmed Affirm Deceleration Deny Positive His testimony was an affirmation to her innocence.
Proactive Adjective (Of a person, policy, or action) creating or controlling a situation by causing something to happen rather than responding to it after it has happened Pro(Before) Act Driven Reactive Positive The proactive person go done with work very quickly.
Reactive Adjective Acting in response to a situation rather than creating or controlling it React Retroactive Unreactive Negative The machine was reactive on its own.
Self-Awareness Noun Conscious knowledge of one's own character, feelings, motives, and desires Aware Unaware Ignorance Positive The kids self-awareness was incredible for their age.
Conscience Noun An inner feeling or voice viewed as acting as a guide to the rightness or wrongness of one's behavior Con( Morals Immortality Positive/Negative The conscience of the person wasn't helpful.
Imagination Noun The ability of the mind to be creative or resourceful Tion-(Condition) Creativity Concrete Positive The imagination of the students intrigued other kids.
Willpower Noun The faculty by which a person decides on and initiates action Will Determination Weakness Positive/Negative The willpower to help people was very powerful.
Purpose Noun The reason for which something is done or created Pur-(Pure) Objective Meaningkess Positive I couldn't tell if he was doing it on purpose or had no control.
Explicit Adjective Stated clearly and in detail, leaving no room for confusion or doubt Ex-(From Or Out)-Plic-(Fold) Clear Unclear Depends On Context The student was saying explicit directions
Implicit Adjective Implied though not plainly expressed Im-( Unstated Clearly Stated Depends On Context The DMV was implicit about the drivers test.
Intention Noun A determination to act in a certain way In-(In Or Into) Tent-(Plain) Purpose Purposelessness Depends On Context The intentions of the children was dreadful.
Motivation Noun The reason or reasons one has for acting or behaving in particular way Moti Motive Discouragement Depends On Context The teachers motivation for the students was worrying.
Created by: JayEDM