- Antonyms of PERT
impassive, weary, watery, earnest, wearisome, drab, barren, grave, flat, dilute, apathetic, boring, spiritless, flavorless, lazy, monotonous, insipid, tired, vapid, tiring, uninteresting, sober, solemn, somber, banal, colorless, torpid, sleepy, wearying, inert, listless, lackadaisical, leaden, Irksome, indolent, tasteless, unambitious, thin, savorless, languorous, dead, arid, bland, inactive, limp, lifeless, stolid, predictable, pedestrian, inanimate, serious, sluggish, lethargic, languid, sincere, stale, tedious, phlegmatic, numbing, dull, weak, ponderous, dry, Languishing, stodgy, humdrum, dreary.
- Examples of usage:
- The young man continued,- " 'You should be ashamed of yourself- I've a great mind to give you to the police, ' was the answer, in a pert and sharp tone. - "Night and Morning, Volume 3" by Edward Bulwer Lytton
- He has a business- like, worldly- minded, foreign air about him- a kind of off- hand, pert, familiar way with books. - "The Lost Art of Reading" by Gerald Stanley Lee
- 99. Pert Little Hat. - "The Best Short Stories of 1921 and the Yearbook of the American Short Story" by Various