What is the opposite of assent?

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Noun
Opposite of official agreement or sanction
Noun
Opposite of the action of approving something
“Beth immediately began to sob and then described her parents' disapproval of her career choice and calling to the ministry.”
Noun
Opposite of authorization or consent
“The prohibition on smoking within the premises still stands.”
Noun
Opposite of the action or fact of complying with a wish or command
“As parents, we pray that all of our speeches and lectures will break through our children's defiance.”
Noun
Opposite of the state of forming a complete and harmonious whole, especially in an artistic context
“A non-linear adaptation will introduce more discord to the piece by making each character part of several disjointed stories.”
Noun
Opposite of compliance with standards, rules, or laws
“I am trying to think of an example of a contravention of this restraining order that would not turn upon the presence on the premises.”
Noun
Opposite of a position of agreement or confirmation
Noun
Opposite of the power of acting without the constraint of necessity or fate
Noun
Opposite of the state of being in agreement or concord
“There is a distinct conflict between my partner and I as to who deserves the Iron Throne.”
Verb
Opposite of to express approval or agreement
Verb
Opposite of to submit to pressure or demands
“The Sons of the Harpy is a resistance group of Ghiscari noblemen from the city of Meereen, who defy the reign of Queen Daenerys Targaryen.”
Verb
Opposite of to give an official acceptance to something as being satisfactory
“Sarah is likely to decline the offer for an interview as she is content with her current job.”
Verb
Opposite of to take heed or pay attention to, especially of advice or instruction
“It's obvious she is going to ignore you if you keep barking instructions like a mad man.”
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