What is the opposite of assistance?

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Noun
Opposite of the act or result of assisting
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Opposite of a kind or helpful deed
“Doing him a disfavor would be sure to bring the vultures swooping down on his business.”
Noun
Opposite of the benefit, importance or (useful) effect of something
“The insignificance of relaxation to stress relief is a myth. It is, in fact, crucial.”
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Opposite of an instance of kind, or charitable, behavior
“It would be such a disservice to raise him in an environment for which he would be unprepared to enjoy and appreciate.”
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Opposite of action given to provide assistance
“The harm he would regularly inflict on his elderly neighbor was noticed by others.”
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Opposite of an act of being of assistance or help to someone
“He made a public apology for the hurt he had brought upon the family.”
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Opposite of the act of providing someone in need of assistance with aid
“The doctor misdiagnosed his injury due to medical negligence.”
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Opposite of financial or practical assistance given to those in special need or difficulty
“I felt that the Federal Government ought not to put a further handicap on the borrowing of money by municipalities.”
Noun
Opposite of assistance, especially by complying readily with requests
“The noncooperation of the suspect would naturally delay the investigation further.”
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Opposite of good neighbourliness
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Opposite of the act of ministering
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Opposite of the voluntary giving of help, typically in the form of money, to those in need
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Opposite of generosity
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Opposite of backing or support received from, or provided by, someone
“Do so at your peril, and incur his wrath at your discretion.”
Noun
Opposite of help or encouragement given to someone or something
“After the sudden success of their enemy, a feeling of discouragement and despair seemed to chill and unnerve many of the truest and stoutest.”
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Opposite of the fact or condition of being involved with or participating in something
“His uninvolvement in the decision-making process deprives him of the information that is a key characteristic of a good decision.”
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Opposite of a connection or cooperative link between people or organizations
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Opposite of reduction of, or freedom, from pain
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