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.”
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Opposite of the voluntary giving of alms or aid to those in need
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Opposite of a sum of money apportioned, especially formally or officially
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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 the act of ministering
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Opposite of practical, moral or emotional help or support given
“Though Dean was the only one of eight children in his family who wanted to continue with farming, he got nothing but discouragement from his parents.”
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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.”
Noun
Opposite of the act of benefiting from the use or ownership of something
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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.”
Noun
Opposite of good neighbourliness
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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.”
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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 the act of participating, of taking part in something
“The reasons given for nonparticipation were, in a word, diverse.”
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Opposite of advice or counseling aimed at resolving a problem or provided for educational purposes
“The ignorant and foolish are eternally subject to misguidance, eternally apt to be inflamed by incendiaries, to be deceived and drawn away by demagogues.”
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Opposite of reduction of, or freedom, from pain
“In patients with contained herniation, exacerbation of pain may be due to an increase in intradiscal pressure.”
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