What is the opposite of awe?

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Opposite of a feeling of reverential respect mixed with fear or wonder
Opposite of a feeling of terrified reverence, particularly towards deities
“Some subscribe to the theory that the indifference towards Gods and religion gives them greater freedom to do whatever they want.”
Opposite of a feeling of high regard for someone
“The conman deserves contempt for the crimes he has perpetrated on his victims.”
Opposite of an intense feeling of fear, shock, or disgust
Opposite of one's standing in the eyes of others
“You bring disrespect to the Gods when you fight in their place of worship.”
Opposite of excessive, or extravagant, adoration
“He would hurl an insult her way because his ego was hurt after she rejected his advances.”
Opposite of to inspire of fill with amazement or wonder
Opposite of to intimidate, subdue, or control by awe
Opposite of to overawe someone, especially with words or facts they may not fully comprehend
“In attempting to elucidate the significance of this paradox, I want to proceed carefully.”
Opposite of to charm or beguile
“Those earphones stuffed into your head will repel men from saying a single word to you.”
Opposite of to cause to be amazed or astonished
Opposite of to amaze someone, typically with an extraordinary feat
Opposite of to intimidate
“Having him on board, at least for an interim period, would reassure customers and staff.”
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