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Noun
Opposite of an even distribution of weight enabling someone or something to remain upright and steady
“This apparatus allows you to place a load on the body without the instability associated with free weights.”
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Opposite of a situation in which different elements are equal or in the correct proportions
“If Thanos eventually finds all the Infinity Stones, there will be an imbalance of power between himself and The Avengers.”
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Opposite of a remaining group or portion
“It is important to keep the core of the group together if the club wants to maintain success.”
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Opposite of the state of being unbiased
“The reporter's bias is evident in his most recent article.”
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Opposite of mental or emotional stability
“Questions about his fitness were put to bed after a dominant performance on the field.”
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Opposite of a proficiency or well-balanced ability
“I'm plodding on with the street scene, painting, and it's beginning to come to life in spite of my tremulous incompetence.”
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Opposite of the quality of forming a pleasing and consistent whole
“Mission failure will result in an imbalance of power between us and our enemy.”
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Opposite of a small amount of something that remains after the main part has gone or been taken or used
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Opposite of a consideration of things relative to other similar cases
“She is a boastful person who is often prone to exaggeration when it comes to her achievements.”
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Opposite of a state equally removed from two opposite extremes
“If you want to fit into that small dress in time for the wedding, you will have to be on the extremity of being in a calorie deficit.”
Noun
Opposite of the state or feeling of being calm and in control of oneself
Noun
Opposite of the state of having a normal healthy mind
Noun
Opposite of an agreement or settlement of a dispute through making concessions
Noun
Opposite of a surplus amount
“The sneaky chap gave me a deficit in change, and I intend to do something about it.”
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Opposite of the quality or state of being stable, or firmly established
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Opposite of an act of retaliation
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Opposite of the state or characteristic of being reasonable
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Opposite of the act or state of steadying
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Opposite of the property of being level-headed
Noun
Opposite of the chances or likelihood of something happening or being the case
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Opposite of remainder, remains
Verb
Opposite of to counteract or equal the effect or importance of
“These traditional garments grossly disproportion the male body.”
Verb
Opposite of to hold (an object or objects) precariously
“Use both hands to carry your bowl of noodles, otherwise, you will wobble and spill it.”
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Opposite of to compare the relative weight or importance of
“I'm really organized in my work life but I overcompensate it with a chaotic personal life.”
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Opposite of to calculate or make equal numerically
“I estimate the value of his business to be around two million dollars.”
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Opposite of to give what is owed for
“In a financial crisis, the government might raise taxes, cut government expenditure, default on its liabilities, or repudiate the debt.”
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Opposite of to show uncertainty about the right course of action
“He's the type of person that will commit and ask questions later.”
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Opposite of to make equal in amount, degree, or status
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Opposite of make uniform in application or effect
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Opposite of to act so as to neutralize or correct
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Opposite of to estimate, measure, or note the similarity or dissimilarity between
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Opposite of be or cause to be balanced or suspended
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Opposite of to align or position in the center of
“I know what you are like with decor, and you are very likely to displace the ornaments.”
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Opposite of to balance with an equal force so as to make ineffective
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Opposite of to render useless or neutralize
“Staying away from me in the morning will strengthen our relationship because absence makes the heart grow fonder.”
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Opposite of to regulate the speed or amount of something given or administered
“Do not rush the amount of information that you provide to the learner at any one time.”
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Opposite of neutralize or cancel by exerting an opposite influence
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Opposite of to make or give a flat and even surface to
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Opposite of to match or rival in performance or extent
“Kieran said he was just happy to finish first, but to beat the world record was a nice bonus.”
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Opposite of to sway unsteadily from one side to the other
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Opposite of control being passed from one to the other using interrupts
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Opposite of to give what is owed for
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