What is the opposite of being?

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Noun
(nonexistence) Opposite of the state or fact of existing
“The nonexistence of Father Christmas and the Tooth Fairy came as something of a shock.”
Noun
(oblivion) Opposite of the state or fact of existing
“The town lost all of its inhabitants and ultimately sank into complete oblivion.”
Noun
Opposite of the nature or essence of a person
“His body can no longer endure the rigors of this brutal sport.”
Noun
(object) Opposite of a real or imaginary living entity, especially an intelligent one
“I mistook the shadow for an eerie creature, but it turned out to be nothing more than an irregularly shaped object.”
Noun
(abstract) Opposite of a real or imaginary living entity, especially an intelligent one
“The concept of the Easter Bunny was, admittedly, foreign to me, but I rather enjoyed the activity of egg hunting.”
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Opposite of member of human species
Noun
Opposite of a thing that is complete in itself
“Each individual constituent contributes in its own way the to the coherent whole.”
Noun
Opposite of the condition of being essential
Noun
Opposite of a human being, as opposed to a divine being
“He was an immortal gifted with the special ability to move freely through the Shadowrealms and yet remain unaffected by them.”
Noun
Opposite of the intrinsic nature or quality of something, especially abstract, which determines its character
Noun
Opposite of a human being in the general sense
“One such story sees a man fall in love with an android who cannot love him back.”
Noun
An individual person
“Born when spring was in full bloom, you're an earthy soul with a refined sense of beauty.”
Noun
Opposite of a human being in the general sense
“And now, ladies and gentlemen, I will make this object disappear!”
Noun
Opposite of the existence of a sentient being
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Opposite of everything that exists
“The irreality of the cinematographic signifier invites a comparison between the dream and the image in the mirror.”
Noun
Opposite of the way in which things exist in real life
“The unreality of perpetually putting on a public face and concealing personal suffering have clearly taken their toll.”
Noun
Opposite of an income sufficient to live on or the means of earning it
Noun
(informal) Opposite of a human being in the general sense
“He literally could not believe that he was an alien from Planet Namek, despite the fact that he had green skin and antenna.”
Noun
Opposite of the way in which a person lives
“I had to make a split with my old way of life as it was proving to be detrimental to my life.”
Noun
Opposite of the state or fact of existing, occurring, or being present
“In my father's absence he likes to visit my mother, most of the time for no reason.”
Noun
Opposite of effect
Noun
Opposite of one's deepest thoughts and emotions
“Although he has a quiet and humble demeanor, the captain has a fierce competitive streak and leads by example.”
Verb
Opposite of present participle for to stay in the same place or condition
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