What is the opposite of burden?

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Noun
Opposite of a misfortune or affliction that causes worry, hardship, or distress
“We are an international agency concerned with the alleviation of human suffering.”
Noun
Opposite of that which hinders progress or one's ability to proceed
“The Government must exert leadership and provide assistance to help meet our national goals.”
Noun
Opposite of the main theme or gist of a speech, book, or argument
“A major subtheme of the book is the feud between Generals Philip Schuyler and Horatio Gates.”
Noun
(rare) Opposite of a part of a song which is repeated
“When they finished the bridge of the song, Jimmy nodded his head to Marcus who finally closed out the famous jazz favorite to a rousing and joyful standing ovation.”
Noun
Opposite of a cause of great distress or misfortune
“He has had a rough life with cerebral palsy, but music has been such a blessing for our son and a fantastic outlet for his creativity.”
Noun
Opposite of the meaning of something
“We scream at how senseless the violence seems, and the meaninglessness of the tragedy.”
Noun
Opposite of an instruction, command, or role given to a person or group
Noun
Opposite of a boring, tedious or tiresome thing or person
Noun
Opposite of a thing which one is required to do as part of a job, role, or legal obligation
“She stated that her debilitating physical disability was grounds for work exemption.”
Noun
Opposite of a person or thing which causes annoyance
“My loving family is a great blessing to me.”
Noun
Opposite of the most important aspects or practical details of a subject or situation
Noun
Opposite of a sense of stressful urgency caused by having too many demands on one's time or resources
“That would be Batman's voice on the comms as he works to bring a bit of calm to the group.”
Noun
Opposite of an engagement or obligation that restricts freedom of action
“It was my irresponsibility over the financial aspects of the accident that was worrying Mr. Spidell, not the accident itself, which was a stroke of luck in his estimation.”
Noun
Opposite of an event or circumstance that causes sorrow
“It was pure luck that she managed to escape serious injury after the catastrophic accident.”
Noun
(count noun) Opposite of a feeling of worry or anxiety
“Despite the results not falling her way, there was a sense of carefreeness about her, and she was convinced that everything would still be ok.”
Noun
Opposite of a mental or emotional conflict or struggle
Noun
Opposite of the material dealt with in a speech, performance or work
“By way of digression and as an aside, here's a little anecdote from education.”
Noun
Opposite of something that needs to be resolved
“It's an inescapable truth that these problems have no easy solution.”
Noun
Opposite of the principal purpose or theme of a course of action or line of reasoning
Noun
Opposite of the consequence brought about by a particular event
“The inconsequentiality of the evidence brought forward against the defendant has been a complete waste of the court's time.”
Noun
Opposite of an unfavorable circumstance or condition that reduces the chances of success or effectiveness
“Banknotes have a natural advantage over coins in that they are lighter to carry but are also less durable.”
Noun
Opposite of an obstacle to the normal progress or functioning of something
“It will be the foundation stone for the education and promotion of sustainable design and the incorporation of renewable energy technology.”
Noun
Opposite of a specific meaning
“Even more interestingly for consideration of this text's structure, Ames stresses the particular quality of this phrase's polysemy.”
Noun
Opposite of the substance or content of a text or speech, as distinct from its style or form
Noun
(colloquial, US) Opposite of a difficult or tedious undertaking
“With this lemonade concentrate in the refrigerator, making a cold drink is a cinch.”
Noun
Opposite of used to refer to something regarded as oppressive or restrictive
Noun
Opposite of a very unpleasant or frightening experience or prospect
Noun
(dated) Opposite of a duty or responsibility associated with one's position
Noun
Opposite of a significantly difficult task or experience
“Life was a luxury for him now that he had finally made a success of himself.”
Verb
Opposite of to load, or be loaded, heavily with
“Before Daly could disencumber himself of his weapons and costume, Helen entered the hall.”
Verb
Opposite of to cause sadness, distress or anxiety to
“He felt a warm breeze rush by his face, and it seemed to brighten his spirit, as it blew across his body and then upward.”
Verb
Opposite of to make heavy demands on
Verb
Opposite of to inflict something undesirable on someone
“The aid of a professional draughtsman can not only help you bring your home to life, but also save you from complications later down the line.”
Verb
Opposite of to afflict, or be afflicted with, a misfortune or something undesirable
“The shield held six magical tokens from his first Quest in Avantia that would bless him with powers over the Good Beasts.”
Verb
Opposite of to put in an unfavorable position in relation to someone or something else
“She had a practical view on how political stability would benefit economic progress.”
Verb
Opposite of to inflict or impose, especially a charge or penalty
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