What is the opposite of celebration?

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Opposite of a social gathering or enjoyable activity held to celebrate something
“I prefer solitude because I have an introverted personality.”
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Opposite of the enjoyment or revelry that derives from a celebration
“The consumption of alcohol was sapping the strength of the people and there was misery everywhere.”
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Opposite of the action of celebrating an important day or event
“A protest would be held, with demonstrators calling on the national students' organization to revise its no-platform policies.”
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Opposite of a formal evening party
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Opposite of an activity engaged in for amusement, or the act of engaging in one
“The event was a catastrophe where everything that could go wrong did go wrong.”
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Opposite of a gathering of a social nature
“After the fall of the Starks, a feud befell the different Houses in the North.”
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Opposite of an event or item that is out of the ordinary and gives great pleasure
“Early dinners are a routine for us and normally consist of a protein with roast vegetables.”
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Opposite of a day of festivity or recreation when no work is done
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Opposite of an act performed for religious or ceremonial reasons
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Opposite of enthusiastic and public praise
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Opposite of an observance or celebration to honor the memory of some person or event
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Opposite of joy or satisfaction resulting from success or victory
“Ravi dropped his head in disappointment after conceding the lead to Bindra.”
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Opposite of a sacred act or ceremony in Christianity
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Opposite of a feeling of high regard for someone
“The conman deserves contempt for the crimes he has perpetrated on his victims.”
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Opposite of a prescribed order for performing a ritual ceremony, especially one characteristic of a particular religion or Church
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Opposite of a short period of enjoyment or wild behavior
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Opposite of the act of lauding
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Opposite of a mass meeting of people making a political protest or showing support for a cause
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Opposite of amusement, entertainment, occasionally to excess
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