What is the opposite of desire?

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Noun
Opposite for a deep longing or wish for something
“The crowd and judges were shocked when the pageant contestant said she had a disgust for world peace.”
Noun
Opposite for motivation or inclination
“He had a strong disinterest in becoming an accountant despite the encouragement of his parents to do so.”
Noun
Opposite for an intense, heated emotion
“You must be in a state of calmness to restore balance to your state of mind.”
Noun
Opposite for feelings of lust
“The abbot found that abstinence would surprisingly lead to a newfound purity of body and spirit.”
Verb
Opposite for to earnestly long for
“I am currently on a sugar-free diet and will shun ice-cream right now.”
Verb
Opposite for to long for emotionally or romantically
“Brett drank too much beer and Christine would despise him from the moment he said hello.”
Noun
Opposite for a craving for food
“I have had my fill of cheap takeout and am no longer hungry.”
Noun
Opposite for the state of being covetous
“His generosity with his wealth made him a popular figure within the community.”
Noun
(archaic) Opposite for an earnest request
“As a response to the King's desire, the festival shall commemorate the birth of his newborn son.”
Verb
(archaic) Opposite for to put a request to someone
“Kindly answer to the King that his desire for me to leave shall not be countenanced.”
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