What is the opposite of desire?

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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.”
Opposite for motivation or inclination
“He had a strong disinterest in becoming an accountant despite the encouragement of his parents to do so.”
Opposite for an intense, heated emotion
“You must be in a state of calmness to restore balance to your state of mind.”
Opposite for feelings of lust
“The abbot found that abstinence would surprisingly lead to a newfound purity of body and spirit.”
Opposite for to earnestly long for
“I am currently on a sugar-free diet and will shun ice-cream right now.”
Opposite for to long for emotionally or romantically
“Brett drank too much beer and Christine would despise him from the moment he said hello.”
Opposite for a craving for food
“I have had my fill of cheap takeout and am no longer hungry.”
Opposite for the state of being covetous
“His generosity with his wealth made him a popular figure within the community.”
(archaic) Opposite for an earnest request
“As a response to the King's desire, the festival shall commemorate the birth of his newborn son.”
(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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