What is the opposite of existing?

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Opposite of currently in effect
“And with dawning horror, Sally realized that the flashlight's batteries were dead.”
Opposite of being alive and living
“The men persuaded the woman they had been sent to remove a dead pigeon from her water tank.”
Opposite of existing or happening right now
“The Avengers have faced a number of dangerous enemies, each time finding a way to save the Earth from an impending end.”
Opposite of continuing in existence, operation or use
“The accumulator system has been inactive for years, and for tramway purposes, displays little or no symptoms of resuscitation.”
Opposite of used or accepted broadly
Opposite of relating to or existing at the present time
“My future plan is to have a basketball camp in every state for young underprivileged girls.”
Opposite of relating to the current period of time
Opposite of having been established as an institution
Opposite of ongoing, or in progress
“Before his job is finished, he will create a list of suggestions that could reduce the energy consumption of her home by 50 per cent.”
Opposite of existing in reality or as a matter of fact
“Not surprisingly, a majority would not sign a blank cheque for a hypothetical war.”
Opposite of existing at the present time
“They never invaded, but Napoleon's troops received careful and invaluable training for future military operations.”
Opposite of existing or in progress
“He was elated with the change in management, as he was not fond of his former boss.”
Opposite of existing independently of the mind
“Four categories of irrational beliefs are defined, representing thinking modes which are nonempirical and reflect an absolutistic view of reality.”
Opposite of real and tangible rather than imaginary
“He was simply trying to paint a picture of a possible or intelligible immaterial world.”
Opposite of still existing, present, or in use
Opposite of the state or fact of existing
“The nonexistence of Father Christmas and the Tooth Fairy came as something of a shock.”
Opposite of an income sufficient to live on or the means of earning it
Opposite of present participle for to live, especially under adverse conditions
“Physically, we would die without food and water.”
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