What is the opposite of impulse?

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Opposite of a natural affinity or disposition towards something
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Opposite of something that arouses activity or action in someone or something
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Opposite of the state of acting, or the tendency to act, impulsively
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Opposite of a proclivity or inclination towards something or someone
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Opposite of a sudden and unaccountable change of mood or behavior
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Opposite of a natural inclination or tendency towards something
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Opposite of a sudden desire or change of mind, especially one that is unusual or unexplained
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Opposite of the action of driving or pushing, typically forward or onward
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Opposite of a sudden impulse or desire
“His nonchalance and cool attitude towards her was really beginning to bug her in more ways than one.”
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(figurative) Opposite of something that provides a stimulus to the mind or soul
“I am surprised that this fluff actually passed the chief editor's approval.”
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Opposite of a healthy and vigorous-rooted plant that is used in grafting, most commonly as a sound base to support a scion that bears desirable fruit in orchard culture
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Opposite of strength or energy as an attribute of physical action or movement
“His failure to put a second-rater like Burns to sleep was an excellent proof of the weakness of his blows.”
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Opposite of an impulsive or illogical desire
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Opposite of the tendency to undergo change, characteristic of both animal and vegetable organisms, and not restrained or checked by the environment
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